Titusville police make arrest in search for armed man involved in 2 hit-and-run crashes
The crashes happened Monday
TITUSVILLE, Fla. – The Titusville Police Department has made an arrest in the search for an armed man in involved in two hit-and-run crashes.
Police said 30-year-old Joshua Lee Baker was caught after leaving a traffic stop in Cocoa on Thursday.
Investigators said they received a lot of tips after his photo was made public.
Baker is accused of being involved in a crash around 3 p.m. at Broad Street and Washington Avenue.
Minutes later, he was involved in a crash at Washington Avenue and Garden Street, according to investigators.
Investigators said he grabbed a gun from a Mercury Marquis in the first crash.
He has been charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of ammo by a felon, possession of ecstasy, driving while license suspended, leaving the scene of a crash and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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