Category: Cocoa Police Department

Cocoa Police Arrest Jacqueice Witcher for Deadly Hit-and-Run Crash in January

A suspect is now in custody for the hit and run crash that killed a 56-year-old male in January. Jacqueice Witcher (DOB 12/13/1985) is facing a charge of leaving the scene of a crash with a death, a 1st degree felony punishable by a maximum of life in prison.

WATCH: Amanda Guasch, Eric Myny and Darius Wilder Sworn in as Newest Cocoa Police Officers

Three new police officers were sworn in during a special ceremony Tuesday morning. Chief Mike Cantaloupe administered the Police Officers Oath to the officers who were joined by family, friends and members of the police department staff along with city leaders and council members.

WATCH: WILD Florida Rescue Commends Cocoa Police Officer Eric Cronin in Saving Injured Crane and its Brood

WILD Florida Rescue takes away injured cranes from their families all to often, it is gut wrenching no matter how many times they do it. They had to Capture an adult with its young after the adult had been hit by a car and most likely lost the other parent the same way.