West Melbourne was formed in 1959 to stop the city from being annexed into Melbourne. There are 18,355 people in this city which is 10.2 square miles in size. The city is a part of Brevard County in Florida and has experienced the highest population growth percentage of any city in the area since it was formed.
Crime and Arrests in West Melbourne
West Melbourne is considered a relatively safe town with a near average or slightly below average crime rate most years. Statistics from 2003 show that there was a jump in crime that year, but with this exception the crime has remained relatively manageable. Reports from 2012 show that there was one murder and one rape report that year, along with 8 instances of robbery and 46 reported assaults. That year there were also 90 instances of burglary and 489 instances of theft. There were 29 auto thefts reported that year and only two cases of arson.
The law enforcement officers in West Melbourne are determined to keep the peace and also have set up a drug watch program in hopes of arresting those using illegal narcotics. There are 32 police officers that patrol this area, but it is also patrolled by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office.
Defending West Melbourne Clients Since 1999
At Steven G. Casanova, P.A., we have been protecting the accused for almost 15 years right here in Brevard County. Our office is located in Melbourne but we also extend our services to all of the various areas in Brevard County. We are passionate about criminal defense, and our lead attorney has taken steps to distinguish himself as a professional and trustworthy attorney.
He is able to represent clients at any level of court and in all sorts of complexities. He tackles both felonies and misdemeanors and is willing to represent juveniles in their cases as well. Don't hesitate to call the firm right away if you want to learn more about how this defense can help you.
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