Palm Bay man arrested after shining laser at BCSO helicopter

Support local journalism. Unlock unlimited digital access to floridatoday.com Click here and subscribe today. A Palm Bay man was arrested on New Ye...

January 6, 2023
5:44 PM

Support local journalism. Unlock unlimited digital access to floridatoday.com Click here and subscribe today. A Palm Bay man was arrested on New Year's night after shining a laser at the sheriff's office helicopter as deputies assisted Palm Bay with an unrelated case, Sheriff Wayne Ivey said. That evening, Brevard County Sheriff's Office assisted Palm Bay Police in locating a suspect in a stabbing incident with the use of their STAR helicopter, Ivey said in a Facebook post. During the search, as a deputy flew over the area of Minton Road and Malabar Road at about 10:45 p.

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