NR14-13 Arrest Carjacking Suspect
News Release 14-13 — Earlier today, Deputies responded to the Walmart located at 1500 East Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island, after receiving a report of a carjacking. The victim, a 96-year-old, had just finished shopping when a male suspect later identified as 20- year-old Trevon A. Johnson of Cocoa, entered the passenger side of the vehicle and ordered the victim to drive. The victim was ordered to drive to Silver Oaks Drive, Merritt Island, where he forced the victim out of the vehicle and drove away. The victim was not harmed. Information was relayed to the Sheriff’s Office and surrounding agencies that the suspect was driving the victim’s stolen vehicle. Officers with the Cocoa Police Department located the vehicle at a residence on Bristol Drive, Cocoa. Johnson was then observed as he fled from the residence where Cocoa PD K-9 with the support of the Sheriff’s Aviation Unit located and arrested him without incident. Johnson was charged with Carjacking and Grand Theft. Johnson was additionally charged with an active Felony warrant for Violation of Community Control reference a previous Grand Theft. Johnson is currently being held at the Brevard County Jail Complex on a no bond status. A photograph of Johnson is attached to this release. Anyone with questions regarding this investigation is asked to contact Deputy Maria Fernez at 321-636-4665.