Frenel Romain is in local custody to face charges related to the Fellsmere bait shop hold up happened in 2012. Frenel Romain was accused of being with an accomplice, Jurvis Spells. The two men were both armed with handguns during the robbing incidents.
Two Suspects In Robberies
Source– A former state prisoner, Frenel Romain, a 32-year-old, was transferred to Indian River County Jail on Thursday. He faces charges related to the Fellsmere bait shop hold up happened in February 2012. He was being held on $1,530,000 bail, records show. Frenel Romain was accused of being with an accomplice, Jurvis Spells.- both armed with handguns when they robbed two customers and a clerk at the bait and tackle shop at 9 S. Mulberry St. in Fellsmere.
Frenel Romain was charged also with robbing a Vero Beach man at gunpoint who was just sitting inside a vehicle parked on Wibur Avenue. In both cases, he has faced 3 counts of robbery and 2 counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Jurvis Spells was not currently charged in Indian River County and was sentenced to 16 years in prison related to convictions in 5 armed robberies that happened in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Spells was scheduled to be released from prison in 2028.
Circuit Judge Janet Croom’s order rejected Romain’s claims that a statute of limitations had expired to felony charges listed 2 arrest warrants issued in 2012.