Cocoa Crime

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  • Three men indicted in drug-related Cocoa murder

    Tuesday Aug 28 | via Florida Today 

    Dimitric Bailey, 22, was found slumped over the steering wheel of his car in the Sunrise Village mobile home park off Clearlake Road. Three men indicted in drug-related Cocoa murder Dimitric Bailey, 22, was found slumped over the steering wheel of his car in the Sunrise Village mobile home park off Clearlake Road.

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  • Second suspect in deadly Cocoa home invasion surrend...

    Monday Aug 27 | via Florida Today 

    Second suspect in deadly Cocoa home invasion surrenders; third man still being sought Second suspect in deadly Cocoa home invasion surrenders; third man still being sought Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2oghAm8 A third suspect wanted in a botched home invasion that left a 19-year-old and one of his assailants dead in a shootout in Cocoa, was arrested over the weekend. WARNING: This audio clip contains disturbing content.

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  • One dead, two injured in shooting after Raines football

    Saturday Aug 25 | via Florida Today 

    One dead, two injured in shooting after Raines football Everyone had been checked by a metal detector Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2BKPc55 Dajavon White lies on the field as the Raines Vikings celebrate their 13-10 victory in the FHSAA Class 4A championship at Camping World Stadium Cocoa's TriMarea Charles and Javann Roberson break up and almost intercept a pass intended for Kamaree Noble of Raines during the FHSAA Class 4A championship at Camping World Stadium Cocoa's Rashean Lynn brings down a long pass during the FHSAA Class 4A championship at Camping World Stadium. Defending on the play is Raynell Killian of Raines.

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  • 911 call released after fatal Cocoa shooting

    Monday Aug 20 | via Florida Today 

    A fatal shooting that left a 22-year-old man dead on a Cocoa street Friday night remains unsolved as detectives continue to investigate. 911 call released after fatal Cocoa shooting A fatal shooting that left a 22-year-old man dead on a Cocoa street Friday night remains unsolved as detectives continue to investigate.

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  • Victim in Cocoa shooting near high school football g...

    Aug 18, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Victim in Cocoa shooting near high school football game dies Davante Isaiah Brown, 22, of Rockledge, was pronounced dead at the hospital just before 10 p.m. Friday Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2MkG0ZY Davante Isaiah Brown, 22, of Rockledge, was pronounced dead at the hospital just before 10 p.m. Friday, after a witness reported seeing him collapse on the sidewalk in front of the baseball fields in the 1800 block of Rosetine Street, police said in a statement. The witness reported hearing a gunshot just before Brown collapsed.

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  • Cocoa shooting not far from prep football game

    Aug 17, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Cocoa shooting not far from prep football game Friday night shooting took place near Cocoa High football game Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2OHEhuE Patrol officers and detectives are currently investigating the incident that occurred at 1881 Rosetine Street across from Mo Stradley Park.

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  • Police: Man makes death threat, flashes concealed fi...

    Aug 17, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Police: Man makes death threat, flashes concealed firearm after Cocoa Walmart argument Police say the suspect flashed his concealed weapon and threatened two other customers at the Clearlake Road Walmart. Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2OKLudr Gary Sloan, 66, was arrested on aggravated assault charges after police say he flashed a gun and made a threat to two other customers.

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  • Warning: Cocoa police say possible ID theft in voter...

    Aug 16, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Warning: Cocoa police say possible ID theft in voter application scam Some citizens in Cocoa area may be collecting your personal information illegally Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2vRhpBJ Cocoa patrol officers are currently working with the State Attorney's Office and the Brevard County Supervisor of Elections Office in what appears to be a scam involving attempts to collect personal information under the guise of a voter registration drive. On Thursday at approximately 10:45 a.m., Officer Mike Cavalieri was conducting proactive patrols in the area of Prospect Park, 104 Prospect Avenue.

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  • Suspect arrested after Boy Scout trailer theft

    Aug 16, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Over a week after a Melbourne Boy Scout troop had its trailer stolen, a suspect has been arrested, according to Melbourne Police Department. Suspect arrested after Boy Scout trailer theft Over a week after a Melbourne Boy Scout troop had its trailer stolen, a suspect has been arrested, according to Melbourne Police Department.

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  • 'Didn't think it was going to get this far' suspect...

    Aug 16, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    'Didn't think it was going to get this far' suspect tells Cocoa police in deadly, botched home invasion Cocoa police search for two additional suspects in deadly, botched home invasion Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2OHeGBX Cocoa police charged a man with murder and are searching for two of his companions in connection with a botched home invasion in June that left two people dead - including a 19-year-old defending his family. Police across the region are on the lookout for the unidentified men after a grand jury earlier this week returned an indictment for first-degree murder and armed burglary against Simon Jackson, a 19-year-old Cocoa resident.

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  • Cocoa man charged with robbing ATM customer

    Aug 14, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Cocoa man charged with robbing ATM customer Police say the suspect grabbed the money from the machine before running away. Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2P79VTb 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.

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  • Third Cocoa homicide suspect arrested after surrende...

    Aug 7, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Third Cocoa homicide suspect arrested after surrendering at jail Markice Harvey, 26, now faces first-degree murder charges alongside Kenneth Levatt Jr., 24, and Xavier Turner, 22. Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2MbPwhd 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 A third suspect connected to the Vagabond Street killing of Dimitric Bailey has turned himself in Tuesday at the Brevard County Jail Complex, according to Cocoa Police Department.

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  • Cocoa woman arrested for passing counterfeit bills a...

    Aug 4, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Agents with the BCSO Economic Crimes Task Force said the bills were obvious fakes, lacking security features like watermarks or security threads. Cocoa woman arrested for passing counterfeit bills at Merritt Square Mall Agents with the BCSO Economic Crimes Task Force said the bills were obvious fakes, lacking security features like watermarks or security threads.

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  • Cocoa man flees deputies one day after no contest pl...

    Aug 1, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Cocoa man flees deputies one day after no contest plea for vehicle pursuit in 2017 It's the second time in a year he's faced similar charges Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2vqDRRi Deputies pursued a motorist from Merritt Island to Cocoa Tuesday night before capturing him, Brevard County sheriff's officials said. About 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Deward Antonio Andrews, 31, of the 1600 block of Ruth Street, Cocoa, fled from an attempt by a deputy to pull him over in Merritt Island, sheriff's spokesman Tod Goodyear said.

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  • 5 things to know about the killing in Cocoa

    Jul 31, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2voMJGW 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 A neighbor's surveillance camera led Cocoa police to arrest two of three men Monday who they said were involved in the fatal shooting of a man Sunday evening.

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  • 2 people arrested in killing of Cocoa man, police say

    Jul 31, 2018 | via The Orlando Sentinel 

    Two men accused of killing a 22-year-old in Cocoa during a drug-related robbery were arrested Tuesday, according to the Cocoa Police Department. Xavier Deon Turner, 22, and Kenneth Monte Levatt Jr., 24, are facing charges of first degree felony murder, robbery with a firearm and tampering with evidence in the slaying of Dimitric Bailey, police spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez said.

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  • 2 men charged, 1 sought in murder of Cocoa man insid...

    Jul 31, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Check out this story on floridatoday.com: https://on.flatoday.com/2Oxjri1 Cocoa police arrested two of three men Monday who they said were involved in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man inside his car the night before. Police responded to the 1700 block of Vagabond Street- in the Sunrise Village mobile home park off Clearlake Road- about 8:40 p.m. Sunday after a caller reported a man inside a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the neck.

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  • Cocoa police identify Sunrise Village shooting homic...

    Jul 30, 2018 | via Florida Today 

    Cocoa police are investigating a homicide after a 22-year-old man was found slumped over dead of a gunshot wound in an Infiniti Sunday evening. Cocoa police identify Sunrise Village shooting homicide victim Cocoa police are investigating a homicide after a 22-year-old man was found slumped over dead of a gunshot wound in an Infiniti Sunday evening.

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