Arrests News Releases

NR 16-29 Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Suspects after Vehicle Pursuit

April 11, 2016 - 9:00 am Author: Category:

  At approximately 11 P.M. on April 9, 2016, Deputies attempted a traffic stop on a black, 2015 Nissan Sentra in the unincorporated area of Cocoa where the vehicle fled from Deputies. The traffic stop was initially terminated and the vehicle continued to flee in an unsafe manner, thus posing a continuing and ongoing threat Read More

NR 16-22 Sexual Predator Runs Out of Places to Hide and Surrenders

March 8, 2016 - 8:49 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, Billy Sylvester Byrd surrendered himself at the Brevard County Jail on a NO BOND felony warrant. Agents with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit had been looking for Byrd since a warrant was issued for his arrest late last week. Byrd, who knew agents were closing in on him, said he felt Read More

NR 16-20 Sheriff’s Deputies Seeking Communities Assistance in Locating Sexual Predator

March 7, 2016 - 1:29 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in locating Billy Sylvester Byrd. Byrd, a sexual predator, currently has an active felony warrant after failing to maintain his court ordered residency requirements. Byrd has an extensive criminal history and is currently already out on bond for failing to abide by his registration requirements as Read More

NR 16-18 Deputies Arrest Vehicle Theft Suspects

February 28, 2016 - 5:34 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, Sheriff’s Deputies coordinated the arrest of a driver and passenger in a stolen pickup truck. A Patrol Deputy observed a suspicious vehicle at a gas station in Cocoa. The deputy checked the tag and learned the pickup had been reported stolen to the Cocoa Police Department the previous night. The Deputy kept the Read More

NR 16-17 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Sex Crime Suspect In Texas

February 28, 2016 - 5:28 pm Author: Category:

On February 26, 2016, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office GAMEOVER Task Force and the United States Marshal Service located and arrested 51-year-old David Wayne White of Malabar, who had an active warrant for arrest concerning Lewd and Lascivious Molestation. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office GAMEOVER Task Force has agents assigned to the United States Marshal Read More

NR 16-15 Deputies Arrest Viera Bank Robbery Suspect

February 19, 2016 - 8:08 pm Author: Category:

Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 26-year-old Andrew Richard Reed of Unincorporated Cocoa immediately following an Armed Robbery today at the Community Educators Credit Union, 7380 Murrell Rd., Viera. A clerk advised the suspect implied he had a weapon and demanded money. The clerk then gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money from the register and the Read More

NR 16-13 Economic Crimes Task Force Arrest School Employee For Theft

February 11, 2016 - 8:39 am Author: Category:

On February 10, 2016, the BCSO Economic Crimes Task Force arrested 55-year-old Dale Alan Gunther, of Titusville, on an arrest warrant for the charges of Grand Theft and Scheming to Defraud. Gunther was booked into the Brevard County Jail and is being held under a $30,000.00 bond. Gunther’s arrest was made in relation to an Read More

NR 16-12 Corrections Officer Arrested and Terminated for Sexual Misconduct

February 11, 2016 - 8:32 am Author: Category:

On February 9, 2016, the Brevard County Sheriff’s initiated a criminal investigation concerning a sexual misconduct allegation involving an employee. The allegation identified Corrections Deputy Barre Taylor and a female inmate. The information was provided to a Jail Complex supervisor advising that Taylor, a five year employee, and the inmate, were engaging in sexual activities Read More

 NR 16-11 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Child Pornography Suspect

February 6, 2016 - 4:50 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested 19-year-old Joshua Alan Shaver of Malabar yesterday after serving a search warrant at his home. The investigation was initiated after Sheriff’s agents received information that Shaver may be involved in child pornography. Agents obtained a search warrant for his residence, which resulted in the seizure of evidence related to Read More

NR 16-10 Sheriff’s Arrest Cocoa Business Shooting Suspect

February 6, 2016 - 4:47 pm Author: Category:

Agents with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 30-year-old, Norris Lee Fisher Jr., unincorporated Cocoa, for shooting a local business owner, 36-year-old Herve Erilus, during an argument that occurred on February 3, 2016, in the 1300 block of Clearlake Road, unincorporated Cocoa. In addition to the business owner, a second individual employed at a Read More

NR 16-07 Economic Crimes Task Force Arrests School Employee For Theft

January 29, 2016 - 5:38 pm Author: Category:

A cooperative investigation between the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Economic Crimes Task Force, Brevard/Seminole State Attorney’s Office and the Brevard County School Superintendent’s Office has culminated a two-month investigation into an organized theft ring operating inside the Brevard Public School Fleet Maintenance Facility. The investigation led to the arrest of 57-year-old, Edward Strobush of 1735 Read More

NR 16-06 Deputies Injured Investigating Domestic Dispute

January 27, 2016 - 8:11 am Author: Category:

Two Brevard County Sheriff’s Office deputies were injured while trying to investigate a domestic dispute in Mims earlier today. Deputies Michael Hriciso and Marie Skinner were dispatched at approximately 11:23 A.M. to 2651 Pineapple Avenue, Mims, in reference to a disturbance. A 911 caller reported hearing what sounded like a violent argument between a man Read More

NR 16-03 Verbal Dispute Leads To Death Of Mims Man

January 15, 2016 - 1:24 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 51–year-old Warren Buchanan of 1745 Bahama Street, Titusville, in connection with the death of 67-year-old German Heredia. Members of the Homicide Unit took Buchanan into custody last night after a warrant was issued for his arrest by a judge charging him with Manslaughter. He was transported to the Read More

NR 16-02 Cocoa Juvenile Arrested In Death Of Sister

January 13, 2016 - 8:10 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 15–year-old Noah Walls of Cocoa in connection with death of his 21-month old sister, Riley Martin. Members of the Homicide Unit took Walls into custody Monday evening after a Court Order was issued for his arrest by a judge charging him with Second Degree Murder. He was transported Read More