BCSO Deputy Ashley Bracey Named North Precinct Deputy of the Month
By Space Coast Daily // July 7, 2015
developed intelligence to bust meth lab
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Deputy Ashley Bracey responded to a domestic disturbance at the Pizza Hut located at 710 West Avenue in Cocoa on May 17.
During the domestic violence investigation, Deputy Bracey developed intelligence that Christopher Bowling was manufacturing and consuming methamphetamine at a residence located at 606 Breezeway Drive, in the unincorporated area of Cocoa.
Deputy Bracey was able to work in concert with Field Training Officer Kolker and our Special Investigation Unit to execute a search warrant on 606 Breezeway Drive.
During the search warrant, an active methamphetamine lab was located, and 2,200 grams of liquid methamphetamine were seized.
As a result of the investigation, Bowling and two other subjects were arrested on methamphetamine related charges and booked into the Brevard County Jail.
Please join me in congratulating Deputy Bracey on a job well done and for being named North Precinct’s Deputy of the Month.
ABOVE MAP: Deputy Ashley Bracey worked in concert with Field Training Officer Kolker and BCSO’s Special Investigation Unit to execute a search warrant on 606 Breezeway Drive.
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.