Brevard Crime News

UPDATE: Melbourne Police Officer Shot By Barricaded Suspect at Suburban Extended Stay Hotel

A Melbourne police officer was shot at the Suburban Extended Stay hotel at 1125 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on Friday evening. Melbourne Police Chief David Gillespie said during a press conference that officers were called to the hotel for a well-being check around 5 p.m. and spoke to a suspect who had barricaded himself inside a room. “The subject fired through the door toward law enforcement,” said Gillespie, who went on to say the 26-year-old officer was hit in the chest that struck a bulletproof vest. […]

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West Melbourne Police Officer Injured In Vehicle Crash On U.S. 192 Near I-95

A West Melbourne police officer was injured when his police cruiser was involved in a crash with a Volkswagen Jetta Tuesday about 4 p.m. The crash occurred on U.S. 192 near the Interstate 95 exit. According to police, the Jetta driver and the officer were both taken to the hospital. The identity and condition of the officer and Jetta driver have not been released at this time. […]