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Illegal Drugs and Stolen Property Seizure

Post Date:06/01/2017 4:37 PM

RELEASED BY: LIEUTENANT SCOTT MOSTERT

CASE #’S 17-31789 & 17-33659

In continuing efforts to target both drug related crimes and property crime within the City of Melbourne, the Melbourne Police Department Special Investigations Unit in conjunction with the Melbourne Police Department Patrol Division and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, conducted an investigation to the sale of illegal drugs at 611 Washburn Rd. within the City. During the course of the investigation, uniformed Patrol officers from both agencies stopped a vehicle involved in trafficking stolen property leaving 611 Washburn Rd. and subsequently arrested the driver, Daniel C. Dawson, for driving with a suspended license and several illegal drug charges. Agents with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene where additional stolen property items were recovered from the warehouse shop area. Detectives with the Melbourne Police Department Special Investigations Unit served a search warrant for illegal drugs on the warehouse shop and recovered an assortment of drugs. Additional suspected stolen property was located inside the unit and was also confiscated. The illegal drugs located were crack cocaine, Oxycodone, Hydromorphone, Heroin, and Alprazolam. Alan Michael Smyth was arrested for the following offenses from the warehouse shop:

MP17-31789
Arrested:
Alan Michael Smyth
W/M 11/28/1969
Charges:
Possession of Cocaine
Possession of Oxycodone
Possession of Hydromorphone
Possession of Heroin
Possession of Alprazolam

MP17-33659
Daniel Christopher Dawson
W/M 11/15/1987
Charges:
Driving while license suspended with knowledge
Possession of Cocaine
Possession of Heroin
Possession of Hydromorphone
Possession of Alprazolam
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Felony Possession of Controlled Substance while in Control of Motor Vehicle

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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