Man on probation in FWC officer's shooting arrested again
MELBOURNE, Fla. – A man serving probation for his role in the 2009 shooting of Florida Fish and Wildlife Officer Vann Streety is back behind bars, facing charges in connection to several violent crimes.
Local 6 news partner Florida Today reports Floyd James Johnson Jr. of Melbourne, 27, was arrested Friday on charges of felony battery-domestic violence, felony battery by strangulation-domestic violence and violation of probation following a verbal argument that turned violent on Thursday, according to the Brevard County Sheriff's Office.
The incident took place at the Acappella Drive home of the victim, who has been treated and released from a local hospital.
Johnson was serving probation following his role in harboring Christopher Eddy, who shot Officer Streety in 2009.
Streety was conducting a traffic stop on Satellite Boulevard when he was shot and seriously wounded by Eddy of Cocoa. Eddy was able to escape from the scene and went into hiding. He avoided capture with what officials called "substantial assistance" from Johnson.
Johnson and Eddy were found and arrested. Johnson was charged with accessory to first degree murder for his part in the incident and placed on supervised probation.
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