COCOA, Florida -- On January 15, 2013, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery that occurred at the Kangaroo Express located at 3164 W. Main Street in Mims, Florida.
At approximately 10:45 AM, an unknown black male entered the business, brandished a handgun, and demanded money. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of currency before departing the store, where he was observed entering an awaiting vehicle driven by another male.
North Precinct patrol deputies observed the vehicle and arrested the driver, 20-year-old LeQuan Mayo, after a brief chase. Mayo was charged with Principle to Robbery with a Firearm, Resisting without Violence, Aggravated Fleeing and Eluding, and Driving while License Suspended Revoked with Knowledge.
After recovery of the vehicle, North Precinct General Crimes Agents obtained a search warrant and located several items of evidence. Agents say they then identified 29-year-old Billy Lynch of Cocoa, Florida as the robbery suspect who had fled the scene and avoided arrest.
Earlier today, agents obtained an arrest warrant for Lynch for Armed Robbery with a Firearm and the Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. GAMEOVER agents located Lynch at the Hess Station on State Road 520 in Cocoa, where he was apprehended without incident. Lynch is currently being held at the Brevard County Jail Complex on $86,000.00 Bond.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office North Precinct General Crimes Unit at (321) 633-7162 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). All calls to CRIMELINE are confidential and callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward for information leading to an arrest.