NR 14-32 Deputies Searching For Barefoot Bay Bank Robbery Suspect

May 2, 2014 - 4:55 am Author: Category:

On May 2, 2014 at approximately 11:51 hours, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a bank robbery at the First United Bank in Barefoot Bay.  The suspect walked into the bank and passed the teller a note in which he implied a weapon and demanded cash.  After receiving an undisclosed amount Read More

NR 14-31 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Suspect In Melbourne Homicide

May 1, 2014 - 3:53 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 53-year-old John Dwyer, charging him with 1st degree premeditated murder in reference to the death of his live-in girlfriend, 52-year-old Joan Meta Justis.  Dwyer was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a no bond status. The Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call, Read More

NR 14-30 Sheriff’s Office Warns Citizens of Telephone Scams

May 1, 2014 - 12:04 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office would like to warn citizens of a scam that has been occurring with multiple variations in and around Brevard County. The scammers call a victim claiming to be from a law enforcement agency and states that you failed to show up for jury duty or have failed to pay a Read More

NR 14-29 Sheriff’s Economic Crime Task Force Makes Money Laundering Arrest

May 1, 2014 - 11:58 am Author: Category:

Earlier today, members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Economic Crimes Task Force arrested 32-year-old Christie Burkey Hunt at her residence located at 1382 Vestavia Circle, Melbourne.  Agents charged Hunt with crimes committed under the Florida Money Laundering Act.  Hunt was taken to the Brevard County Jail where she is being held under $940,000 bond. Read More

NR 14-28 Brevard County Public Safety Charity Ride

May 1, 2014 - 9:52 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Public Safety Charity (BCPSC) is a newly formed not-for-profit organization that was created to help Brevard County Public Safety Officers and their families during difficult hardships. The organization works with community leaders, businesses and citizens to raise funds to help our law enforcement officers and firefighters in their time of need. These Read More

NR 14-27 Sheriff’s Agents Seek Community’s Help In Identifying Recovered Stolen Property

May 1, 2014 - 9:45 am Author: Category:

On April 19, 2014, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residential burglary in the Melbourne / Suntree area. The investigation led to the arrest of 20-year-old James Joshua England and 20-year-old Vincent Matthew Tumminia, both of Suntree. England and Tumminia were charged with dealing in stolen property, occupied residential burglary and grand theft Read More