Complaints Lead to Guns, Drugs and Arrests



In a direct response to citizen complaints of a problematic residence, Titusville Police executed a search warrant resulting in the seizure of multiple firearms and drugs.


Police searched the house on Thursday June 18th2020 at approximately 12:30 PM. Detectives had received information from concerned citizens who had witnessed drug related activities and violent criminal activities, which involved gunfire outside the house located at 186 Roosevelt Street.


This agency-wide responsive initiative, headed up by the Special Investigation Section (SIS), resulted in the seizure of a large cache of firearms, hundreds of rounds of ammunition, high capacity firearm magazines and narcotics.


Half of the seized firearms had been previously reported stolen to law enforcement.


Two residents of the nuisance house were arrested.


ARRESTED:

  • Brantavius Antonio Brown, 20, of Titusville- Charged with Resisting Arrest with Violence and Driving with Knowledge of a Suspended License. Latasha Lanette Staley, 39, of Titusville- Charged with Felony Child Neglect

“This collective effort from police and community members resulted in taking multiple guns and drugs off the streets of our city”, said SIS Sergeant Troy Barbour.


Both suspects were booked into the Brevard County Jail.


This incident remains ongoing investigation by the Titusville Police Department, future charges are pending and further details will be released upon its conclusion.