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Man wanted in assault with firearm in Miami Beach lived in West Park with 11 weapons, deputies say

WEST PARK, Fla. – A law enforcement team went to a house in West Park in search of Risson Beaubrun and they found him, 11 firearms, bullets, high capacity magazines, ballistic vests with rifle plates, and oxycodone, the Broward Sheriff’s Office announced on Wednesday.

Beaubrun, 27, and three others were wanted for aggravated assault with a firearm in Miami Beach. Officers arrested the other three in Aventura, Miramar, and Pembroke Pines.

Risson Beaubrun was arrested July 15 and he is facing charges in a firearm assault in Miami Beach, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. (BSO)

Officers arrested Beaubrun on July 15 at 112 Newton Rd. There was a convicted felon inside the house who was also arrested, according to Miranda Grossman, a spokeswoman for BSO.

The Miami Beach Police Department worked with the BSO SWAT/Fugitive Task Force and the Violence Intervention Proactive Enforcement Response unit, also known as VIPER, and the U.S. Marshal’s Service Fugitive Taskforce.

A law enforcement team found these tactical vests on July 15 inside a home in West Park. (BSO)
A law enforcement team found 11 weapons on July 15 in a home in West Park. (BSO)

The Miami Beach Police Department hasn’t released information on the assault and the three other suspects arrested.

Broward County court records show Beaubrun was born in Port au Prince, Haiti, and he has a pending Jan. 22 third-degree felony case for carrying a concealed firearm. He was also accused of driving with a suspended license.

The court record of the case in Miami-Dade County was not yet available on Wednesday afternoon.


This is a developing story.

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