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Disturbance at local school

Post Date:10/25/2018

The Port St. Lucie Police Department would like to make citizens aware of an incident which occurred at the Somerset College Preparatory Academy located at 725 NW California Boulevard, Port St. Lucie.

On Wednesday, October 24th at approximately 5:06 PM police officers were dispatched to the Somerset College Preparatory Academy for a reported disturbance in which an adult male was exposing his genitals, chasing students and jumping on cars.

Officers arrived and learned a male, later identified as Carson Holbrook 18 years old, had approached students outside of the school and was speaking in an unintelligible manner.  Mr. Holbrook then urinated on the ground.  He continued to yell and swear using racial and sexual epithets.  Students also reported Mr. Holbrook removed his shorts exposing genitals.  While moving about the parking lot and sidewalk he pushed a 15 year-old student aside. He was confronted by the principal and threatened to harm her.  Mr. Holbrook began jumping on a parked car when his attention was brought to anther staff member where he followed her to her car and started attacking her car.  She was uninjured.  The principal notified an off-duty Port St. Lucie Police school safety officer who was involved in coaching afterschool activities.  This officer confronted Mr. Holbrook who fled from the school.

Patrol officers began their search and found the suspect near the intersection of NW Wolverine Road and NW California Boulevard.  Mr. Holbrook picked up a rock and threw it at an officer as the officer was approaching.  After this, Mr. Holbrook complied with the officer’s directions and was taken into custody without incident.

There are no reported injuries involving, students, school staff or police personnel.

Mr. Holbrook was arrested and transported to Saint Lucie County Jail without further incident.

He was charged with:

  • Battery
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Trespassing on School Grounds
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