Jontavious Smith Wanted By Brevard County Sheriff, Has Ties To Cocoa
By Wayne Ivey, Brevard County Sheriff // May 27, 2015
BCSO FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Okay folks, it’s “Turn ‘Em In Tuesday” again so take a look at this week’s wanted subject and let’s work together to protect our community by getting another criminal off our streets.
WANTED: Jontavious Tavares Smith
CHARGES: Bench Warrant Failure to Appear Early Resolution Reference Possession of Cocaine, Driving While License Suspended/Cancelled/Revoked 2ndConviction, Possession of less than 20 grams of Cannabis
• 6-foot tall, weighs approximately 210 pounds.
• Has ties to the Cocoa area.
Smith has a tattoo of a teardrop on his right cheek, money bags on his left cheek.
CRIMINAL HISTORY: Resisting Officer without Violence, Burglary Occupied, Aggravated Battery, Burglary of a Dwelling with a Battery, Grand Theft Auto, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Crack Cocaine with Intent to Sell, Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana, Driving While License Suspended/Cancelled/Revoked.
If you know the whereabouts or have information about the above subject please contact Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS, our Fugitive Unit at 321-264-5333, send us a tip on FaceBook, or use our new smartphone app located under Brevard Sheriff.
Thank you for helping us keep our community safe.
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.