Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Vehicle Theft Suspect After Pursuit Coordinated By Aviation Unit

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Michael Anthony Brayboy arrested

The Brevard County Sheriff's Office arrested 29-year-old Michael Anthony Brayboy of Cocoa on Friday for Grand Theft Auto, Fleeing and Eluding Law Enforcement, Driving with a Suspended License, Burglary, and Violation of Felony Probation, according to Cpl. Dave Jacobs. (BCSO image)

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested 29-year-old Michael Anthony Brayboy of Cocoa on Friday for Grand Theft Auto, Fleeing and Eluding Law Enforcement, Driving with a Suspended License, Burglary, and Violation of Felony Probation, according to Cpl. Dave Jacobs. (BCSO image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested 29-year-old Michael Anthony Brayboy of Cocoa on Friday for Grand Theft Auto, Fleeing and Eluding Law Enforcement, Driving with a Suspended License, Burglary, and Violation of Felony Probation, according to Cpl. Dave Jacobs.

The incident unfolded on Friday morning at about 7:45 a.m. when a 2007 Black Jeep Wrangler was reported stolen from James Road in the unincorporated area of Cocoa.

At approximately 11:15 a.m., the vehicle was spotted in the area of Cape Canaveral and then fled upon sight of Deputies.

According to Cpl Jacobs, the Sheriff’s Aviation helicopter responded and was able to assist in coordinating units with the apprehension of Brayboy, who was arrested as he ran from the jeep after deputies used stop sticks to disable the vehicle.

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Brayboy is currently being held in the Brevard County Jail on a no bond status and is suspected of being involved in other burglaries in the central Brevard area, according to Cpl. Jacobs.

Anyone with information about Michael Anthony Brayboy, or his involvement in criminal activity is asked to please call East Precinct General Crimes Agent Jeremy Pill through the Sheriff’s Office Communications Center at 321-633-7162, or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477)

You can also visit Crimeline.org, or text ‘crimeline’ plus your tip to CRIME (274637). All information to CRIMELINE is confidential and you may be eligible for a reward.


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