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Cocoa Woman Charged With Offenses Related To Car Theft And High-Speed Chase On Patrick Space Force Base

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida

Orlando, FL – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the return of an indictment charging Krishna Jade Janosky (29, Cocoa) with unauthorized entry onto a military installation, grand theft auto, fleeing and eluding law enforcement, and damaging government property. If convicted on all counts, Janosky faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in federal prison.

According to the indictment, on February 7, 2024, Janosky entered Patrick Space Force Base, a military installation within the jurisdiction of the United States, without lawful authority or credentials to enter the installation. While on the base, Janosky obtained and used the motor vehicle of another individual, knowing she was not entitled to the use of the vehicle. The indictment also charges Janosky with fleeing from law enforcement officers at a high rate of speed and in a manner demonstrating a wanton disregard for the safety of persons and property. Finally, Janosky is alleged to have willfully damaged the Patrick Space Force Base flightline gate.

An indictment is merely a formal charge that a defendant has committed one or more violations of federal criminal law, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless, and until, proven guilty.

This case was investigated by the Air Force Office of Special Investigation, the 45th Security Forces Squadron, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, and the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. It will be prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Rachel S. Lyons.

Updated June 28, 2024