Arrests News Releases

NR 22-33 Victim identified, man arrested in Barefoot Bay homicide

August 26, 2022 - 7:16 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in the homicide that occurred on Oriole Circle in Barefoot Bay during the early morning hours of August 23, 2022.  The victim is identified as 35-year-old Ashley Perala of Barefoot Bay. Homicide Agents have also arrested 41-year-old William Chambless of Barefoot Bay, after an arrest warrant Read More

NR 22-29 Sebastian man arrested for bank robbery

July 20, 2022 - 4:37 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 34-year-old, Bernard Rogers Jr. of Sebastian, Florida, for the robbery of the TD Bank, located at 4155 North Wickham Road, Melbourne, that occurred this morning.  Rogers was arrested in the area of State Road 520 and US 1 in Cocoa, after a felony traffic stop was conducted on Read More

NR 22-27 Victim identified; Man arrested in Cocoa homicide

June 28, 2022 - 1:42 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in yesterday’s homicide that occurred on West Ridgewood Drive in unincorporated Cocoa.  The victim is identified as 75-year-old Juan Nunez of Cocoa. Homicide Agents have also arrested 37-year-old Juan Ortiz of Cocoa, after an arrest warrant was issued charging him with Second Degree Murder and Tampering with Evidence.  Read More

NR 22-21 Arrest made in Merritt Island homicide

June 11, 2022 - 8:49 am Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 49-year-old Cory Lyle of Melbourne for the shooting death of Joseph Hall that occurred in Merritt Island on June 9, 2022.  Lyle was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by Judge David Silverman, charging him with First Degree Felony Murder, Armed Occupied Burglary and Grand Theft of Read More

NR 22-18 State Department of Corrections inmate located

June 8, 2022 - 10:35 am Author: Category: | |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has located 32-year-old, Gregory Mountcasel, who walked away from the “Bridges” Work Release Program, located at 585 Camp Road in Cocoa, at approximately 9:30 p.m. yesterday evening, after cutting off his electronic monitor. Mountcasel was taken into custody at approximately 9:00 a.m. this morning after he walked out of a Read More

NR 22-13 Deputy arrested for Domestic Violence

April 8, 2022 - 9:10 am Author: Category:

A Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Probationary Deputy, Tyler Morra was arrested yesterday evening by our agency and charged with Battery Domestic Violence after allegedly battering his live-in girlfriend.  Morra is currently being detained at the Brevard County Jail Complex on a No Bond status. The arrest occurred after deputies responded in reference to a disturbance. Read More

NR 22-10 Merritt Island Woman Charged in Death of Sister

March 26, 2022 - 11:26 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 30-year-old Brittany Bishop-Gillison of Merritt Island for causing the death of her sister, Kapricia Bishop on March 25, 2022, at a residence in Merritt Island.  Bishop-Gillison was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by Judge David Dugan charging her with Murder with a Firearm.  Bishop-Gillison is currently Read More

NR 22-08 Brevard Teacher Arrested on Child Exploitation Warrant

March 24, 2022 - 3:32 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 40-year-old Joseph Komjathy of Melbourne, after an arrest warrant was issued in Indian River County charging him with five counts of Distribution of Harmful Material to a Minor and one count of Unlawful Use of a Two-way Communication Device.  Mr. Komjathy was taken into custody yesterday evening, without Read More

NR 22-07 Arrest made in Cocoa shooting death

February 27, 2022 - 7:51 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 26-year-old Kendall Britt of Cocoa for death of Anthony Greenwood on January 18, 2022, in Unincorporated Cocoa.  Britt was arrested at the Brevard County Jail Complex, where he was already incarcerated on unrelated occupied burglary case.  An arrest warrant was issued by Judge Jennifer Taylor charging him with Read More

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