Three Charged With Taxi Cab Armed Robbery
COCOA, Florida -- On Sunday, July 28, 2013, at approximately 3:45 a.m., Brevard County Sheriff's Deputies responded to Columbine Drive in Cocoa after receiving a report of a robbery.
A taxi cab driver told Deputies that he was called to a residence by a woman. Upon arrival of the taxi cab, two men entered the cab and told the driver to wait for the woman. After a short time, the men grabbed the driver around the neck and produced a knife. They then forcibly removed cash from his pockets and ran from the area.
Late yesterday, Deputies located Carr in the area of the Elkham Road in Port St. John, Florida. During the apprehension, Deputies say that Carr attempted to flee on foot and was subsequently arrested after the deployment of a patrol K9.
Anyone with information concerning this investigation is asked to call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office West General Crimes Unit at 321-617-7306 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-TIPS (8477).
All calls to CRIMELINE are confidential, and callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00 for information leading to an arrest. Attached to this news release are photographs of