Crime Blotter: Nov. 19

Felony arrests and booking reports: Nov. 19

  • Antonio Woods, 18, 4845 38th Circle, Vero Beach; Arrest Location: 12515 Roseland Rd., Sebastian; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held without bail; Charge(s): Felony Armed trespass in structure or conveyance, and 2 counts Misdemeanor Resist arrest without violence.
  • Nina Jo Anne Romano, 53, Port St. Lucie, Fla.; Arrest Location: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Released on $25,000 bond; Charge(s): Falsify records with Children and Family Services.
  • Paul Chalker, 63, Homeless; Arrest Location: 3600 US 1, Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held without bail; Charge(s): Failure of sex offender to secure driver’s license or ID, and Loitering/prowling by certain offenders – close proximity to children.
  • Luther Junior Allen, Jr., 4326 27th Ave., Vero Beach; Arrest Location: Same; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held without bail; Charge(s): Felony Aggravated battery – domestic violence, and Felony Battery by strangulation – domestic violence.
  • Arthur Thompson III, 33, 520 20th Place, Vero Beach; Arrest Location: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held without bail; Charge(s): Felony Cocaine trafficking, Oxycodone trafficking, Firearm/Ammo/Electric Device possession by convicted felon, and 2 counts Felony Controlled substance trafficking.
  • Jared Trumaine Napier, 29, 4228 36th Ct., Vero Beach; Arrest Location: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held without bail; Charge(s): Felony Sale/delivery/possession with intent to sell/deliver, and Felony Controlled substance possession.
  • David Charles Miensma, 40, 555 37th Ave., Vero Beach; Arrest Location: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Sentenced; Charge(s): Child neglect.
  • Aaron Scott Bennett, 21, 4012 57th Terrace, Vero Beach; Arrest Location: Same; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Sentenced; Charge(s): 6 counts of Burglary of occupied conveyance, and 4 counts Fraudulent use of credit card.
  • Dervan Dennis Brown, 31, 5855 Wyndham Manor, Vero Beach; Arrest Location: Same; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held without bail; Charge(s): Felony Aggravated assault with deadly weapon, Misdemeanor Battery, and Misdemeanor Resist arrest without violence.
  • Michael A. Torres, 51, 1936 35th Ave., Vero Beach; Arrest Location: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held on $42,000 bail; Charge(s): 3 counts Methamphetamine possession, Methamphetamine sale, and Heroin possession.
  • Brian Pongracz, 43, Pennsylvania; Arrest Location: State Road 60 and 34th Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Florida Highway Patrol; Status: Held without bail; Charge(s): Felony Fugitive from justice, Misdemeanor Resist arrest without violence, Misdemeanor Give false name while detained, Misdemeanor Driving with suspended license, Misdemeanor Drug paraphernalia possession, Misdemeanor Attach tag not assigned, and Misdemeanor Failure to register motor vehicle.

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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