Melbourne man busted with cocaine, heroin inside Public Restroom

Police find man smoking narcotics in a public restroom in Melbourne, Florida.
Police find man smoking narcotics in a public restroom in Melbourne, Florida.

MELBOURNE, Florida – A man who was caught smoking marijuana inside a public restroom had cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine on him, according to the Melbourne Police Department.

Christopher Dale Walker, 27, was arrested for Cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana, Methamphetamine Possession, Using a 2 Way Communication Device to Facilitate, and having a Controlled Substance without a Prescription.

Police said the drugs were packaged with intent to sell.

On Monday at approximately 12:30 p.m. a security guard at Brevard Health Alliance called the Melbourne Police Department to report that he believed someone was smoking narcotics in the men’s public restroom after smelling the odor of marijuana.

Officers arrived and saw Walker exiting from a stall in the restroom.

“Upon exit from the stall, I detected an odor of burned marijuana coming from his person, and he had an unlit cigarette hanging from his mouth,” the officer said.

The officer instructed Walker to walk outside with him. Walker was placed under arrest, and a search of his backpack revealed numerous suspected narcotics.

Melbourne police found the following items:

  • Two ziplock bags containing marijuana.
  • Two clear plastic bags.
  • One containing heroin, the other cocaine.
  • A red plastic bag containing methamphetamine.
  • One large digital scale used for selling drugs.
  • Plastic straws used for narcotics, and unused needles commonly used for heroin.

Additionally, Walker was charged with possession of methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, and marijuana within 1000 feet of a private college with the intent to distribute.

Walker was transported to the Brevard County Jail where bond was set at $73,500.

DISCLAIMER: Arrests and mugshots were made public by complaint affidavits, arrest affidavits, and police reports. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

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Scott Lee travels between Brevard County and Indian River County and has been writing for various publications for approximately 30 years. Lee also writes for Sebastian Daily covering Vero Beach and Florida news. Currently, he covers Palm Bay, West Melbourne, and the Melbourne area.
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