NR 16-76 Sheriff’s Deputies Affect Arrest of Wanted Felon in Viera
At approximately 9:45 a.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office received information that 38- year-old Keith Laron Hancock, of Cocoa, was located at a residence on Hammock Lakes Drive, Viera.
Hancock had an active Felony Bench Warrant for his arrest as a result of failing to appear to court on charges related to Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault, Felony Battery (2nd Offense), Driving While License Suspended.
Hancock has an extensive violent arrest history to include: Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault, Battery Domestic Violence, Armed Burglary, Aggravated Stalking, Kidnapping, Grand Theft Auto, and multiple narcotics charges.
After a brief refusal to exit the residence, Hancock then exited the residence and was arrested by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit without further incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please call Sheriff’s Fugitive through the Sheriff’s Office Communications Center (321)633-7162, or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477), you can also visit http://crimeline.org/, or text ‘crimeline’ plus your tip to CRIME (274637). All information to CRIMELINE is confidential and you may be eligible for a reward.
For additional information regarding this media release, please contact Corporal Dave Jacobs at (321)747-9780.