The State of Florida filed a Notice of Intent to Seek the Death Penalty for Joshua Lemar Taylor (30), in the First Degree Premeditated Murder (CF) of Tashaun Jackson (31), on February 10, 2019. Taylor had been indicted by the Grand Jury on March 19, 2019.
The Cocoa police rookie patrol K9 Kyra was recently deployed to check a vehicle for possible drugs after the driver had been pulled over by Officer Zuniga in response to a report of a vehicle traveling the wrong way on the highway.
Cocoa Police have arrested a 16-year-old male student at Cocoa High School for multiple felonies on Thursday.
The Cocoa Police Department held a news conference Wednesday as Detectives arrested Joshua Taylor for the murder of Tashaun Jackson. Taylor is facing a charge of first-degree murder and is being held without bond. Detectives arrested him at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at his mother’s home on Fay Street without incident.
Cocoa Police patrol officers and detectives are currently investigating a shooting in which two men were sent to the hospital.
Cocoa Police Detectives are asking for help in identifying a suspect seen on surveillance video using the stolen contents of a purse taken in a vehicle burglary.
Four suspects are being sought for a grand theft that occurred at the Cocoa Walmart in early November. The thieves stole more than $4,000 worth of electronic equipment using a distraction method in order to make the theft appear as a legitimate purchase.
Two teens described as “horsing around” ended up causing a disturbance at a private school when a mace-like substance was sprayed into a fan causing several children to become ill.
Cocoa Police Detectives and Patrol Officers are currently on scene investigating a shooting in which one person was wounded on Monday evening.
An 18-month-old boy is recovering in the hospital after nearly drowning in a backyard pond. At 9:48 a.m. Saturday morning, Cocoa police patrol officers and fire rescue personnel responded to the 1000 block of Cox Road for a report of a child who fell into a backyard pond.
The Cocoa Police Department will host it’s Inaugural Space Coast Police K9 Competition on Saturday, October 13 at Tiger Stadium at Cocoa High School.
Cocoa police detectives and patrol officers are currently searching for an elderly female who is believed to be endangered due to medical conditions.
Cocoa Police Detectives are investigating a burglary at Space Coast Christian Academy, located at 1950 Michigan Avenue.
Cocoa Police Detectives are currently searching for multiple suspects wanted for a burglary and criminal mischief at Cambridge Elementary School, located at 2000 Cambridge Drive.
The Cocoa police are asking for your assistance to identify the person in the above surveillance video.