• Police: Man who left Titusville crash armed with shotgun arrested in Cocoa

    By: Jason Kelly


    TITUSVILLE, Fla. - A 30-year-old man who triggered a manhunt Monday afternoon after he left a crash scene armed with a shotgun was arrested Thursday morning, the Titusville Police Department said.

    Police said Joshua Lee Baker crashed at about 3 p.m. Monday in downtown Titusville, and a person photographed him leaving the scene with a gun.

    Investigators said Baker was arrested at about 10 a.m. Thursday in Cocoa after fleeing a traffic stop.

    Read: Titusville police search for a man they say grabbed a rifle, fled traffic crash

    Baker was booked into Brevard County Jail on charges of possession of firearm by a convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, possession of ecstasy, driving with a suspended license, leaving the scene of a crash and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    He is being held without bail.

    No other details were given.

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