Cocoa Beach Police Detain Merritt Island Juveniles For Displaying Airsoft Rifles

By  //  July 24, 2016

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The Cocoa Beach Police Department reported officers stopped a pickup truck Friday at 7:30 p.m. occupied by two juvenile males of Merritt Island who were observed to have displayed what appeared to be a rifle while driving southbound on N. Atlantic Avenue.

The Cocoa Beach Police Department reported officers stopped a pickup truck Friday at 7:30 p.m. occupied by two juvenile males of Merritt Island who were observed to have displayed what appeared to be a rifle while driving southbound on N. Atlantic Avenue.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Cocoa Beach Police Department reported officers stopped a pickup truck Friday at 7:30 p.m. occupied by two juvenile males of Merritt Island who were observed to have displayed what appeared to be a rifle while driving southbound on N. Atlantic Avenue.

According to the Cocoa Beach police, several officers blocked the southbound lanes in the 700 block of N. Atlantic Avenue for a short time to ensure the safety of the motoring public while they conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle.

“The juveniles were detained and two Airsoft rifles were located,” Cocoa Beach police said in a release.

“Appropriate charges were filed and the juveniles were turned over to their parents. Our officers did a commendable job both in their tactical approach and the professionalism with which they carried out the investigation.”

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ABOVE MAP: The Cocoa Beach Police Department reported officers stopped a pickup truck Friday at 7:30 p.m. occupied by two juvenile males of Merritt Island who were observed to have displayed what appeared to be a rifle while driving southbound on N. Atlantic Avenue.


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