UPDATE: Brevard Sheriff’s Deputies Locate Joshua Walker After Fleeing Arrest On Merritt Island
By Space Coast Daily // February 3, 2018
last seen in the area of Carib and Marino Drive, Merritt Island at 7:30 a.m. Saturday
**UPDATE**BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Joshua Walker has been located and taken into custody without incident.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for 27-year-old Joshua Andrew Walker.
According to BCSO PIO Tod Goodyear, Walker fled deputies earlier this morning when they were attempting to take him into custody after he had broken into his parent’s business.
He was last seen in the area of Carib and Marino Drive, Merritt Island at approximately 7:30 a.m. this morning when he asked a citizen for a cigarette.
“Walker fled from the custody of a deputy early this morning after a call was received from his mother stating that he had stolen a vehicle and then broke into a business they owned in Merritt Island,” said Goodyear.
“When deputies arrived at the business, Walker was being held down on the ground by the mother’s boyfriend. After being handcuffed by the deputy, she attempted to check the status of his parents when Walker fled on foot.”
Deputies then searched the area Walker was last seen without success in locating him.
Walker is described as being approximately 5-feet-10-inches tall, weighs 145 pounds, and has brown hair and eyes. He was last seen wearing only faded pink boxer shorts.
Citizens are being asked to not approach Walker if he is observed. Please call either 911 or the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 321-633-7162.
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