According to the Florida Times Union, the number of juveniles committing violent felonies in Jacksonville has increased in the past year.
The total number of violent crimes committed by juveniles increased from 881 during 2006-2007 to 914 during 2007-2008.
The number of violent crimes committed by juveniles in Jacksonville during 2007-2008 are:
Murder – 10
Attempted Murder – 1
Resisting Arrest with Violence – 15
Throwing Deadly Missiles – 35
Rape/Sexual Battery – 51
Armed Robbery – 139
Aggravated Assault/Aggravated Battery – 482
When a juvenile is charged with any crime, the consequences could be major to the juvenile and the parents. Contact an experienced Jacksonville Juvenile Attorney at (904) 634-0900 if you have any questions.