Arrests News Releases

NR 22-05 Sheriff’s Office investigation dismantles major drug organization

January 19, 2022 - 8:19 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office culminated an investigation into a Major Drug Trafficking Organization operating in Brevard County. The investigation began in June of 2021 involving suspects dealing in multi-kilograms of cocaine along with other controlled substances. Arrest warrants were issued for the suspects who have been identified as sources or distributors of these dangerous Read More

NR 21-54 Arrest made in Domestic Violence Incident

November 19, 2021 - 9:47 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 33-year-old, Daniel Patregnani of Clearwater, Florida, for seriously injuring a woman by intentionally striking her with his vehicle.  Patregnani was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued charging him with Attempted 1st Degree Murder.  Patregnani is currently being held in the Brevard County Jail on a No Bond Read More

NR 21-53 Update – Deputy Involved Shooting

November 15, 2021 - 5:30 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is identifying the deputies and suspect involved in the shooting incident that occurred on November 9, 2021, at Rotary Park located in Merritt Island.  The deputies are identified as Field Training Officer Christopher Anterio and K-9 Deputy David Dixon. FTO Anterio has been a member of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Read More

NR 21-51 Sheriff’s Office Arrests Palm Bay Man for Possession of Child Pornography

November 5, 2021 - 5:54 pm Author: Category: |

An investigation conducted by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has culminated with the arrest of 62-year-old Daniel Hatcher of Palm Bay on charges of possessing multiple images of child pornography.  Hatcher was charged with 5 counts of Possession of Child Pornography after an arrest warrant was issued by Judge Kelly Ingram.  He is being held Read More

NR 21-27 Fourth Suspect in Hall Road Homicide Arrested

May 24, 2021 - 9:01 am Author: Category:

A fourth suspect has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a home invasion robbery that led to the death of 25-year-old Matthew Nicol of Merritt Island.  25-year-old Cory Cabaniss of Cocoa was arrested by the U.S. Marshal’s Service Task Force, which the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is a participating member, after an arrest warrant Read More

NR 21-26 Investigative Update-Suspect Arrested in Homicide of Merritt Island Woman

May 20, 2021 - 11:09 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 39-year-old Philip Keller of Merritt Island for the homicide of Alicia Campitelli that occurred on May 15, 2021.  Keller was arrested after an arrest warrant was signed by the Honorable Christina Serrano charging Keller with First Degree Premeditated Murder, Grand Theft, Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card and Read More

NR 21-25 Juvenile Charged in Funeral Service Shooting

May 18, 2021 - 7:48 pm Author: Category:

16-year-old Jonterich Lemar Smith of Cocoa, has been formerly charged with Carrying a Concealed Firearm and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Person under 18 in connection with the November 28, 2020, shooting incident that occurred at the funeral service of Sincere Pierce.  Smith was formerly served with those charges while appearing in juvenile Read More

NR 21-22 Additional Arrests Made in Hall Road Homicide

May 7, 2021 - 5:05 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two additional suspects for their involvement in a home invasion robbery that led to the death of 25-year-old Matthew Nicol of Merritt Island. 29-year-old, Brian Vogel of Cocoa and 28-year-old, Chase Harrison of Rockledge were arrested after arrest warrants were issued charging each with First Degree Felony Murder, Read More

NR 21-21 Cocoa Man Arrested in Hall Road Homicide

May 6, 2021 - 12:21 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 23-year-old, David Foreman-Taylor of Cocoa, for his involvement in a home invasion robbery that led to the death of 25-year-old Matthew Nicol of Merritt Island.  Foreman-Taylor was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by the Honorable Judge Nancy Maloney charging him with First Degree Felony Murder, Armed Read More

NR 21-17 *Update* – Kathleen Princess Edwards Charged with Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child

April 16, 2021 - 5:00 pm Author: Category:

*Update* – Kathleen Princess Edwards Charged with Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child On March 31, 2021, 35-year-old Kathleen Princess Edwards, formerly of Grant-Valkaria, surrendered herself to the Volusia County Jail under a $25,000.00 bond on the Brevard County charge of Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child, a First-Degree Felony, stemming from the June 27, 2020, drowning Read More

NR 21-15 Kathleen Princess Edwards Charged with Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child

March 31, 2021 - 1:59 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, 35-year-old Kathleen Princess Edwards, formerly of Grant-Valkaria, surrendered herself to the Volusia County Jail under a $25,000.00 bond on the Brevard County charge of Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child, a First-Degree Felony, stemming from the June 27, 2020, drowning death of her then 18-month-old son Gregory Edwards, Jr. After comprehensive independent investigations by Read More

NR 21-11 Two Brevard School Teachers Arrested For Child Neglect And Contributing To The Delinquency Of A Minor

March 18, 2021 - 6:23 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Brevard County teachers charging them with child neglect and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Agents arrested 50-year-old, James Brand and 45-year-old Amy O’Reilly-Brand, both of Viera, after a warrant was issued by the Honorable Judge Thomas Brown, charging both subjects with Child Read More

NR 21-08 Man Arrested for Shooting at Deputies

February 9, 2021 - 5:47 pm Author: Category:

Yesterday evening, 35-year-old Jonathan Lee Layton of Cape Canaveral was arrested for attempting to kill two Brevard County Sheriff’s deputies. Layton was arrested following his release from a local hospital after a warrant was issued by The Honorable Judge Curt Jacobus, charging Layton with Attempted 1st Degree Murder with a Firearm (2 Counts), Possession of Read More

NR 21-07 46 Sex Offenders Arrested for Registration Violations

February 5, 2021 - 5:03 pm Author: Category:

A cooperative effort between law enforcement personnel from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Melbourne Police Department, Palm Bay Police Department, Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the United States Marshals Service has led to the arrest of 46 sex offenders for felony violations of their statutory mandated registration requirements. The operation was conducted on February Read More

NR 21-06 Inmate and Former Correction Tech Arrested For Inappropriate Relationship

February 5, 2021 - 11:43 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a former Corrections Technician and a Brevard County Jail inmate for introducing illegal contraband into the jail facility. Earlier today, 28-year-old, Jaleena Dixon and 24-year-old Kqamane Brown, both of Cocoa, were arrested after a warrant was issued by the Honorable Judge Charles Crawford, charging each with Introduction of Read More