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CORAL SPRINGS POLICE MAKE ARRESTS IN MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS BEATING

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Deerfield-News.com-Deerfield Beach,Fl-From Coral Springs Police Department-

On December 14, 2023, the Coral Springs Police Department obtained five pickup orders (arrest affidavits) for individuals linked to the physical altercation that transpired in the junior student parking lot for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School within North Community Park on December 12th. Our detectives have worked tirelessly around the clock, along with our law enforcement partners to include the Broward Sheriff’s Office and the Broward County State Attorney’s Office, to swiftly identify and apprehend the individuals involved. Each of the following individuals was charged with one count of felony battery, reflecting the serious nature of their actions.
Sylvester Hicks Jr. – 16-year-old – Student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (in-custody)
Jahmeer Beauziel – 17-year-old – Student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (outstanding)
Caleb Hensley – 17-year-old – Student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (in-custody)
Jordan Thompson – 16-year-old – Student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (in-custody)
Chinua Leefatt – 15-year-old – Student at Coral Glades High School (in-custody)
The safety of our community and schools remains our top priority. On a daily basis, we have approximately 50 officers from multiple specialized units who are assigned to patrol areas around schools during dismissal. In this incident, we did have two patrol officers around North Community Park during dismissal time. This continues to be an ongoing investigation where additional arrests may be forthcoming. We want to assure the public that such behavior will not be tolerated in the City of Coral Springs. We extend our thanks to the members of the community for their cooperation and support during this investigation. We also remind everyone to report any suspicious or concerning activity to the Coral Springs Police Department immediately.