‘Fugitive of the Week’ Selina Craig Arrested In Melbourne By BCSO Agents

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'great investigative work by our Fugitive Unit'

On June 10, Selina Craig the "Fugitive of the Week" was arrested at a residence in Melbourne thanks to tips from citizens and some great investigative work by the Fugitive Unit. (BCSO image)

On June 10, Selina Craig the “Fugitive of the Week” was arrested at a residence in Melbourne thanks to tips from citizens and some great investigative work by the Fugitive Unit. (BCSO image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – On June 10, Selina Craig our “Fugitive of the Week” was arrested at a residence in Melbourne thanks to tips from our citizens and some great investigative work by our Fugitive Unit.

Craig knew that she was wanted and purposely missed her sentencing court date because she was being sentenced to prison for 51 months.

Craig admitted to our Agents that she had no intention of turning herself in and was just going to wait for Law Enforcement to find her.

Another great job by our Fugitive Unit and our citizens who are always willing to help keep our county a safe place to call home.

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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