Palm Bay Police Department Takes Drug Dealer Off the Streets

Palm Bay woman advised officers that she sells drugs for a dealer who supplies them to her.
Palm Bay woman advised officers that she sells drugs for a dealer who supplies them to her.

PALM BAY – Rebecca Maria Gross, 37, was busted with Hydrocodone, Alprazolam, Amphetamine, Buprenorphine Hydrochloride, Suboxone, Cocaine, Oxycodone, and Marijuana in her possession with intent to sell.

On Friday, January 18, 2019, the Palm Bay Police Department responded to the Kangaroo Express, located at 900 Malabar Rd, in reference to a suspicious vehicle.

When officers arrived, they observed Gross, of Palm Bay, sleeping in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. When asked if there was anything illegal in the car such as narcotics or drug paraphernalia, she responded “yes”.

She advised that there were narcotics in her purse. She was detained and removed from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed a small container with various pills, a yellow bag with white powder, various drug paraphernalia, a small bag of marijuana, and a small bag of crack cocaine.

In a sworn audio-recorded interview Gross identified all of the narcotics to be: Hydrocodone, Alprazolam, Amphetamine, Buprenorphine Hydrochloride, Suboxone, and Oxycodone.

Gross advised officers that she sells them for a dealer who supplies the drugs to her. Additionally, she stated that she got the Suboxone from a friend in trade for other narcotics.

At that time Gross was placed under arrest for intent to sell Hydrocodone, Alprazolam, Amphetamine, Buprenorphine Hydrochloride, Suboxone, Oxycodone, and Cocaine. She was also charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana.

Charges:

  • Hallucinogen – Poss W Intent Sell Mfg Deliver Sch I, III, IV
  • Hallucinogen – Poss W Intent Sell Mfg Deliver Sch I, III, IV
  • Hallucinogen – Poss W Intent Sell Mfg Deliver Sch I, III, IV
  • Hallucinogen – Poss W Intent Sell Mfg Deliver Sch I, III, IV
  • Hallucinogen – Poss W Intent Sell Mfg Deliver Sch I, III, IV
  • Cocaine – Poss W Intent Sell Mfg Deliver Sch II
  • Marijuana – Possession greater than 20 Gr
  • Poss/Use Drug Parapernalia

She was transported to the Palm Bay Police Department for booking and then turned over to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

Gross’ Total Bond Amount is $31,000.

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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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