Arrests News Releases

NR 15-31 Crimeline Tip Leads To Counterfeiting Arrest

April 13, 2015 - 8:56 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Task Force culminated an investigation with the arrest of 20-year-old Tony Jerome Torbert Jr. of Merritt Island on Thursday, April 8, 2015. Torbert was charged with the Possession of Counterfeit Currency with Intent to Defraud. The charge carries a possible 20-year Federal Prison sentence. Torbert was arraigned in Read More

NR 15-30 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Armed Fugitive

April 8, 2015 - 5:46 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office along with members of the Game Over Task Force, arrested 57-year-old Lawrence Bond of Sevierville, TN, as a fugitive from justice. The Sheriff’s Office was alerted that Bond may be traveling to Brevard County. Patrol Deputies observed Bond on I-95 and attempted to conduct a traffic stop, at Read More

NR 15-26 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Child Sexual Battery Suspect

March 18, 2015 - 10:01 am Author: Category:

Yesterday afternoon, Agents with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested 23-year-old Joshua Tatro of 1460 Fiddler Avenue, Merritt Island, for sexually battering an infant and videotaping the incidents. Tatro was charged with 3 counts of Capital Sexual Battery, 3 counts of Production of Child Pornography and 1 count of Possession of Child Pornography. He is Read More

NR 15-06B *Update* Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Woman In Barefoot Bay Homicide

March 12, 2015 - 8:30 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 36-year-old Jennifer Rose Trent of 717 Bouganvillea Circle, Barefoot Bay, charging her with First Degree Premeditated Murder in the death of 70-year-old Doris Johnston of 736 Gladiolus Drive, Barefoot Bay. Trent was arrested this morning after an arrest warrant was issued and is being held in the Brevard Read More

NR 15-21 Sheriff’s Office Animal Cruelty Investigation Results in Arrest

March 2, 2015 - 12:27 pm Author: Category:

On March 2, 2015, The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Enforcement Unit culminated an investigation, which led to the arrest of 35-year-old Zaid Suleiman Ali, who was charged with Animal Cruelty, Aggravated Animal Cruelty and Killing or Aggravated Abuse of a Horse. The defendant was transported to the Brevard County Jail on a $21,000 bond. Read More

NR 15-17 *Update* Three Arrested in Satellite Beach Attack

February 20, 2015 - 12:47 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three suspects responsible for the vicious attack of a Satellite Beach teenager yesterday morning. Arrested were 17-year-old Dylan Thomas and 18-year-old Jessie Umberger of Satellite Beach along with 18-year-old Rebecca Gotay of Indialantic. All three were taken into custody this morning after arrest warrants were issued. The three Read More

NR 15-16 Agents Investigate Multiple South Brevard Residential Burglaries

February 17, 2015 - 10:31 am Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office along with several other Brevard County Law Enforcement Agencies are conducting investigations relating to residential burglaries that have occurred since January 2015 in the southern areas of Brevard County. Sheriff’s Office General Crimes Agents are working with Detectives from the Melbourne, Indiatlantic and Palm Bay Police Departments in connection with Read More

NR 15-09 Sheriff’s Office Dismantles Dog Fighting Operation

February 1, 2015 - 4:00 pm Author: Category:

  Late last night the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office uncovered and dismantled a dog fighting operation at 435 Easy Street, Merritt Island. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area following a tip provided by a concerned citizen who heard what they believed was animal cruelty in progress. Deputies found several severely malnourished dogs along with a Read More

NR 15-08 Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Armed Convicted Felon

January 29, 2015 - 9:03 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 32-year-old Daryl Lamont McCurdy of Arthur Circle, Melbourne. McCurdy was wanted on felony charges in relation to a shooting that occurred on January 19, 2015. During the incident, McCurdy was suspected of producing a firearm and firing it into a vehicle. McCurdy was charged with the Possession of Read More

NR 15-7A Man Charged In Accidental Shooting Of Juvenile

January 27, 2015 - 6:56 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has charged 22-year-old Rodney Clay Patrick Jr. of 1014 Floral Lane, Merritt Island, in the shooting of a juvenile that occurred at his residence on Floral Lane, last night. The victim, 17-year-old Douglas Trey Winslow was visiting the residence when the shooting occurred. Patrick was charged with Manslaughter with a Read More

NR 15-05 Operation Targeted Unlicensed Contractors Working In Brevard County

January 16, 2015 - 8:43 am Author: Category:

Over the past two days, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Economics Crimes Unit partnered with the Board of County Commissioners Planning & Development, the Florida Workers’ Compensation Fraud Division and the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) to conduct a countywide investigation to identify and address unlicensed contractors. Unlicensed activity occurs when an Read More

NR 15-04 Sheriff’s Office Agents Arrest One In West Melbourne Auto Thefts

January 13, 2015 - 6:08 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, the Brevard County Sheriff’s positively identified and arrested 16-year-old DeAngelo Wellmaker, of Melbourne, as one of the suspects responsible in a business burglary and grand theft of six automobiles that occurred over the weekend at The Car Guys Automotive Sales, Melbourne. On January 11, 2015, deputies responded to 3665 W. New Haven Avenue, Read More

NR 15-02 Sheriff’s Office Agents Arrest Rockledge Homicide Suspect

January 1, 2015 - 9:42 pm Author: Category:

On December 29, 2014, at approximately 8:45 P.M., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office received information from the Rockledge Police Department that a shooting had occurred in the 900 block of Virginia Avenue, an unincorporated area of Rockledge. Upon arrival, deputies found 26-year-old Steven Matthew Jackson Jr. of Melbourne, inside a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim Read More

NR 14-115 Sheriff’s Agents Apprehend One Of Brevard’s Most Wanted

December 18, 2014 - 8:24 am Author: Category:

On December 16, 2014, Brevard Couty Sheriff’s Office Agents located and arrested 42-year-old Willie Kent at 1250 Cheney Highway, Titusville, for multiple Arrest Warrants. Kent was wanted for Armed Burglary, Occupied Burglary, Robbery, Domestic Violence Battery and Theft. Kent is currently being held at the Brevard County Jail Complex under a no bond status. Kent Read More