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West Melbourne Truck Heist: Orlando Resident Arrested Using Surveillance Videos

West Melbourne Truck Heist: Orlando Resident Arrested Using Surveillance Videos

Orlando, FL: An Orlando man, 22, is currently in custody following an incident where he used a box cutter to hold a Brink’s armored truck driver at bay and stole $14,000 in West Melbourne.

Qua’Shaun Jacquez D’onte McClinton was taken into custody on Feb. 14 following a thorough investigation and was accused of robbery with a deadly weapon in connection with the event that occurred on Jan. 8 at Chase Bank located at 115 Palm Bay Road.

A Brevard County judge has decided to keep McClinton in custody without bail at the Brevard County Jail Complex, according to records.

Investigators utilized facial recognition technology, car tag readers, and surveillance video to identify Clinton. They are also actively looking for at least two other individuals who may have been in the getaway vehicle during the robbery, according to court records.

On January 8, West Melbourne police were called to a Chase branch in the Hammock Landings Shopping Plaza following a report of a possible armed robbery by a witness who dialed 911.

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Upon arrival, officers discovered the Brink’s driver, who had been with the company for 17 years, visibly shaken. According to records, the driver explained to detectives that she usually covered routes in Orlando, but had to work in an unfamiliar area due to a co-worker calling in sick.

According to the driver, she was at the ATM loading cash cartridges when two men, one of them holding a box cutter, approached her. Fortunately, she was not injured in the incident. According to police, one of the individuals took a cassette containing $14,000.

Another vehicle started to enter the vicinity, prompting both individuals to return to their car and depart, according to records.

Investigators later discovered that the car left at the scene, a Hyundai Sonata, had been rented through an online platform and returned to the owner on January 8. Investigation update

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