Titusville Police Arrest Suspect Tied To Armed Robbery, Shooting of a Restaurant Worker Last Month

By  //  August 17, 2017

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Brandon Jerome Holmes arrested

Titusville Police have arrested the masked gunman who is suspected of two separate armed robberies and the shooting of a restaurant employee related to the China 1 robbery last month in Titusville.

BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Titusville Police have arrested the masked gunman who is suspected of two separate armed robberies and the shooting of a restaurant employee related to the China 1 robbery last month in Titusville.

The suspect arrested is identified as 31-year-old Brandon Jerome Holmes from Titusville. Holmes is charged with Attempted Felony Murder, Robbery with a Fire Arm, Use of a Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, Principal in the First Degree to Robbery with a Firearm and Grand Theft.

According to a release by police, officers responded to a reported armed robbery and subsequent shooting at China 1 Restaurant located at 1556 Harrison Street at approximately 10 p.m. on July 12.

Authorities say the suspect entered the restaurant armed with a handgun, threatened the counter attendant and forcibly took money from the register. The suspect then proceeded to shoot the counter attendant before exiting the restaurant.

In a separate incident, police say the suspect was linked to the armed robbery that occurred at approximately 5:30 a.m. on July 22 at the Quality Inn Hotel located on 3655 Cheney Highway.

Detectives followed up multiple investigative leads which led to the arrest of the suspect.

Holmes is being held in the Brevard County Jail with no bond.

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ABOVE MAP: According to a release by police, officers responded to a reported armed robbery and subsequent shooting at China 1 Restaurant located at 1556 Harrison Street at approximately 10 p.m. on July 12.


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