Arrests News Releases

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

UPDATE: NR 15-73 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Involved Shooting Investigative Update

August 21, 2015 - 1:38 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred last night at 1051 Covina Street, in the unincorporated area of Cocoa. The incident began on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at approximately 9:30 P.M., while Investigative Agents were conducting a criminal investigation regarding a complaint of prostitution. As the Investigative Agents Read More

NR 15-69 Cruiseline Employee Arrested For Sexual Battery

August 15, 2015 - 10:06 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Special Victim’s Unit has arrested a crewmember from the Carnival Valor cruise ship for an alleged incident involving a teenage cruise passenger. 46–year-old Yovany Sauzo-Batiz, a Honduran National, who is employed as a stateroom steward, was arrested this evening and charged with Sexual Battery of a person under 16 years Read More

NR 15-68 Sheriff’s Investigators Arrest Animal Cruelty Suspect

August 13, 2015 - 3:50 pm Author: Category:

On August 13, 2015, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Enforcement Unit arrested 43-year-old, Amy Lynn Dvorak of Merritt Island, for multiple counts of cruelty to animals. The investigation was initiated after employees of a self-storage business located at 115 Amsdell Road in Merritt Island, reported a foul odor and cats being held in a Read More

NR 15-64 Deputies Arrest Cocoa Robbery Suspects

July 20, 2015 - 3:21 pm Author: Category:

At approximately 11:00 A.M. on July 19, 2015, Deputies responded to the area of Virginia Avenue in the unincorporated area of Cocoa in reference to the report of an armed robbery with a firearm. The victims were a 51-year-old male and 32-year-old female, who reported that two white male suspects, later identified as 30-year-old Daryl Read More

NR 15-63 Deputies Arrest Melbourne Stabbing Suspects

July 20, 2015 - 3:16 pm Author: Category:

On Sunday, July 19, 2015, at approximately 1145 P.M., Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Canova Beach Park, located at 3299 North Highway A1A, Melbourne, in reference to the report of a stabbing. A 45-year-old Male Victim reported that during an argument with two males later identified as 52-year-old Michael Robertson and 51-year-old James Beecham, he was Read More

NR 15-62 Overdose Investigation Continues with Arrest for Drug Possession

July 17, 2015 - 4:45 pm Author: Category:

As part of the continuing investigation into the recent drug overdose cases, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Special Investigations Unit has arrested 32-year-old, Oliver Jenkins Jr. of Cocoa. Jenkins was arrested after a search warrant was executed at his residence located at 319 Pine Avenue, Cocoa. He was charged with Possession of Cannabis at the Read More

NR 15-61 Task Force Investigation Leads to Drug Distribution Arrests

July 16, 2015 - 4:28 pm Author: Category:

A cooperative investigation between the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and the US Drug Enforcement Administration culminated yesterday with the arrest of two Brevard County brothers for the Sale and Possession of Controlled Substances. Agents arrested 25-year- old Brian David Kendig after a search warrant was served at his residence at 385 Nora Avenue, Merritt Island. Read More