Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Fugitive of the Week

By  //  April 3, 2015

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Within 12 hours after being listed as the Brevard County Sheriff's Office "Fugitive Of The Week" Nelson Martinez contacted the Brevard County Sheriff's Office and made arrangements to surrender himself to our Agents. (BCSO Image)

Within 12 hours after being listed as the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office “Fugitive Of The Week” Nelson Martinez contacted the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and made arrangements to surrender himself to our Agents. (BCSO Image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Within 12 hours after being listed as the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office “Fugitive Of The Week” Nelson Martinez contacted the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and made arrangements to surrender himself to our Agents.

BCSO-STAR-180Martinez admitted to our Fugitive Agents that immediately after being posted on Facebook he was contacted by friends and family who told him that he was listed as the Turn ‘Em In Tuesday Fugitive.

Martinez further stated that he surrendered himself so that he could do the right thing and bring closure to this chapter of his life.

I want to personally applaud Mr. Martinez for doing the right thing and for trying to get his life back on the right track.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

Sheriff Wayne Ivey

Prior to being elected in 2012, Sheriff Ivey served the citizens of the State of Florida as a Resident Agent in Charge for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. As a member of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Sheriff Ivey developed and created the country’s first ever statewide Task Force on Identity Theft.

That same year the Task Force was named one of the top five most innovative programs in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and investigated approximately 44 million dollars in fraud cases. Additionally, as a member of FDLE, Sheriff Ivey created the Child Abduction Response Team (C.A.R.T) that re-defined the way Child Abduction cases are conducted throughout the country today.

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

The program was later selected as the most innovative program in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and is now used as a nationwide model in the response and investigation of child abductions.

Sheriff Ivey has testified before the United States Congress on law enforcement related matters and has extensive experience in the area of Public Integrity Investigations. Sheriff Ivey was honored as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Special Agent of the Year (1996) and was also recognized by the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for his Outstanding Contributions to Criminal Justice. In August of 2011 Sheriff Ivey was honored by the National Organization of Victims Advocacy for his work at the national level as an advocate of victim’s rights and protection.

Sheriff Ivey speaks regularly on topics such as Identity Theft, Crime in America, Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Self Defense through Mental Preparedness. Sheriff Ivey firmly believes that Crime Prevention and Education are vital to reduce our crime rate and protect our community.


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