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 Contraband into Detention Facility (narcotic), Introduction of Contraband into Detention Facility (Cellular Telephone), Sexual Misconduct Between Detention Facility Employee and Inmate, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) and Unlawful Use of a two-way Communication Device, Dixon was taken to the Brevard County Jail on a $21,000 bond and Inmate Brown who was already incarcerated at the County Jail is being held on a No Bond status.

The investigation began on October 2, 2020, when illegal contraband, consisting of narcotics and a cellular telephone was discovered on the Inmate Brown. A search of his cell uncovered additional contraband to include correspondence revealing that Inmate Brown was involved in an intimate relationship with Dixon. Through the relationship, Inmate Brown asked Dixon to bring contraband into the Jail. Dixon complied and obtained a cellular telephone, which she then brought into the Jail and provided to Inmate Brown. Dixon also met with an associate of Inmate Brown outside the Jail, where she received methamphetamine, which she also brought into the Jail and provided to Inmate Brown.

It was learned that Dixon used her position as a Corrections Technician working in the control center to allow her access to Inmate Brown. The relationship and transfer of contraband occurred while Inmate Brown was secured in an area near Dixon while other correctional personnel were occupied with inmates.

Inmate Brown has been incarcerated at the Brevard County Jail since July 6, 2019, on charges of Lewd and Lascivious Molestation on a Child, Possession of Heroin and Possession of Ecstasy.

Former Corrections Technician Dixon was hired in March of 2020. Dixon was terminated from her employment with the Sheriff’s Office on October 2, 2020.

Anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to please call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office SORT Unit at 321-633-8407.

For additional information concerning this News Release, please call PIO Tod Goodyear

of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 321-501-7594.