Merritt Island Crime

Merritt Island Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Merritt Island, FL or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • Florida festival wants world's largest key lime pie ...

    Sunday Jan 14 | via The Miami Herald 

    A key lime company created on Saturday a pie using a custom pan that measures more than 12 feet in diameter. The recipe asks for 480 cups of graham cracker crust and more than 12,800 ounces of key lime pie filling.

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    Related Topix: Recipes, Merritt Island, FL

  • Police: Merritt Island man released on bond after sh...

    Friday Jan 12 | via Florida Today 

    A Merritt Island man was arrested after deputies say he shot at his neighbor on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 2. Ronald Dewesse, 51, of Merritt Island, charges: Agg assault w/deadly weapon wo intent kill; use display firearm during felony; discharge firearm in public. A Merritt Island man was arrested after deputies say he shot at his neighbor several times on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 2. Officers from Brevard County Sheriff's Office responded to Ronald Dewesse's Lura Lane home in Merritt Island just before 9 p.m. that night after receiving a call from a neighbor who reported being fired on five times.

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    Related Topix: Merritt Island, FL, Brevard County, FL, Melbourne, FL

  • Photos: Arrest mugshots 12-9-17

    Dec 10, 2017 | via Florida Today 

    Heather Peabody, 26, of Merritt Island, charges: Failure to appear felony; vop felony; failure to appear felony; vop on site.

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    Related Topix: Merritt Island, FL, Cocoa, FL

  • Baby delivered at Merritt Island gas station

    Dec 9, 2017 | via NBC2 News 

    A doctor happened to be in the right place at the right time Friday evening when a woman was in labor at a Brevard County gas station. It turned out that man was an OB/GYN on his way to work and he helped deliver the baby right there in the parking lot while they waited for paramedics to arrive.

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    Related Topix: Merritt Island, FL, Brevard County, FL, Cape Coral, FL

  • Second Cocoa shooting suspect apprehended

    Dec 8, 2017 | via Florida Today 

    Rashad Henderson, 33, of Merritt Island, charges: Agg assault w/deadly weapon wo intent kill; 2 counts of poss firearm/weapon/ammo by convicted felon; shoot/throw missile in dwell/veh/bldg/aircraft-agg asslt; agg assault w/deadly weapon wo intent kill; poss firearm/weapon/ammo by convicted felon; use display weapon during felony under indictment. Cocoa police said they apprehended the second man wanted in the Nov. 11 shooting of a man who survived eight bullet wounds.

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    Related Topix: Cocoa, FL, Merritt Island, FL, Brevard County, FL, Sharpes, FL

  • Ex-S.C. cop, with Brevard tie, gets 20 years in pris...

    Dec 7, 2017 | via Florida Today 

    Ex-S.C. cop, with Brevard tie, gets 20 years in prison for fatally shooting Walter Scott, an unarmed black man The South Carolina police officer served for several years in the Coast Guard at Port Canaveral, according to family members and published reports. Ex-S.C. cop, with Brevard tie, gets 20 years in prison for fatally shooting Walter Scott, an unarmed black man A federal judge in South Carolina on Thursday sentenced a white former North Charleston police officer to 20 years in prison in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist.

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    Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

  • Second suspect sought after Cocoa man shot 8 times

    Dec 7, 2017 | via Florida Today 

    A second suspect is being sought in connection with a Cocoa shooting that left a man critically injured with eight gunshot wounds. A second suspect is being sought in connection with a Cocoa shooting that left a man critically injured with eight gunshot wounds on Nov. 11. Detectives are looking for Rashad Henderson, 35, after police say he and another man opened fire on a 41-year-old man outside of a Peachtree Street apartment building last month.

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    Related Topix: Cocoa, FL, Merritt Island, FL

  • Photos: Arrest mugshots 12-1-17

    Dec 2, 2017 | via Florida Today 

    Kyle Grande, 25, of Palm Bay, charges: Agg assault w/deadly weapon wo intent kill; battery ; tamper in misdemeanor proceeding. Kyle Grande, 25, of Palm Bay, charges: Agg assault w/deadly weapon wo intent kill; battery ; tamper in misdemeanor proceeding.

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    Related Topix: Palm Bay, FL, Merritt Island, FL

  • Photos: Arrest mugshots 12-7-2017

    Jul 12, 2017 | via Florida Today 

    Earl Butterfield, 31, of Cocoa, charges: Robbery with firearm; agg battery w deadly weapon; poss firearm/weapon/ammo by convicted felon; grand theft firearm pocket picking; vop on site; heroin - possession; possession of controlled substance without prescription. Kasey Carmona, 28, of Satellite Beach, charges: Grand theft; 2 counts of possession of controlled substance without prescription; marijuana - possession Diane Roberts, 42, of Merritt Island, charges: Fraud use of credit card>$100 or more than 2x in 6 months; dealing in stolen property; possession of controlled substance without prescription; grand theft; poss drug paraphernalia/equipment w residue.

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    Related Topix: Cocoa, FL, Drugs, Satellite Beach, FL, Merritt Island, FL

Merritt Island Law

Can i fail my first drug test?
Misdemeanor dui
Of course you can fail...if you've done drugs. I think your question may be "Can my probation be violated if I fail...
Will it take long to get flag off of driving record on national database
I was arrested ten years ago in Missouri.I fled the seen of an accident on foot and was caught later that night.I refused the breath test and I spent night in jail.I was just passing through on my way to Chicago.I got lawyer and all I did was pay fine and never appeared in court.Since that time I've had three Illinois drivers liscenses .I moved to Florida and there was flag from Missouri and now I have to take a level one DUI class and evaluation. I was never sent any paperwork on that or I would have done it ten years ago.
You need to contact a lawyer in Missouri and find out what the problem is there.
I received a DUI in GA on June 5, 2015 and I am a Florida resident (with Florida driver license).
I received a DUI in GA on June 5, 2015 and I am a Florida resident (with Florida driver license). I have a previous DUI in Florida from November, 2005. Will I be treated as first DUI in Georgia? What could happen to me and my florida drving priveleges? Should I contact Florida DMV and find out what I can do to be proactive in minimizing Florida or Georgia penalty (i.e. DUI programs)?
Your Florida prior will be picked up by Georgia, particularly because you were arrested using a FL license. I can't...
I was pulled over for failure to stop at a sidewalk then charged with a dui because I take Xanax.i didn't blow.do you think I
Do you think I will get jail time
Not likely. Hire a lawyer.
DUI and then driving with a suspended license.
Yes, I have a cousin who was arrested last year (he was 18) for driving under the influence, and then two weeks ago he was driving a drunk friend home and got ticketed for driving with a dead headlight and ticketed (not arrested) for driving with a suspended license. Can he expect jail time for this or does it come down particularly to the judge, circumstances, etc.
There are two types of driving on a suspended license: with knowledge and without knowledge. IF tickets for without...
Can I serve jail time for violation of DWI probation by getting a DUI arrest in another state???
I was arrested 6-9-09 for DWI in NC while living there but never changed my FL license to NC because i was there temporarily. I was convicted on 12-10-09 of the DWI and put on probation for one year until 12-10-10. Back on 9-3-10 while in FL I was arrested for a DUI that is still ongoing in the courts. Can I serve jail time on the first one because it is a violation or since the final court date for the second will be past the probation period am I ok in that regard? The other fact of the case that I never mentioned before it was answered was that I was on probation only in the state of NC and it was considered inactive misdemaor and they never transferred it to the state of FL and I also was never assigned an officer in NC to report to on a monthly or even weekly basis.
I can only answer as to the Florida charge. In fact, you really need to talk to a NC attorney to find out what could...
I was arrested for second dui while on probation for the first can I go back to jail
I was arrested 6-9-09 for DWI in NC while living there but never changed my FL license to NC because i was there temporarily. I was convicted on 12-10-09 of the DWI and put on probation for one year until 12-10-10. Back on 9-3-10 while in FL I was arrested for a DUI that is still ongoing in the courts. Can I serve jail time on the first one because it is a violation or since the final court date for the second will be past the probation period am I ok in that regard?
It will largely depend upon whether they pick up the second arrest before they finalize your second DWI sentence. If...