(Parkland, FL) – The brother of Florida high school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz is under arrest again. Zachary Cruz was booked into Palm Beach County jail Tuesday for violating the terms of his probation.
The 18-year-old was given six months of probation for trespassing at the school where police say his brother killed 17 people back in February. He was also ordered to stay away from any schools, but over the weekend police say he was caught within 25 feet of a parking lot of a high school.
He was also driving without a valid license.
(Fort Lauderdale, FL) — The brother of the accused Parkland, Florida high school shooter is due back in court today. Zachary Cruz was arrested on March 19th for trespassing after Broward County Sheriff’s deputies found him skateboarding on the same campus where Nikolas Cruz is accused of murdering 17 people.
Zachary’s attorney will be seeking to reduce his bond, which was increased from the original 25-dollars to 500-thousand-dollars. If convicted of trespassing, Cruz faces up to 60 days in jail and a fine of 500-dollars.
Meanwhile Nikolas, reportedly, is getting a lot of fan mail at the Broward County Jail. Some of it includes love letters complete with suggestive pictures. Facebook communities have also popped up for people to talk about how they can help the man accused of gunning down 17 people
(Fort Lauderdale, FL) – The Broward County, Florida Sheriff’s Office is trying to keep the brother of accused Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz, from having access to weapons.
Zachary Cruz is in jail for trespassing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. By issuing a “Red Flag” risk protection order, deputies hope to take any weapons he may have, and keep him from getting any more of them.
The Red Flag provision, is part of the recently enacted Florida school safety bill, which gives law enforcement the power to temporarily seize weapons from suspects who have been taken into custody for an involuntary mental health assessment.