Cocoa Crime

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  • 2 suspects arrested after armed Merritt Island home ...

    Thursday Jul 12 | via Florida Today 

    Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2ueRNxU Crime dropped more than 4 percent in Brevard County in 2017, with northern and central cities experiencing sizable drops, according to statistics released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. GINNY BEAGAN/FLORIDA TODAY Mikel Bright, 18, of Merritt Island, charges: Robbery home invasion w firearm or deadly weapon; agg battery w deadly weapon; grand theft of motor vehicle.

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  • Florida man suspected in road-rage shooting in Nebraska

    Friday Jul 6 | via KLKN 

    A Florida man has been arrested, accused of shooting at another vehicle in a road rage incident on Interstate 80 in far western Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says the incident happened Wednesday night when a minivan came upon a slow-moving car going through a one-lane construction zone.

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  • Florida man suspected in road-rage shooting in Nebra...

    Thursday Jul 5 | via WFTV Orlando 

    A Florida man has been arrested, accused of shooting at another vehicle in a road rage incident on Interstate 80 in far western Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says the incident happened Wednesday night when a minivan came upon a slow-moving car going through a one-lane construction zone.

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  • Suspect arrested in I-80 road rage shooting in weste...

    Thursday Jul 5 | via Custer County Chief 

    At approximately 9:30 p.m. MT Wednesday, July 4, the Nebraska State Patrol received a report of a man shooting from one vehicle into another on I-80 near mile marker 20. The victims, driving westbound in a 2005 Chrysler minivan, reported that they had come upon the suspect vehicle, a 2000 Kia Rio, traveling at 45 miles per hour through a one-lane construction zone. The driver of the minivan honked and flashed its lights in an attempt to urge the suspect vehicle to drive faster.

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  • 16-year-old girl injured in Brevard County shooting

    Wednesday Jun 27 | via Florida Today 

    Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2tF0QHm A 16-year-old girl was transported to a hospital Tuesday evening with a gunshot wound after an altercation at a home in unincorporated Cocoa, Brevard County Sheriff's Office spokesman Tod Goodyear said in a news release. Deputies said a disturbance between two men was reported at the residence earlier that day.

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  • Cocoa man charged with murder, burglary and theft at...

    Tuesday Jun 26 | via Florida Today 

    A grand jury handed up an indictment Tuesday for Terrance Skinner, the man police suspected in the killing of a homeless man. Cocoa man charged with murder, burglary and theft at homeless camp A grand jury handed up an indictment Tuesday for Terrance Skinner, the man police suspected in the killing of a homeless man.

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  • 2 dead in home invasion; Cocoa police search for 2 o...

    Tuesday Jun 19 | via Florida Today 

    Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2tkxwFY 2 people died June 19, 2018, in an attempted home invasion at the Peachtree Apartments in Cocoa. Victim was identified as 19-year-old Jaleen Howard Jaleen Malik Howard's last action to protect his apartment from three home invaders may have provided one of the biggest clues into who killed him.

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  • Home invasion shooting in Cocoa injures 2, police say

    Tuesday Jun 19 | via Orlando Homicide Report 

    Two people were injured in a shooting during a botched home invasion Tuesday morning, according to the Cocoa Police Department. Police responded to the 150 block of Peachtree Street about 1:30 a.m., Cocoa police spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez said.

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  • Taser threats, excessive force part of fired Cocoa p...

    Jun 13, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Before being terminated for using excessive force, Cocoa police officer George Menendez had a long disciplinary history with the department. Taser threats, excessive force part of fired Cocoa police officer's discipline history Before being terminated for using excessive force, Cocoa police officer George Menendez had a long disciplinary history with the department.

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  • Internal investigation shows Cocoa officers used exc...

    Jun 11, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    One Cocoa police officer has left the department and another was notified he will be fired after an internal investigation showed they used excessive force. Internal investigation shows Cocoa officers used excessive force One Cocoa police officer has left the department and another was notified he will be fired after an internal investigation showed they used excessive force.

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  • Cocoa man accused of firing stray bullet that hit 9-...

    Jun 11, 2018 | via The Orlando Sentinel 

    A Cocoa man was arrested Sunday night for shooting the stray bullet that hit a 9-year-old on I-95 earlier that afternoon, A Cocoa man was arrested Sunday night for shooting the stray bullet that hit a 9-year-old on I-95 earlier that afternoon, The Brevard County Sheriff's Office arrested a Cocoa man Sunday night for shooting the stray bullet that hit a 9-year-old on Interstate 95 earlier that afternoon, according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office. Investigators discovered Justin Trayshod Weaver, 21, had been shooting a rifle on Tucker Lane, which parallels I-95, when a bullet struck a vehicle, blowing out the backseat window and grazing the child's head.

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  • Police: Suspect arrested after man killed in tent ne...

    May 26, 2018 | via WFTV Orlando 

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  • Suspect charged with murder in death of homeless man...

    May 26, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Terrance Skinner, 40, of the 900 block of Galleon Street, faces one count of second degree murder in the death of 67-year-old Wayne Severance. Suspect charged with murder in death of homeless man behind Cocoa Walmart Terrance Skinner, 40, of the 900 block of Galleon Street, faces one count of second degree murder in the death of 67-year-old Wayne Severance.

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  • Photos: Arrest mugshots, 5-26-2018

    May 26, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Photos: Arrest mugshots, 5-26-2018 Nicholas Conn, 33, charges: Driving while license suspended with knowledge . Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2LtuTK2 Lacey Deevers, 30, of Cocoa, charges: Agg battery w deadly weapon; poss firearm/weapon/ammo by convicted felon; 2 counts of possession of controlled substance without prescription.

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