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Machine Gun Taken off Melbourne Streets

Post Date:06/01/2017 9:22 AM

RELEASED BY:  LIEUTENANT SCOTT MOSTERT
      
CASE #’S 17-31540, 17-33529, 17-29884, 17-28487

In continuing efforts to target drug related crimes within the City of Melbourne, the Melbourne Police Department Special Investigations Unit in conjunction with the Melbourne Police Department SWAT Team and the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) conducted an illegal drug and firearm sales operation occurring at 1594 Virginia Drive within the City. 

David Wade Cline, W/M, date of birth 12/24/1958, was arrested for the following offenses:

MP17-28478                                        
Arrested:                            
David Wade Cline        
W/M:  12/24/1958                        
Charges:
Possession of Methamphetamine
Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon
Possession of Ammunition by Convicted Felon
Possession of Automatic Firearm

17-29884
Possession of Methamphetamine                            
Sale of Methamphetamine

17-30356
Possession of Methamphetamine                            
Sale of Methamphetamine

17-31540
Possession of Methamphetamine                            
Sale of Methamphetamine
Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon

17-33529
Possession of Methamphetamine                            
Sale of Methamphetamine

A female located on the property identified as Tia D. Cundiff was also arrested for an outstanding Capias request for retail grand theft and uttering a forged instrument.

Tia D Cundiff
W/F, 11/15/1957

Capias Ref Grand Theft and Uttering Forged Instrument
2017-CF-028327

MP 40 9 mm Machine Gun with assorted ammunition was recovered from 1594 Virginia Dr.

The Melbourne Police Department is investigating this incident. If you have any information please call Crime line:  1-800-423-TIPS (8477)

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