BREVARD’S MOST WANTED: Richard William Verity Is BCSO Fugitive of the Week
By Wayne Ivey, Brevard County Sheriff's Office // June 24, 2015
It’s “Turn ‘Em In Tuesday” so let’s work together to protect our community by turning in your favorite fugitive and getting another criminal off our streets.
WANTED: Richard William Verity
CHARGES: Failure to Appear Bond Hearing Reference Burglary of an Occupied Structure Unarmed X2, Burglary of Dwelling, Possession of less than 28g of Cocaine, Possession of Hydrocodone, Use or Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Resisting Officer without Violence X2, Petit Theft less than $300
• BOND: None
• HEIGHT: 6-foot
• WEIGHT: 130 pounds
• MARKS: Scar On Upper Left Arm
• TIES TO: COCOA AREA
• CRIMINAL HISTORY: Battery Domestic Violence, Resisting Officer without Violence, Tampering with a Victim, Burglary, Possession Prescription Drug with No Script, Burglary Structure/Occupied, Loitering and Prowling, Possession Drug Paraphernalia with Residue, Violation of Injunction for Protection Domestic Violence, Child Abuse Domestic Violence, Possession of Cocaine, Unlawful Sell/Manufacture/Deliver with Intent.
If you know the whereabouts, or have information about Richard William Verity please contact CRIMELINE at 800-423-TIPS, the BCSO Fugitive Unit at 321-633-1227, send us a tip on FaceBook, or use our new smartphone app located HERE.
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.
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. 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.