Arrests News Releases

NR 19-01 Call From Concerned Citizen Leads to In-Progress Burglary Arrest

February 7, 2019 - 9:24 am Author: Category:

Early this morning the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 28-year-old, Teddy King of Merritt Island, for an attempted burglary that occurred at the Brevard Travel Service, located at 511 North Courtenay Parkway, Merritt Island.  King was charged with Attempted Burglary, Possession of Burglary Tools, Resisting Arrest without Violence and Felony Driving While License Suspended.  Read More

NR 19-02 Deputy Involved Shooting

February 5, 2019 - 10:34 am Author: Category:

On February 4, 2019, at approximately 1:44 a.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance complaint in Cape Canaveral. The caller advised that he wanted an intoxicated female removed from his residence. Upon the arrival of deputies, the caller pointed out the woman who was now inside a vehicle in the parking lot. Read More

NR 18-38 Melbourne Man Arrested for Bomb Threat

November 6, 2018 - 1:23 pm Author: Category:

Yesterday evening, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested 65-year-old, Daniel Chen of Melbourne, after he called in a bomb threat to the Brevard County Supervisor of Elections Office. Chen was charged with False Report of a Bomb and was transported to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a $15,000 Bond. The Read More

NR 18-36 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Texas Man For Conspiring to Sexually Assault and Murder a Child

October 30, 2018 - 10:11 am 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 21-year-old, Alexander Barter of Joaquin, Texas. Barter was arrested on Friday, October 19, 2018 in Texas on charges of Criminal Solicitation, Criminal Attempt: Capital Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Capital Murder and Criminal Attempt: Sexual Read More

NR 18-34 Argument Leads To Attempted Murder Arrest

October 8, 2018 - 11:43 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 37-year-old John Wolverton charging him with DUI, DUI with Serious Injury and Attempted Murder. Wolverton, who is homeless, and a registered Sex Offender, is currently incarcerated in the Brevard County Jail on a No Bond status. The investigation began shortly before midnight on October 7, 2018, when deputies Read More

NR 18-33 Cocoa Man Charged in Woman’s Death

October 5, 2018 - 12:39 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 21-year-old Jacob Hall of unincorporated Cocoa for the death of 22-year-old Michelle Turner. Hall was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Manslaughter. He was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a $40,000 bond.  The investigation Read More

NR 18-32  Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation 

October 1, 2018 - 3:51 pm Author: Category:

 The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a disturbance that ended in the death of one of the male subjects. Deputies responded to 2456 Elsie Circle, unincorporated Cocoa, Sunday evening at approximately 6:57 p.m., after receiving an emergency 911 call. The decedent is identified as 26-year-old, Edilsar Calderon of Cocoa.  The investigation to date has Read More

NR 18-29 Palm Bay Man Arrested in Merritt Island Shooting

July 12, 2018 - 2:21 pm Author: Category:

Agents with GAMEOVER Task Force have arrested 27-year-old, Antonio Scott of Palm Bay for a shooting that occurred on July 10, 2018, in Merritt Island. Scott was charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. Scott is currently being held at the Brevard County Read More

NR 18-25 Cocoa Man Arrested In Accidental Shooting

June 11, 2018 - 11:37 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 21-year-old, Justin Trayshod Weaver of Cocoa, in yesterday’s shooting incident that injured a 9-year-old, Brevard County child. Weaver was arrested last night and charged with Culpable Negligence Inflicting Harm, Culpable Negligence Exposure to Harm (5 Counts), Discharging a Firearm in Public, and Possession of Marijuana. He is currently Read More

NR 18-24 Update Reference Deputy Involved Shooting

May 9, 2018 - 8:08 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is updating the Officer Involved Shooting incident from May 3, 2018.  The incident took place on May 3, 2018 at approximately 4:43 a.m. when the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Hartman Lane, Mims after a 911 emergency call was received from a female advising that her Read More

NR 18-23 Sheriff’s Office Investigation Dismantles Drug Organization

May 8, 2018 - 4:57 pm Author: Category:

An investigation into a Brevard County drug organization is culminating today with the arrests of 21 individuals. Sheriff’s Agents with the Special Investigations Unit conducted the investigation that focused on an organization that was led by 32-year-old, Larrico Smith of 970 Cayuga Avenue NE, Palm Bay. The persons within the organization were involved in the Read More

NR 18-21 Corrections Deputies Arrested For Driving Under The Influence

May 1, 2018 - 1:18 pm Author: Category:

Three Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputies have been the subjects of recent arrests in separate and unrelated incidents for driving under the influence. Corrections Deputy Brittany Rowland was arrested by the Titusville Police Department on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 4:02 a.m. Corrections Corporal William Dampman was arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol on Read More

NR 18-20  Mims Man Arrested In New Year’s Day Shooting 

April 12, 2018 - 6:52 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 54-year-old, Richard Todd Blankenship of Mims, in the shooting death of Terence Irwin that occurred on January 1, 2018. Blankenship was arrested after a warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Second Degree Murder, he was transported to the Brevard County Jail Complex where he remains Read More

NR 18-19 West Melbourne Deputy Mayor Arrested For Fraud Related Crimes

March 30, 2018 - 10:06 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Task Force has culminated an investigation into the allegations of fraudulent activities with the arrest of 65-year-old John Franklin Tice of 67 Stevenson Street, West Melbourne, earlier today after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Scheme to Defraud under $20,000.00, Communications Fraud, Depositing Read More

NR 18-18 Deputy Arrested for Child Neglect

March 8, 2018 - 4:03 pm Author: Category:

A Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested this morning along with his live-in girlfriend. Deputy Nicholas Worthy and Rachel Trexler were both charged with Child Neglect, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana under 20 grams, and Possession of Paraphernalia. Both are being detained at the Brevard County Jail on a $5,000 Bond. The arrest occurred Read More