VIDEO: ‘Cookin Up Justice’ With Brevard Sheriff Wayne Ivey Highlights 2017 Double Homicide Case

By  //  February 10, 2019

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Michael Johnson Jr. and Joseph Watt found dead on June 16, 2017

ABOVE VIDEO: This week we are at the “Metro Diner” on Wickham Rd., making Chicken and Waffles and asking our citizens to help us solve a case!

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA– In this week’s episode of “Cookin’ Up Justice” with Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey, the sheriff highlights a 2017 double homicide case.

Investigators say both men, Michael Johnson Jr. and Joseph Watt, were last seen leaving the Merritt Island home of Mr. Johnson when they went missing.

After several days of searching, family members reported the two men missing, only to find them dead days later inside a Port St. John home.

On June 16, 2017, Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a call that Michael Johnson Jr. and Joseph Watt were found dead inside a residence on Ackerman Ave. in Port St. John.

If you have any information on this case involving the death of Michael Johnson Jr. and Joseph Watt, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office encourages you to call CRIMELINE at 800-423-TIPS (8477).

You can also message the Brevard County Sherrif’s Office on Facebook or contact them through their new mobile app, available on iTunes and Google Play.

This week Sheriff Ivey visited “Metro Diner” on 7954 N. Wickham Rd., a and works with Chef Jason to create some tasty chicken and waffles.

Metro Diner started about 8 weeks ago and features a local diner chain serving classic American breakfast and lunch fare in a warm atmosphere.

Metro Diner originated in Jacksonville and now features 29 locations across Florida, now including Melbourne.

Metro Diner may not be the type of place where you’d expect contemporary culinary techniques, a commitment to creating dishes from scratch, an award-winning presentation, unique recipes and imaginative twists on old classics, but it is.

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It’s that type of place because they cook with heart. They cook for the love of food.

Since the building’s humble beginnings in 1938 and its revival as Metro Diner in 1992, Jacksonville’s favorite place for breakfast has been serving satisfied guests for nearly 25 years.

In 2000, master chef Mark Davoli and family took over and elevated the menu to include innovative new dishes created from local ingredients. Along with culinary creativity, the Davoli family brought more than 80 years of combined restaurant experience to Metro Diner.

This week Sheriff Ivey visited “Metro Diner” on 7954 N. Wickham Rd., and works with Chef Jason to create some tasty chicken and waffles.

Known for warm, welcoming service, familiar faces and award-winning food, Metro Diner is a go-to eatery for locals, visitors and those just passing through town. Stop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner in select locations, they would love to have you.

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