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2 teens arrested in theft of vehicle in Brevard

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BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – teenagers were arrested Sunday after people found them in a stolen pickup truck.

According to the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, a deputy spotted a suspicious vehicle at a gas station in Cocoa and found the truck had been reported stolen Saturday night.

Deputies said the driver of the truck, Trayquan Brothers, 15, finally surrendered in Rockledge without incident. He was arrested and charged with felony grand theft auto, aggravated fleeing and attempting to elude law enforcement, reckless driving, resisting arrest without violence and driving without a driver's license.

The passenger, Jaquan Kimbrough, 15, was arrested and charged with felony principle to grand theft auto.

Both teens were taken to the Department of Juvenile Justice.

"I'm extremely proud of our team and thankful for the assistance of the Cocoa and Rockledge police departments as they all worked together seamlessly to safely apprehend these suspects," Sheriff Wayne Ivey said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-8477.

Click here to watch chopper video of burglars being apprehended.


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