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Drug, Firearms, and Currency Seizure

Post Date:06/01/2017 11:23 AM

RELEASED BY:  LIEUTENANT SCOTT MOSTERT                   

CASE # 16-72457

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 conducted a lengthy investigation to the sale of illegal drugs at 3510 Applin Way within the City.  Two suspects were arrested, and several drugs, including powder cocaine, crack cocaine, MDMA (Ecstasy), Oxycodone, Heroin, and Cannabis, were seized. A handgun and $8225.00 in currency were also confiscated. The suspects arrested were identified as Steven Laron Eaddy and Edward Lemound White.

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Arrested:                            
Steven Laron Eaddy        
B/M  07/11/1974                        
Charges:
Possession of Cocaine
Possession of Oxycodone
Possession of MDMA
Resisting arrest without violence

Edward Lemound White
B/M 12/01/1979
Charges:
Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon
Possession of Ammunition by Convicted Felon
Possession of Cocaine
Possession of Cannabis
Resisting arrest without violence

White also had a felony arrest warrant for Failure to Appear Ref possession of cocaine and cannabis along with resisting arrest
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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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