Arrests News Releases

NR 18-11 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Provides Investigative Update Relating To Instagram School Threat

February 16, 2018 - 1:57 pm Author: Category:

Throughout the night our agents worked to identify the poster who had “reposted” a picture and the written threat of, “I’m coming space coast, watch out.” While the initial post and threat was initiated in South Carolina yesterday by a South Carolina teen who was subsequently arrested, the post was reposted last night by a Read More

NR 18-10 Man Arrested for Credit Union Robbery

February 14, 2018 - 5:56 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 32-year-old, Toma Lee Couture of Cocoa, for a robbery that occurred at the Space Coast Credit Union in Pt. St. John. Couture was located and taken into custody in the area of the robbery early this afternoon and is being charged with Armed Robbery (Implied Weapon), Grand Theft, Read More

NR 18-07  Deputies Searching For Man Who Fled From Custody 

February 3, 2018 - 12:40 pm Author: Category:

UPDATE 02/03/2016 1:31pm — Joshua Walker has been located and taken into custody without incident. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, is currently searching for 27-year-old, Joshua Andrew Walker. Walker fled deputies earlier this morning when they were attempting to take him into custody after he had broken into his parent’s business. He was last seen in Read More

NR 18-4  Mother Arrested For Manslaughter In Child’s Death 

January 22, 2018 - 3:50 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, GameOver Task Force arrested 35-year-old, Rosa Regina Feeney of Melbourne Beach, Florida, for causing the death of her 10-month-old child. Feeney was arrested on January 10, 2018, after a warrant was issued charging her with Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child and Child Neglect.  Feeney was arrested this afternoon and transported Read More

NR 18-02 Man Arrested For Early Morning Stabbing 

January 20, 2018 - 11:57 am Author: Category:

  The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, has arrested 28-year-old, Robert Jaron Hamm for stabbing his parents in an early morning domestic incident that occurred in unincorporated Titusville. Hamm is being charged with two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder Domestic Violence. He was transported to the Brevard County Jail Complex where he is being held Read More

NR 17-55 Arrest Leads To Recovery Of Three Stolen Vehicles And Firearm

November 29, 2017 - 6:48 pm Author: Category:

Two Cocoa adults and a juvenile are in custody after the Sheriff’s STAR Unit followed a vehicle on a route that started in Cocoa continued through Titusville and Merritt Island before ending at a residence in unincorporated Cocoa. Arrested were 21-year-olds, Corwyn Mitchell and Dontarious Jordan along with a 17-year-old juvenile male. Mitchell was charged Read More

NR 17-53 Corrections Deputy Arrested for Fraud

November 24, 2017 - 9:15 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Corrections Deputy earlier today for fraudulently obtaining funds from an inmate’s release account. Agents arrested 29-year-old, Felicia Renee Brown, charging her with Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card, Scheme to Defraud, Petit Theft, Official Misconduct, Criminal Use of Personal Information, and False Entries in Books of a Business Read More

NR 17-48  Homeless Man Arrested For Harboring Runaway 

October 11, 2017 - 9:28 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 65-year-old John Martin Kelly III, for harboring an 11-year-old female runaway early this morning. Kelly was arrested this afternoon after he was located at a convenience store in the City of Melbourne. He is charged with Interference with Child Custody and is being held at the Brevard County Read More

NR 17-47 Suspect Arrested For Sexual Relationship With Student 

October 11, 2017 - 8:30 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 55-year-old Dodd Anthony Mitchell, of Cocoa, for having a sexual relationship with a student while he was employed as a teacher at Astronaut High School. The investigation was initiated last week after Sheriff’s agents received information detailing a sexual relationship between Mitchell and a former student that occurred Read More

NR 17-45 Husband Arrested in Merritt Island Shooting Death

September 19, 2017 - 3:15 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office GAMEOVER Task Force has arrested 36-year-old, Roger Petrocelli in the shooting death of his wife that occurred July 5, 2017. Petrocelli was taken into custody earlier today after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge, charging Petrocelli with Manslaughter with a Firearm. Petrocelli was transported to the Brevard County Read More

NR 17-39 Melbourne Coin Dealer Arrested for Fraud Related Crimes

July 19, 2017 - 4:17 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Economic Crimes Task Force has culminated an investigation into the allegations of fraud with the arrest of a Melbourne coin dealer. Agents arrested 63-year-old, John Wenzel Kane of 1807 Woodbury Circle, Melbourne; the owner of Coins and Curiosities, earlier today after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging Read More

NR 17-30 Local Cemetery Sales Associate Arrested For Fraud Related Crimes 

June 1, 2017 - 12:56 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Economic Crimes Task Force has arrested 47-year-old, Karla Patterson Amos of Melbourne, Florida, for fraudulent activities revolving around her employment as a Family Services Counselor for a local cemetery. Amos was arrested on May 31, 2017, after a warrant was issued charging her with Scheming to Defraud, 76 counts of Read More

NR 17-27 Alert Citizens Assist Deputies in Arrest

May 30, 2017 - 12:23 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 27-year-old Michael Stankowitz of Melbourne in reference to a series of vehicle burglaries that occurred yesterday in Melbourne Beach. Stankowitz was charged with Burglary of a conveyance (4 Counts), Grand Theft (3 Counts), Petit Theft, Criminal Mischief, Violation of Probation, and Child Neglect (2 Counts). Stankowitz was transported Read More

NR 17-26 Mother Arrested For Leaving Child at Drug House

May 18, 2017 - 5:20 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 31-year-old Ashley Baskett, of 1410 North Lakemont Drive, Cocoa, for leaving her one-year-old child at a drug house, charging her with child neglect and possession of methamphetamine. She was transported to the Brevard County Jail where she is being held on $6000.00 Bond. Deputies responded to a residence Read More

NR 17-25 Bookkeeper Arrested for Fraud Related Crimes

May 5, 2017 - 3:00 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Economic Crimes Task Force has arrested 49-year-old Deanna Parton of Palm Bay, Florida, for fraudulent activities revolving around her employment as a bookkeeper and assistant to a South Brevard County OBGYN physician’s office.  Parton was arrested on May 3, 2017, after an arrest warrant was issued charging her with Scheming Read More