NR 16-65 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Citizen’s Assistance In Locating Homicide Suspect

October 20, 2016 - 4:18 pm Author: Category:

16-65On October 16, 2016, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 1165 Jordan Road, Merritt Island, after reports of shots being fired. Upon arrival, Deputies located a victim who suffered from a gunshot wound and was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The victim is identified as 36-year-old Samuel Sweeting, Merritt Island.

The investigation has identified the suspect as 34-year-old Regginald Jones, of Merritt Island. Jones has an active arrest warrant for 1st Degree murder and should be considered armed and extremely dangerous.

Sheriff’s investigators are seeking anyone with information about this incident to please contact Agent Deavers of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit via the Sheriff’s Office Communications Center at (321) 633-7162, or CRIMELINE at 1-800- 423-TIPS (8477), you can also visit, or text ‘crimeline’ plus your tip to CRIME (274637). All information to CRIMELINE is confidential and you may be eligible for a reward.

For additional information regarding this media release, please contact Corporal Dave Jacobs at (321) 747-9780 or by email at