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Melbourne Police Department Warns Citizens of Scams Appearing in Space Coast Facebook Sale Groups

Melbourne Police Department officials have issued a warning to citizens of potential scams appearing in Space Coast area Facebook sales groups. According to officials, there have been reports of false lost/missing children being posted in Facebook groups all over the country. Posters will often claim to have found children and are soliciting the help of Facebook users rather than reporting to the police. […]

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Melbourne Police Department Now Accepting Applications for Law Enforcement Trust Fund Donations

The Melbourne Police Department is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for Law Enforcement Trust Fund (LETF) donations beginning September 26. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 14. The Law Enforcement Trust Fund provides donations to not-for-profit organizations that promote programs addressing drug abuse education, drug treatment, drug prevention, crime prevention, or safe neighborhoods. […]

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Melbourne Police Crisis Negotiation Unit, SWAT Team Defuse Apparent Armed Confrontation

The Melbourne Police Department SWAT team responded to 401 Poinciana Drive in reference to a man pointing a gun at the 911 caller while making threats to harm. Melbourne Police Lt. Ryan Schorert said the suspect is identified as 32-year-old Adam Williams, who was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Battery and Resisting Without Violence. […]