Arrests News Releases

NR 14-66 Deputy Injured in Dog Attack

August 28, 2014 - 7:45 pm Author: Category:

Deputies responded to the location and determined that an aggravated battery domestic violence had just occurred where the victim was battered by the suspect. During the altercation, the victim was also bitten by the suspect’s dog. A description of the suspect and vehicle was provided and the suspect was located driving south on North Tropical Read More

NR 14-65 Arrest Warrants Issued For Brevard Organized Theft Ring

August 21, 2014 - 10:47 am Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Economic Crimes Task Force has culminated an investigation into an organized theft ring today by obtaining arrest warrants for the suspects. Agents arrested 50-year-old Lisa McDermott and 59-year-old James McDermott of 2231 Canterbury Lane, Melbourne.  Both were charged with Racketeering, Money Laundering and Dealing in Stolen Property and are currently Read More

NR 14-64 Brevard Sexual Battery Suspect Captured In Texas

August 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm Author: Category:

On August 13, 2014, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Marshal Service located and arrested 40-year-old Laverne Thomas Wheeler in Texas for the Sexual Battery of a Child under12 years of age. The Sheriff’s Office participates in a Task Force with the United States Marshal Service, where Fugitive Team Agents work with Read More

NR 14-63 Sheriff’s Agents Assist Cocoa Beach With Business Complaints

August 13, 2014 - 8:35 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office culminated an investigation today into the complaints of ongoing illegal activities at the Surfs Up Adult Bookstore located at 285 West Columbia Lane, Cocoa Beach. During July and August 2014, the Cocoa Beach Police Department requested the assistance of the Sheriff’s Office to assist by investigating complaints in reference to Read More

NR 14-61 Rockledge Suspect’s Charges Upgraded To Homicide In Death Of Wife

August 11, 2014 - 6:45 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, Agents with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office upgraded the charges of 52-year-old DAVID GLEN BREVICK, of 7030 Heron’s Landing Drive, Rockledge, charging him with Premeditated First Degree Murder. Brevick is currently being detained at the Brevard County Jail on a No Bond status. The charges stem from an incident that occurred at the Read More

NR 14-60 Rockledge Man Arrested For Attempted Murder Of Wife

August 9, 2014 - 11:40 am Author: Category:

Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Agents have arrested 52-year-old, DAVID GLEN BREVICK, of 7030 Heron’s Landing Drive, Rockledge, charging him with Attempted First Degree Murder. Brevick was charged by arrest warrant and currently being housed at the Brevard County Jail on a No Bond status. The charges stem from an incident that occurred shortly before midnight Read More

NR 14-59 Sheriff’s Office Apprehends Oklahoma Murder Suspect

August 4, 2014 - 8:39 am Author: Category:

Yesterday, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit located and arrested 44-year-old Nelson Barron who had an arrest warrant for Murder and Robbery from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Oklahoma Investigators notified the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office of Nelson’s warrant. Agents then conducted surveillance and were able to locate and apprehend Nelson as he exited a convenience Read More

NR 14-58 Agents Arrest Cocoa Shooting Suspect

August 1, 2014 - 9:52 am Author: Category:

Sheriff’s Agents have made an arrest in connection to a shooting that occurred on July 31, 2014. On Thursday, July 31st at approximately 2:00 pm, deputies responded to a 911 emergency call advising that a victim was shot. Once on scene, it was determined that the victim was 12-years-old and had been shot in the Read More

NR 14-48 Deputies Arrest Armed Suspect in Mims

June 13, 2014 - 11:58 am Author: Category:

At approximately 6:00 am this morning, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested 20-year-old David Quentell Baker of Mims, for Assault with a Firearm on a Law Enforcement Officer, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Resisting Arrest without Violence, and Violation of Probation. On June 12, 2014, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Deputy Andrew Johnson Read More

NR 14-42 Man Arrested For Neglect in Mother’s Death

June 3, 2014 - 11:13 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 66-year-old Michael Moritz, charging him with Aggravated Manslaughter of an Elderly Person and Neglect of Elderly Person or Disabled Adult in reference to the death of his 91-year-old mother, Dolores Moritz.  Dwyer was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a $3000.00 bond. Read More

NR 14-32 Update – Barefoot Bay Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

May 3, 2014 - 11:58 am Author: Category:

Agents of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office South Precinct General Crimes Unit have located an arrested Dennis Leo Foster in connection with yesterday’s robbery of the First United Bank in Barefoot Bay. Deputies and agents were able to identify Foster as the individual responsible for committing the robbery of the bank on Friday morning.  An Read More

NR 14-31 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Suspect In Melbourne Homicide

May 1, 2014 - 3:53 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 53-year-old John Dwyer, charging him with 1st degree premeditated murder in reference to the death of his live-in girlfriend, 52-year-old Joan Meta Justis.  Dwyer was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a no bond status. The Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call, Read More

NR 14-29 Sheriff’s Economic Crime Task Force Makes Money Laundering Arrest

May 1, 2014 - 11:58 am Author: Category:

Earlier today, members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Economic Crimes Task Force arrested 32-year-old Christie Burkey Hunt at her residence located at 1382 Vestavia Circle, Melbourne.  Agents charged Hunt with crimes committed under the Florida Money Laundering Act.  Hunt was taken to the Brevard County Jail where she is being held under $940,000 bond. Read More

NR 14-27 Sheriff’s Agents Seek Community’s Help In Identifying Recovered Stolen Property

May 1, 2014 - 9:45 am Author: Category:

On April 19, 2014, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residential burglary in the Melbourne / Suntree area. The investigation led to the arrest of 20-year-old James Joshua England and 20-year-old Vincent Matthew Tumminia, both of Suntree. England and Tumminia were charged with dealing in stolen property, occupied residential burglary and grand theft Read More

NR 14-20 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Armed Robbery Suspects

April 11, 2014 - 10:58 am Author: Category:

In late March, Deputies were dispatched to a Titusville residence reference to an armed robbery. Upon arrival, Deputies made contact with two victims who advised they made an inquiry to a sale advertisement posted on Craigslist relative to a Vizio flat screen television. The victims stated the seller wanted to meet at a residence on Read More