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Traffic safety initiative helps MPD capture wanted felon

Post Date:11/21/2017 3:50 PM


CASE # 17-75510

Location of arrest: New Haven/US1

Date of capture: 11/18/17, 2:40AM

On Friday, November 18, 2017, at 2:40 AM, Officers were enforcing “Operation Street Smart,” a city-wide traffic safety initiative, in the south DDACTS area at New Haven/US1 when they stopped a male on a bicycle for a traffic violation (no white/red light on bicycle). Subject initially gave a false name of James Gerard. After utilizing live-scan, the subject was positively identified as Michael Dudley-Palmer who was wanted by the Melbourne Police Department in reference to a SWAT call-out/barricaded subject on Pineapple Ave on November 13th. Dudley-Palmer was additionally charged with providing false information, resisting arrest without violence and violation of probation.

Michael B. Dudley-Palmer
W/M 3/19/92, Melbourne
Aggravated Assault w/ deadly weapon/False imprisonment/Felony Battery
VOP-Felony Battery/Robbery/Providing False Information/Resisting Arrest without Violence

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