|Man accused in gold heist arrested|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
MIAMI — After a year-long escape overseas that ended at a border crossing in Belize, the man accused of a $2.8 million gold heist in Coral Gables is back behind bars in a Miami-Dade jail.
He won’t be getting bail.
A judge on Thursday ordered Raonel Valdez Valhuerdis, 35, held in jail as prosecutors prepare to try him for a brazen armed robbery.
He was believed to have run to Mexico, and was captured in February crawling through the bushes at a Belize border crossing with Guatemala, according to federal authorities.
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