Arrests News Releases

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

NR 21-05 Investigative Update – Deputy Involved Shooting

February 1, 2021 - 8:46 am Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is identifying the deputies and suspect involved in yesterday’s deputy involved shooting incident that occurred in Cape Canaveral.  The deputies are identified as Corporal Linda McLaughlin and Field Training Officer Kelly Kennedy. Corporal McLaughlin has been a member of the Sheriff’s Office since October 2010. She has served as a Read More

NR 21-01 Man Arrested in Death of his Mother

January 24, 2021 - 3:28 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 33-year-old, Scott Alan Main of Titusville, for causing the death of 63-year-old, Cheryl Robertson. Main was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by the Honorable Judge Kenneth Friedland charging Main with Second Degree Murder. Main was also charged with Burglary with battery and Attempted Second Degree Murder Read More

NR 20-19 Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest of Fugitives

October 2, 2020 - 3:41 pm Author: Category:

A cooperative investigation between the Indian Harbour Beach Police Department, Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Economic Task Force and Fugitive Units has led to the arrest of two fugitives. Leandro Javier Obenauer was arrested by the Fugitive Unit yesterday on warrants for the charges of Scheme to Defraud-Swindle and Violation of Probation for Racketeering and Theft Read More

NR 20-16 Micco Man Arrested in Shooting Death

July 31, 2020 - 5:48 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 68-year-old, Leonard Crosta in connection with a shooting death that occurred on Sunday, July 26, 2020 in Micco. Crosta was arrested earlier today after a warrant was issued by the Honorable Judge Nancy Maloney, charging him with Second Degree Murder with a Firearm. Crosta was transported to the Read More

NR 20-08 Domestic Violence Incident Ends in Homicide

April 17, 2020 - 3:18 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 32-year-old, Julius Perry of Cocoa for shooting his wife during a domestic violence incident. Perry was charged with 2nd Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon and is currently being held at the Brevard County Jail on a No Bond status. The investigation began shortly Read More

NR 19-45 Camberly Street Shooting Arrest

December 20, 2019 - 1:37 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 26-year-old Daniel Diemer of Port St John for the shooting death of his 45-year-old, brother-in-law, Kyle Alfred Zepeda III. Diemer was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Second Degree Murder. He was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is Read More

NR 19-44 Merritt Island Homicide Arrest

December 20, 2019 - 12:56 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 22-year-old Da’rius Christian of Merritt Island for the death of his 19-year-old, half-sister, J’Meisha Gant. Christian was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with First Degree Murder. He was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a No Read More

NR 19-40 Arrest Made In Overnight Shooting Investigation

November 20, 2019 - 12:30 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 20-year-old Kalab Bradford of Cocoa in the shooting death of 34-year-old Mark Hurst. Bradford was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with 2nd Degree Murder. He was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a No Bond Read More

NR 19-39 Fort Pierce Man Arrested for Manslaughter

November 11, 2019 - 12:22 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 21-year-old, Nathan Marquise Hamilton of Fort Pierce for his involvement in the death of 51-year-old, Jonathan Montgomery, who was discovered early Friday morning at a residence on Sand Pine Road in unincorporated Indialantic. Hamilton was charged with Manslaughter and is currently being held in the Brevard County Jail Read More

NR 19-33 Sheriff’s Office Arrests Suspect in Shooting Death

September 6, 2019 - 9:54 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 30-year-old, Robert McGlynn of West Melbourne for the shooting death of 21–year-old, Isaac Foster. The incident occurred on Gray Road, unincorporated West Melbourne, on September 3, 2019. McGlynn was charged with 2nd Degree Murder and is being held at the Brevard County Jail under a no bond status. Read More

NR 19-27 Former Sex Offender Arrested for Child Pornography

June 19, 2019 - 1:50 pm Author: Category:

A joint investigation between the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Immigration Customs Enforcement/Homeland Security Investigations has led to the arrest of 33-year-old, James Groover II. Groover was arrested on Tuesday evening, June 18, 2019, out of state, on charges of Possession of Child Pornography. He is being held on $200,000 bond awaiting extradition to Brevard Read More