West Melbourne police detectives are seeking the identity of a suspect that burglarized Michelli’s Pizzeria last Thursday. “The same subject is the suspect in another business burglary at NY Pizza Spot, located at 2231 W. New Haven Avenue that occurred on December 16,” said West Melbourne police on Facebook.
West Melbourne Police Chief Richard Wiley, third from right, congratulated and welcomed new police officers Corey Casey, William Grandinetti, Brian Liguori and Zachary Martin, who were all sworn in by Chief Wiley on Thursday, December 20, surrounded by family and friends.
West Melbourne police are seeking William Arthur Stanley, 84, who has a diminished mental capacity and is believed to have early stages of dementia.
West Melbourne police officers arrested suspected armed robber Antonio R. McGhee Friday afternoon at about 5:30 p.m. McGhee is a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred on June 30 at about 3:40 a.m. at the Steak ‘n Shake restaurant located at 1651 West New Haven Avenue where he brandished a firearm and demanded money.
West Melbourne police officials have identified 45-year-old Donald Edward Whitmer Jr. of Palm Bay as the individual who died during Monday’s incident at the Publix supermarket located at 2261 West New Haven Avenue.
Rachael Lynn Thomas, 30, has now been charged with two counts of felony murder for the deaths of “Baby John” and “Baby Jane,” according to West Melbourne Police Capt Richard Cordeau.
West Melbourne police detectives are actively investigating the deaths of two infants in the 100 block of Laurel Oak Street.
West Melbourne Police have charged a longtime bookkeeper with Hills Inc. with fraud and theft charges that accumulated $1.3 million for crimes dating back to 2010.