Citizen Complaints Lead to Multiple Drug Arrests


All three suspects were booked into the Brevard County Jail. In addition, the City of Titusville Code Enforcement Division cited the property with multiple code violations and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services unit assisted in securing the animals on the property and cited additional violations.A month long undercover narcotics investigation utilizing complaints and leads from community members resulted in the arrest of three suspects who were in possession of drugs, cash and a weapon. This drug enforcement initiative was headed up by the Titusville Police Department’s Special Investigation Section and included assistance from multiple Brevard County Law Enforcement Agencies. Detectives received valuable information from concerned citizens who had witnessed drug related activities occurring in their neighborhood. Titusville and Palm Bay Police SWAT team members served a warrant on Tuesday, April 21st 2020 at a residence on Pine Valley Lane where the suspects were residing. Detectives made three arrests and seized 67.8 grams of cocaine, 9.5 grams of Xanax, various prescription medication and thousands of dollars in cash linked to suspected drug transactions. ARRESTED:

Essie Junior Evans, convicted felon, 47, of Titusville- Possession of Cocaine, Intent to Sell Cocaine, Trafficking Cocaine and Possession of a Controlled Substance Without a Prescription.

Jvarziea Shavalleuguene Dukes, convicted felon, 32, of Titusville- Possession of Cocaine, Intent to Sell Cocaine and Possession of Drug Manufacturing Equipment.


Antwan Lamont Bell, 38, of Brandon- Resting Arrest Without Violence.