Crime Blotter: April 17

Felony arrests and booking reports: April 17

  • Brett Thomas Cappelen, 22, 555 4th St., Vero Beach; Arrest Location: 4500 US 1, Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Released on $1,000 bond; Charge(s): Felony Controlled substance possession.
  • Damien Joshua Decker, 35, 4755 65th St., Vero Beach; Arrest Location: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held without bond; Charge(s): Felony Controlled substance possession, Buphrenorphine possession, and Misdemeanor Drug paraphernalia possession.
  • Thomas Emory Larson, Jr., 40, 2615 Quay Dock Rd., Vero Beach; Arrest Location: Same; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Released on $10,000 bond; Charge(s): Felony Unemployment compensation fraud.
  • Jonathan Lee Layton, 33, Merrit Island, Fla.; Arrest Location: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held on $75,000 bond; Charge(s): Scheme to defraud financial institution, Felony Obtain property by false impersonation, Felony Use of scan/skim device of payment card – defraud, Felony Grand theft – third degree, Felony Criminal use of personal ID information, and Felony Uttering forged/counterfeit bill.
  • Josuaire De Shun Pierre, 27, 601 Durant St., Sebastian; Arrest Location: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Released on $15,000 bond; Charge(s): Felony Flee/elude, and Misdemeanor Child neglect.
  • William David Smalley, 35, 8395 12th St., Vero Beach; Arrest Location: 3600 45th St., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held without bond; Charge(s): Felony Controlled substance trafficking, Misdemeanor Marijuana possession under 20 grams, Misdemeanor Refusal to provide DNA sample, and Misdemeanor Drug paraphernalia 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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