Cocoa Woman Charged with Battery, Resisting Arrest at Paradise Beach, Crowd Kicks Sand on MPD Officers During Arrest
By Fox 35 // March 22, 2021
Suspect: Alyamia Burdick, 18, from Cocoa
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA (FOX 35) – Police said that while attempting to arrest a woman for possessing marijuana, a crowd gathered around them and kicked sand onto them.
An arrest affidavit from the Melbourne Police Department said that the incident happened on Saturday at Paradise Beach.
They said that two uniformed officers were on foot patrol when they noticed a woman, identified as 18-year-old Alyamia Burdick, smoking a rolled cigar and holding a bottle of Hennessey. When she noticed the officers, she tossed the cigar to the ground.
They identified the substance inside as marijuana due to the smell and green leafy appearance.
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