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Recent Crime News
Friday Jun 12 | via WFTV Orlando
A Palm Bay man was arrested by the West Melbourne police after an incident a local fast food restaurant on Palm Bay Road in May. Maynard Mazard, 27, complained to Chick-fil-A management that his order from a previous visit was incorrect, police said. Police said that this was not the first time Mazard had made the complaint, so management had questioned the validity of his claim and decided not to issue a refund. Comment?
Friday Jun 12 | via Click Orlando
A Palm Bay man was arrested after police say he threw a Chick-fil-A employee's cellphone on the ground after they wouldn't issue him a refund. Maynard Mazard, 27, was charged on Thursday with robbery, burglary of a structure with a battery and grand theft in the incident last month. Comment?
Monday Jun 8 | via WESH-TV
A person of interest in a robbery spree was shot and killed at a Burger King by Melbourne police. Reporter Gail Paschall-Brown has the story. Comment?
Monday Jun 8 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Melbourne police officers fatally shot a person of interest in a recent string of robberies after they say he pulled a handgun Man fatally shot after pulling gun on Florida officers MELBOURNE, Fla. - Melbourne police officers fatally shot a person of interest in a recent string of robberies after they say he pulled a handgun Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1MiHOrx MELBOURNE, Fla. Comment?
Monday Jun 8 | via WESH-TV
A person of interest in a robbery spree was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Melbourne on Sunday night, according to police. Rikki Klaus reports. Comment?
Jun 2, 2015 | via Daily Mail
Pictured: American visual effects film editor, 29, who was mauled to death by a lion when it pounced through her open car window in a South African safari park as she took its photograph Father finds long lost daughter after 16-year search... only to be slapped with a $7,800 bill for foster care she was placed in without his knowledge FBI to probe Sepp Blatter as disgraced FIFA chief finally falls on his sword six days after cash scandal that rocked world football Revealed: The squalid conditions behind Qatar's tainted $260 billion World Cup ... where 4,000 are predicted to die before the first ball is kicked Teen wins $45,000 after NYPD cop arrested her for spurning his advances while she was out getting an after-school snack Hero doctor killed as he tried in vain to save his two daughters, 7 and 14, and their friend, 13, from drowning when their water ski boat capsized in a Utah lake ... (more) Comment?
Jun 1, 2015 | via The Times Leader
A man who pleaded guilty in March to four counts of robbery was sentenced Friday to three to six years behind bars, court papers say. Kristopher Ray Rasmussen, 30, last known address Melbourne, Florida, must split restitution of more than $4,600 with his co-defendant Aaron Flowers, according to court documents. Comment?
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