Men face judge in AC theft
MIAMI (WSVN) -- Two men in connection with an air conditioning theft ring appeared in court.
Mahe Batista and Ariel Perez Estupinon faced a judge Thursday morning.
Detectives conducted a sting dubbed "Operation Cooldown" to investigate a recent string of AC thefts. Eight men in total were arrested for stealing more than $1.5 million worth of air conditioning units.
The men are being held on $62,500 bond each and have been ordered to surrender all travel documents.
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