Brevard Sheriff’s Deputies Apprehend Two Suspects In Mims After Vehicle Pursuit, K-9 Chase
By Space Coast Daily // April 11, 2016
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Cameron Dawes and Joshua Green, both of Titusville, after a vehicle pursuit at approximately 11 p.m. Sunday night.
According to Cpl. Dave Jacobs of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Deputies attempted a traffic stop on a black, 2015 Nissan Sentra in the unincorporated area of Cocoa where the vehicle fled from Deputies.
“The traffic stop was initially terminated and the vehicle continued to flee in an unsafe manner, thus posing a continuing and ongoing threat to the public,” said Cpl. Jacobs in a release.
“Deputies were quickly able to locate the vehicle again and initiate a vehicle pursuit.”
Deputies were able to disable the fleeing vehicle near Main Street in Mims after deploying stop sticks.
ABOVE MAP: Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputies were able to disable the fleeing vehicle near Main Street in Mims after deploying stop sticks.
“Once disabled, the occupants of the vehicle fled on foot and with the assistance of Sheriff K-9 and Aviation, both suspects were taken into custody,” said Col. Jacobs.
“One of the suspects was found to be in possession of a loaded firearm and both were in possession of narcotics.”
Arrested was Cameron Dawes, 26, who was charged with Felony Fleeing and Eluding Law Enforcement, Occupied Burglary of a Dwelling, Aggravated Assault of a Law Enforcement Officer, Resisting Arrest Without Violence, Possession of Marijuana. He is being held in the Brevard County Jail without Bond.
Also arrested was Joshua Green, 30, who was charged with Battery on Law Enforcement Officer, Battery on Law Enforcement Officer K-9, Resisting With Violence, Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon, Possession of Ammunition by Convicted Felon, Possession of Cocaine, and Possession of Heroin.
“After fleeing on foot from the vehicle, Green was transported to an area hospital for treatment from injuries sustained as a result of being apprehended by Sheriff K-9,” said Cpl. Jacobs.
“During the apprehension and resisting arrest, Green was also seen battering the Sheriff K-9.”
The Sheriff K-9 was not injured in the incident and Green was taken to an area hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and released prior to being transported to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held without bond.
Anyone with information is asked to please call the West Precinct General Crimes Unit at 321-258-6299 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423- TIPS (8477). All calls to CRIMELINE are confidential; callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward for information leading to an arrest.
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