BCSO Apprehends Armed Fugitive in Melbourne

By  //  November 8, 2013

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Wanted for Violation of Felony Probation

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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit located and arrested 33-year-old Dan Stinson, who was wanted for Violation of Felony Probation.

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit located and arrested 33-year-old Dan Stinson, who was wanted for Violation of Felony Probation. (BCSO images)

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit located and arrested 33-year-old Dan Stinson, who was wanted for Violation of Felony Probation. At the time of arrest, Stinson was the in possession of a loaded SKS 7.62 assault rifle and a loaded Glock .40 caliber handgun, pictured above right. (BCSO images)

According to BCSO, Stinson attempted to flee in his vehicle, but was quickly apprehended today in the area of 150 E. University Boulevard in Melbourne. At the time of arrest, Stinson was the in possession of a loaded SKS 7.62 assault rifle and a loaded Glock .40 caliber handgun.

The handgun was determined to have been stolen during a vehicle burglary currently being investigated by the Palm Bay Police Department.

Stinson was charged with Violation of Felony Probation, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Resisting Arrest without Violence as well as an on-site Violation of Probation. Stinson was transported to the Brevard County Jail Complex where he is being held without bond.

Anyone with information about the investigation is urged to call CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

Anyone with information about the investigation is urged to call CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

In addition to these charges, the Melbourne Police Department also charged Stinson with Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Battery Domestic Violence for an unrelated incident.

Anyone with information regarding a wanted person is asked to call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit 321-264-5333 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).


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