Crime Blotter: Feb. 7

Felony arrests and booking reports: Feb. 7

  • Jonathan Lee Edwards, 32, 7400 US 1, Sebastian; Arrest Location: 13361 US 1, Sebastian; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held on $53,000 bond; Charge(s): Felony False imprisonment, Felony Aggravated assault – domestic violence, 2 counts Battery – domestic violence, and Misdemeanor Criminal mischief.
  • Joquan Adolfo Hill, 24, 4460 27th Ave., Vero Beach; Arrest Location: 1470 Old Dixie Hwy., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held without bond; Charge(s): 6 counts Felony Controlled substance possession, 4 counts Felony Controlled substance sale/delivery within 1,000 feet of church, 2 counts Possession of firearm/ammo/electric device by convicted felon, Misdemeanor Marijuana possession under 20 grams, Misdemeanor Drug paraphernalia possession, and Violation probation felony offense – armed robbery.
  • Mitchell F. Pygum, 46, New Jersey; Arrest Location: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held without bond; Charge(s): Felony Fugitive from justice – New Jersey.
  • Melitta Lahazel Thornton, 37, 4027 41st Square, Vero Beach; Arrest Location: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Released on on $20,000 bond; Charge(s): Felony Grand theft – third degree, and Felony Giving false information to pawn broker – $300 or more.
  • Juan Valencia Ortega, 24, Miami Beach, Fla.; Arrest Location: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Released on $5,000 bond; Charge(s): Felony Obtain or attempt to obtain controlled substance by fraud.
  • Brittany Nicole Zimmer, 24, 7950 130th Ave., Fellsmere; Arrest Location: Same; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Released on $5,000 bond; Charge(s): Felony Controlled substance possession.

Arrest and booking reports are compiled through information provided by the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. Note – those listed above may have been arrested on listed charges at an earlier date and booked into the county jail on this date.

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