Arrests News Releases

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

NR 15-114 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

December 21, 2015 - 9:10 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is very pleased to announce that the suspect responsible for the December 7th, 2015, Armed Robbery at the Winn Dixie located at 7960 U.S. Highway One, Micco, has been arrested. The suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money from the clerk at the customer service counter. Subsequent to this robbery, Read More

NR 15-113 Sheriff’s Deputies Dismantle Illegal Drug Operation

December 18, 2015 - 11:07 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office culminated an investigation concerning the sale and delivery of illegal narcotics in the unincorporated area of Cocoa, which resulted in the arrest of 33-year-old Raysean Phillips and 42-year-old Cleopatra Price, both of unincorporated Cocoa. During the course of the investigation, Agents purchased quantities of cocaine and heroin from both suspects. Read More

NR 15-111 Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Aggravated Battery Suspect

December 10, 2015 - 1:03 pm Author: Category:

On December 8, 2015, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to Chandler Street, Cape Canaveral, in reference to the report of a disturbance, which resulted in one participant being shot. The investigation determined that a verbal dispute became physical involving the suspect, identified as 36-year-old William R. Scott, of Cape Canaveral, and an unnamed adult Read More

NR-110 GAMEOVER Agents Arrest Fugitive Wanted For Sexual Battery

December 10, 2015 - 8:42 am Author: Category:

The circumstances surrounding the sexual battery incident that occurred in Winter Springs was inaccurately represented in the original news release last night. The GAMEOVER Task Force arrested a fugitive wanted for the sexual battery of a teenager in Seminole County. 23–year-old, Derick Willoz was arrested last night near the Cocoa Beach Pier. Willoz had been Read More

NR 15-107 Suspect Arrested For Making Threats To Destroy Moore Justice Center Using An Explosive Device

December 3, 2015 - 4:45 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 37-year-old, Oran Orval Dawsey, of 446 Stowe Lane, Unincorporated Cocoa, after a Federal Warrant was issued by the U. S. Magistrate in Orlando. Dawsey was charged federally with making a bomb threat by telephone. He was turned over to the United States Marshall’s Office and faces up to Read More

NR 15-106 Suspect Arrested In Shooting Death

November 25, 2015 - 5:40 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 26-year-old Tracy Boother Jr. in connection with the August 11, 2015, shooting and death of George Dewey IV. Members of the GAMEOVER Task Force took Boother into custody today in the unincorporated area of Cocoa after a Judge issued an arrest warrant for Boother, charging him with Manslaughter. Read More

NR 15-96 Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Vehicle Theft Suspect

October 23, 2015 - 9:25 pm Author: Category:

At approximately 7:45 A.M. this morning, a 2007 Black Jeep Wrangler was reported stolen from James Road in the unincorporated area of Cocoa. At approximately 11:15 A.M., the vehicle was spotted in the area of Cape Canaveral. The vehicle then fled upon sight of Deputies. The Sheriff’s Aviation Helicopter responded and was able to assist Read More

NR 15-87 Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Suspect in Jewelry Theft

September 16, 2015 - 9:21 pm Author: Category:

On September 4, 2015, a female entered Kline’s Jewelry store located at 7015 N. U.S. 1, unincorporated Cocoa, and stole several pieces of jewelry, valued at approximately $3,970.00. The suspect, was identified as 29-year-old Jessica E. Shorter, Rockledge, who was observed on surveillance cameras reaching and taking jewelry out of the case while the clerk Read More

NR 15-86 Deputies Arrest Armed Burglary Suspect

September 16, 2015 - 9:17 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, Deputies were dispatched to the area of 5135 US1, unincorporated Cocoa, reference the report of a man with a gun. Upon arrival, Deputies observed an individual matching the suspect’s description. The suspect then ran, and after a short foot pursuit, Deputy Chaston Williams along with the help of several citizens, apprehended the individual Read More

NR 15-79 Former Teacher Arrested for Traveling to Meet Minor for Sex

August 30, 2015 - 8:54 pm Author: Category:

Agents with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 32-year-old Andrew Bayard of Merritt Island after he travelled to a prearranged location in Brevard County this afternoon to meet a teenage girl for the purpose of engaging in a sexual relationship. He was charged with Traveling to Meet a Minor for Sex and Transmission of Read More

NR 15-78 Titusville Woman Arrested for Making False Report to DCF Hotline

August 28, 2015 - 3:00 pm Author: Category:

Agents with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 42-year-old Dana Delaney Loyd of Titusville, for Filing a False Report of Child Abuse and Stalking. The arrest was based upon an Arrest Warrant, which was authorized by the State Attorney’s Office and issued by the Court. Loyd was transported to the Brevard County Jail where Read More

NR 15-76 Sheriff’s Office Arrests Suspect in Shooting of Deputy

August 26, 2015 - 9:46 am Author: Category:

The suspect involved in the incident that led to the shooting of Agent Casey Smith has been arrested. 65-year-old John Frankin Derossett has been charged with three counts of Attempted Murder of a Law Enforcement Officer after an Arrest Warrant was issued for his arrest. He was transported to the Brevard County Jail last night Read More

NR 15-74 Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Carjacking Suspect

August 24, 2015 - 9:33 am Author: Category:

Yesterday evening, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to Gilmore Street, Malabar, reference an emergency call regarding a possible carjacking incident. Upon arrival, deputies located a twenty seven-year-old mother who advised that as she was putting her two-year old child in the vehicle, when she was approached by two males. The first male, later identified Read More