Cocoa Beach Crime

Cocoa Beach Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Cocoa Beach, FL or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • Cocoa police: Man robbed 7-11, attempted to rob Wawa...

    Monday Feb 19 | via Florida Today 

    Detectives were investigating an armed robbery and an attempted armed robbery that occurred within 2 hours of each other on the same night, same city. Detectives were at the scene of the 7-11 at Dixon and Fiske boulevards, where a suspect displayed a firearm under his shirt and demanded money.

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    Related Topix: Cocoa, FL, Drugs, Cocoa Beach, FL

  • 911 caller: Cocoa Beach man suicidal, drinking befor...

    Sunday Feb 18 | via Florida Today 

    A 59-year-old man shot and killed by Cocoa Beach police late Friday was "suicidal," and had been drinking after he shot out a window in their condominium, according to a woman who called 9-1-1 for help. The woman called dispatchers about 10:20 p.m. Friday, saying that she didn't know if she was safe as her husband wandered along the porch of their Royal Colonial Condos condominium on Banana River Boulevard.

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    Related Topix: Violent Crime, Cocoa Beach, FL, Brevard County, FL

  • Photos: Arrest mugshots 2-16-18

    Saturday Feb 17 | via Florida Today 

    Ncoma Jackson, 23, of Cocoa Beach, charges: Agg battery w deadly weapon; shoot/throw missile in dwell/veh/bldg/aircraft-agg asslt; poss firearm/weapon/ammo by convicted felon; possession of controlled substance without prescription. Mark Stallings, 30, of Satellite Beach, charges: Petit theft from bldg>$100 <$300 1st deg; dealing in stolen property; false verification ownership to pawnbroker <$300.

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    Related Topix: Cocoa Beach, FL, Satellite Beach, FL, Titusville, FL

  • Officer shoots, kills man in Cocoa Beach

    Saturday Feb 17 | via Florida Today 

    A man was killed Friday night in a Cocoa Beach officer-involved shooting at a condominium complex, according to Deputy Chief Wes Mullins. Officers were called to the Royal Colonial Condos in the 2000 block of South Banana River Boulevard around 10:30 p.m. when a woman reported that her husband was drunk and had fired a gun inside their home, Mullins said.

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  • Cocoa Beach police arrest man for Cheater's strip cl...

    Friday Feb 16 | via Florida Today 

    Just after midnight on Tuesday, police say N'Como Jackson, 23, got into a fight with two other men in the parking lot of Cheater's Cabaret, located at 5450 N. Atlantic Ave. Jackson then fired one round from a handgun into the men's truck as they were driving away, according to police reports. Neither of the victims were injured in the shooting.

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    Related Topix: Cocoa Beach, FL

  • How Two Police Drones Saved a Woman's Life

    Thursday Feb 15 | via The Atlantic 

    After years of writing critically about police officers using excessive force and police departments abusing surveillance technology, I couldn't be happier to relay a story in which cops used drones as a tool to help them avoid taking a life. It began when a woman, 57, left Cocoa Beach, Florida, drove all the way to Stafford County, Virginia, pulled into a Walmart parking lot, backed her sedan up against a 16-wheeler cab with a sleeping trucker inside, and took out a silver revolver.

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    Related Topix: Stafford County, VA, Violent Crime