NR 14-48 Deputies Arrest Armed Suspect in Mims
At approximately 6:00 am this morning, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested 20-year-old David Quentell Baker of Mims, for Assault with a Firearm on a Law Enforcement Officer, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Resisting Arrest without Violence, and Violation of Probation.
On June 12, 2014, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Deputy Andrew Johnson was patrolling the area near Main Street and Harry T. Moore Avenue, in Mims, when he observed Baker commit a traffic infraction while riding a bicycle. When Deputy Johnson stopped Baker for the violation, Baker pushed the bicycle towards the deputy and fled on foot. During the foot pursuit, Deputy Johnson observed Baker remove a silver colored handgun from his waistband and point it directly at him, while he continued fleeing.
A perimeter was quickly established utilizing Sheriff’s Office road patrol, Sheriff’s K-9, Aviation and several Titusville Police Officers. Baker was immediately identified through investigative means and an arrest warrant for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm on a Law Enforcement Officer, Violation of Probation, Resisting Arrest without Violence, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon was issued.
Deputies located and arrested Baker at 2574 Bethune Avenue, Mims and transported him to the Brevard County Jail Complex without incident. He is currently being held at the Brevard County Jail Complex under a no bond status.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office 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.
If you have any question regarding this incident, please contact Deputy Maria Fernez at 321-636-4665.