Arrests News Releases

NR 18-34 Argument Leads To Attempted Murder Arrest

October 8, 2018 - 11:43 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 37-year-old John Wolverton charging him with DUI, DUI with Serious Injury and Attempted Murder. Wolverton, who is homeless, and a registered Sex Offender, is currently incarcerated in the Brevard County Jail on a No Bond status. The investigation began shortly before midnight on October 7, 2018, when deputies Read More

NR 18-33 Cocoa Man Charged in Woman’s Death

October 5, 2018 - 12:39 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 21-year-old Jacob Hall of unincorporated Cocoa for the death of 22-year-old Michelle Turner. Hall was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Manslaughter. He was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a $40,000 bond.  The investigation Read More

NR 18-32  Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation 

October 1, 2018 - 3:51 pm Author: Category:

 The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a disturbance that ended in the death of one of the male subjects. Deputies responded to 2456 Elsie Circle, unincorporated Cocoa, Sunday evening at approximately 6:57 p.m., after receiving an emergency 911 call. The decedent is identified as 26-year-old, Edilsar Calderon of Cocoa.  The investigation to date has Read More

NR 18-29 Palm Bay Man Arrested in Merritt Island Shooting

July 12, 2018 - 2:21 pm Author: Category:

Agents with GAMEOVER Task Force have arrested 27-year-old, Antonio Scott of Palm Bay for a shooting that occurred on July 10, 2018, in Merritt Island. Scott was charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. Scott is currently being held at the Brevard County Read More

NR 18-25 Cocoa Man Arrested In Accidental Shooting

June 11, 2018 - 11:37 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 21-year-old, Justin Trayshod Weaver of Cocoa, in yesterday’s shooting incident that injured a 9-year-old, Brevard County child. Weaver was arrested last night and charged with Culpable Negligence Inflicting Harm, Culpable Negligence Exposure to Harm (5 Counts), Discharging a Firearm in Public, and Possession of Marijuana. He is currently Read More

NR 18-24 Update Reference Deputy Involved Shooting

May 9, 2018 - 8:08 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is updating the Officer Involved Shooting incident from May 3, 2018.  The incident took place on May 3, 2018 at approximately 4:43 a.m. when the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Hartman Lane, Mims after a 911 emergency call was received from a female advising that her Read More

NR 18-23 Sheriff’s Office Investigation Dismantles Drug Organization

May 8, 2018 - 4:57 pm Author: Category:

An investigation into a Brevard County drug organization is culminating today with the arrests of 21 individuals. Sheriff’s Agents with the Special Investigations Unit conducted the investigation that focused on an organization that was led by 32-year-old, Larrico Smith of 970 Cayuga Avenue NE, Palm Bay. The persons within the organization were involved in the Read More

NR 18-21 Corrections Deputies Arrested For Driving Under The Influence

May 1, 2018 - 1:18 pm Author: Category:

Three Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputies have been the subjects of recent arrests in separate and unrelated incidents for driving under the influence. Corrections Deputy Brittany Rowland was arrested by the Titusville Police Department on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 4:02 a.m. Corrections Corporal William Dampman was arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol on Read More

NR 18-20  Mims Man Arrested In New Year’s Day Shooting 

April 12, 2018 - 6:52 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 54-year-old, Richard Todd Blankenship of Mims, in the shooting death of Terence Irwin that occurred on January 1, 2018. Blankenship was arrested after a warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Second Degree Murder, he was transported to the Brevard County Jail Complex where he remains Read More

NR 18-19 West Melbourne Deputy Mayor Arrested For Fraud Related Crimes

March 30, 2018 - 10:06 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Task Force has culminated an investigation into the allegations of fraudulent activities with the arrest of 65-year-old John Franklin Tice of 67 Stevenson Street, West Melbourne, earlier today after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Scheme to Defraud under $20,000.00, Communications Fraud, Depositing Read More

NR 18-18 Deputy Arrested for Child Neglect

March 8, 2018 - 4:03 pm Author: Category:

A Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested this morning along with his live-in girlfriend. Deputy Nicholas Worthy and Rachel Trexler were both charged with Child Neglect, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana under 20 grams, and Possession of Paraphernalia. Both are being detained at the Brevard County Jail on a $5,000 Bond. The arrest occurred Read More

NR 18-17 Student Arrested For Bomb Threat

March 6, 2018 - 12:44 pm Author: Category:

A 14-year-old Space Coast Jr/Sr High School student was arrested yesterday after making threats that a bomb would explode at the school. The student was charged with: False report concerning planting a bomb, an explosive, or a weapon of mass destruction, or concerning the use of firearms in a violent manner and interfering with school Read More

NR 18-16 Grand Jury Indicts Scottsmoor Homicide Suspect

February 28, 2018 - 1:46 pm Author: Category:

A Brevard County Grand Jury has indicted 35-year-old, Richard Glen Young of Titusville, charging him with 1st Degree Premeditated Murder in the homicide of 80-year-old Grady Wright. Young was taken into custody by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office yesterday evening. Young was located at the Bridges of Cocoa, a Detention Facility, where he was in Read More

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