Brevard Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Armed Convicted Felon
By Brevard County Sheriff // January 29, 2015
Agents recovered a 9mm semi-automatic firearm
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 32-year-old Daryl Lamont McCurdy of Melbourne who was wanted on felony charges in relation to a shooting that occurred on Jan. 19.
According to the Brevard County’s Sheriff’s Office McCurdy was suspected of producing a firearm and firing it into a vehicle.
Sheriff’s Agents received an anonymous tip on Thursday morning that McCurdy returned to the area and was hiding inside a residence on Arthur Circle in Melbourne.
Members of the GameOver Task Force and South Precinct Deputies then surrounded the residence.
Although McCurdy originally refused to surrender, he was taken into custody without incident just prior to a Sheriff’s K-9 being introduced into the residence.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, agents recovered a 9mm semi-automatic firearm following the arrest. McCurdy has an extensive violent felony criminal arrest record to include multiple narcotics charges, aggravated assault and forgery.
McCurdy was charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Battery, Criminal Mischief and Discharging a Firearm in a Residential Area.
According to the Sheriff’s Office at the time of the incident, McCurdy had an active felony arrest warrant for Violation of Parole.
“It is with great pleasure to announce that with the help of our citizens, members of your Sheriff’s Office were able to take another violent felon off the streets,” said Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey.
“This armed suspect posed a direct threat to the community.”
“Each and every day I hear of examples such as this where citizens are taking a stand against crime to partner in efforts to make Brevard County a safe place to live and raise our families.”
McCurdy was transported to the Brevard County Jail Complex where he is being held on a No Bond status.
ABOVE MAP: Sheriff’s Agents received an anonymous tip on Thursday morning that Daryl Lamont McCurdy returned to the area and was hiding inside a residence on Arthur Circle in Melbourne.