News Releases

NR14-15 Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Warrant Reduction Program

March 25, 2014 - 2:33 pm Author: Category:

On Saturday March 29, 2014, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a Warrant Reduction day. The program will occur at the Moore Justice Center, 2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera. This one day event is an opportunity for individuals with an outstanding Brevard County warrant, misdemeanor or Read More

NR14-14 Sheriff’s Office Investigates Cocoa Homicide

March 25, 2014 - 12:47 pm Author: Category:

On March 25, 2014, at approximately 1:19 a.m., Deputies responded to Lakeview Blvd, Cocoa, in reference to an emergency 911 call advising that a person had been shot. Upon arrival, Deputies found 20-year-old Lavonte Ingram of Cocoa, unresponsive with life threatening gunshot wounds.  Ingram was transported to Wuesthoff Hospital where he later succumbed to his Read More

Brevard’s Most Wanted – Travius Eugene Roberts

March 24, 2014 - 8:44 am Author: Category:

Wanted For – Violation of Probation Ref Driving While License Susp/Rev/Canc Habitual Traffic Offender (x4) Race/Sex – African American/Male Date of Birth – 10/19/1982 Height/Weight – 5’07″/217 Scars/Marks/Tattoos – Clown tattoo on Right Forearm, Skeleton Hands on Left Forearm, Grego on Right Hand, Diamond on Right Forearm, Wizard on Right Shoulder, Tray on Right Arm, Read More

NR14-13 Arrest Carjacking Suspect

March 13, 2014 - 8:41 pm Author: Category:

News Release 14-13   — Earlier today, Deputies responded to the Walmart located at 1500 East Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island, after receiving a report of a carjacking. The victim, a 96-year-old, had just finished shopping when a male suspect later identified as 20- year-old Trevon A. Johnson of Cocoa, entered the passenger side of Read More

NR14-12 Former Florida Resident Arrested For Attempted Sex Trafficking

March 7, 2014 - 5:23 pm Author: Category:

The investigation found that Minga advertised, on Craigslist, a sex tourism business in Ecuador. Minga indicated that, for a fee, he could facilitate lodging, transportation, meals and unlimited access to females from Ecuador and Colombia. An undercover agent from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office who is a member of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Read More

NR 14-11 Grand Opening of the Barbara A. Pill Law Enforcement Facility

March 6, 2014 - 8:47 am Author: Category:

Sheriff Wayne Ivey is proud to announce the Grand Opening of the Barbara A. Pill Law Enforcement Facility. Today, at 11:15 AM, members of the Sheriff’s Office will join the Pill family at 2290 Columbus Boulevard, Titusville, for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The facility will serve as the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office North Precinct. We Read More

NR 14-8 Agents Culminate Drug Investigations with 16 Arrests

February 12, 2014 - 5:18 am Author: Category: |

On February 12, 2014, agents of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office culminated an enforcement operation focused on individuals who were wanted for active felony warrants related to narcotic investigations. This investigation was conducted over the past month and resulted in the arrest of 16 wanted subjects. Please see attachment for the names of those arrested. Read More

NR 14-7 Accidental Shooting Leads To Death Of Teenager

February 11, 2014 - 5:03 am Author: Category:

On February 10, 2014, at approximately 4:13 p.m., deputies responded to 3648 Tomlin Drive, Cocoa, in reference to a call advising that a person had been shot at the residence. Upon arrival, deputies found 18-year-old, Reginald Von Wright Jr., of 3710 Brophy Avenue, Cocoa, unresponsive with an apparent gunshot wound to his chest. Wright was Read More

NR 14-6 CRIMELINE Tip Leads To The Arrest Of Absconded Sex Offender

January 30, 2014 - 5:01 am Author: Category:

On January 29, 2014, agents with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigations arrested 52-year-old Richard Francis Ludwig, an absconded sexual offender who was residing at 2452 Saint Swithin Lane, Melbourne. Ludwig was charged with the Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Ludwig is currently being held at the Brevard Read More

NR 14-5 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest West Melbourne Robbery Suspect

January 20, 2014 - 4:58 am Author: Category:

Agents of the South Precinct General Crimes Unit have made an arrest in connection to an Armed Robbery of the Mobil Gas Station located at 4520 U.S. Highway 192 in West Melbourne. On Thursday, January 16th at approximately 6:40 pm, deputies responded to an armed robbery where a masked suspect brandishing a firearm had entered Read More

NR 14-4 GAMEOVER Agents Arrest Mims Robbery Suspect

January 17, 2014 - 4:54 am Author: Category:

On January 15, 2013, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery that occurred at the Kangaroo Express located at 3164 W. Main Street, Mims. At approximately 10:45 AM, an unknown black male entered the business, brandished a handgun and demanded money. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of currency before departing the Read More

NR 14-3 Sheriff’s Agents Investigate Titusville Armed Robbery

January 15, 2014 - 4:51 am Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred earlier today at the Kangaroo Express located at 3164 W. Main Street, Mims. At approximately 10:45 AM, an unknown black male suspect, approximately 5’8”- 5’10” wearing all dark clothing and a black ski mask, entered the business, brandished a handgun and demanded Read More

NR 14-2 Mother Arrested For Shaking Baby

January 7, 2014 - 4:50 am Author: Category:

Brevard County Sheriff’s Agents arrested 19-year-old Victoria Constance Bennett, of 421 Moore Park Lane, Unit A, Merritt Island, for Aggravated Child Abuse. She is currently being held at the Brevard County Detention Center on a No Bond status. The investigation was initiated after an unresponsive 11-week-old child was brought to the Cape Canaveral Hospital by Read More