Arrests News Releases

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

NR 14-18 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Melbourne Child Pornography Suspect

April 10, 2014 - 6:59 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested 60-year-old Eugene Hudome of Melbourne relative to the Production of Child Pornography, Possession with Intent to Distribute Child Pornography and the Possession of Child Pornography.  Hudome is currently being held at the Brevard County Jail Complex on a $560,000 bond. The investigation was initiated after the Sheriff’s Read More

NR 14-16 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Absconded Tampa Sex Predator

April 7, 2014 - 8:32 am Author: Category:

Agents from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and the GAMEOVER Task Force located and arrested an absconded sex predator, 46-year-old Mark Mazzo, who absconded from the Tampa area on Wednesday. Agents from multiple law enforcement agencies in Central Florida cooperated in the investigation to locate and arrest Mazzo.  The investigation began Wednesday when Brevard County Read More

NR14-13 Arrest Carjacking Suspect

March 13, 2014 - 8:41 pm Author: Category:

News Release 14-13   — Earlier today, Deputies responded to the Walmart located at 1500 East Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island, after receiving a report of a carjacking. The victim, a 96-year-old, had just finished shopping when a male suspect later identified as 20- year-old Trevon A. Johnson of Cocoa, entered the passenger side of Read More

NR14-12 Former Florida Resident Arrested For Attempted Sex Trafficking

March 7, 2014 - 5:23 pm Author: Category:

The investigation found that Minga advertised, on Craigslist, a sex tourism business in Ecuador. Minga indicated that, for a fee, he could facilitate lodging, transportation, meals and unlimited access to females from Ecuador and Colombia. An undercover agent from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office who is a member of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Read More

NR 14-8 Agents Culminate Drug Investigations with 16 Arrests

February 12, 2014 - 5:18 am Author: Category: |

On February 12, 2014, agents of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office culminated an enforcement operation focused on individuals who were wanted for active felony warrants related to narcotic investigations. This investigation was conducted over the past month and resulted in the arrest of 16 wanted subjects. Please see attachment for the names of those arrested. Read More