Melbourne Police Arrests Three Teens For Burglary and Resisting Arrest
By Space Coast Daily // May 2, 2016
charged with burglary and resisting arrest without violence
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Melbourne police responded to a call of a possible burglary in which three teen suspects were seen fleeing the area on foot near the 800 block on Spiller St.
With the assistance of citizens in the area, the initial units on scene were able to gather a description of the suspects and a direction of travel.
Numerous officers responded and a perimeter was quickly established.
A short time later, the suspects were seen running eastbound under US-1 on the south side of the Eau Gallie River.
Officers pursued the subjects and two were eventually apprehended trying to hide in a wooded area.
The third subject surrendered when confronted under the overpass by Officer Rodriguez and his k-9 partner Caesar.
Two of the suspects are 16-years-old and one 15-year-old.
The suspects are charged with burglary and resisting arrest without violence.
Melbourne Police want to express their thanks by proving this as another great example of the community and their police department working together to solve crime and reduce victimization.
ABOVE MAP: Melbourne police responded to a call of a possible burglary in which three teen suspects were seen fleeing the area on foot near the 800 block on Spiller St.