Bomb Squads Inspecting Suspicious Package At West Melbourne PD

West Melbourne PD
West Melbourne PD

WEST MELBOURNE, Florida – Bomb squads inspected a suspicious package that was left at the West Melbourne Police Department on Monday.

The package was found at approximately 7:30 a.m. Businesses around the building were evacuated.

The building near the police department was closed and employees had been evacuated. Minton Road was shut down for about 1 hour.

Traffic was diverted onto Henry Avenue and Helen Avenue.

Investigators from Brevard County Sheriff’s Office deployed a robot to examine the package.

At approximately 9:30 a.m., Melbourne Police reported the area is “all clear” after inspecting the package.

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Andy Hodges began his career in the field of radio and TV broadcasting where he worked for about a decade. The Jupiter, Florida resident then pursued computers as they were coming to market in the late 1980's. Andy has owned a computer business, been a software programmer, and has worked as a Senior Systems Analyst/Engineer in the Information Technology sector in Atlanta. He eventually returned to Florida and made Sebastian his home in 2002.
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