WATCH: Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey Press Conference About Arrest of Deputy Nicholas Worthy

By  //  March 8, 2018


SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey conducts a press conference in front of the Brevard County Jail in regard to BCSO Deputy Nick Worthy and his girlfriend’s arrested for child negligent and drug charges.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – A Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested Thursday morning along with his live-in girlfriend.

According to BCSO PIO Tod Goodyear, Deputy Nicholas Worthy and Rachel Trexler were both charged with Child Neglect, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana under 20 grams, and Possession of Paraphernalia.

Both are being detained at the Brevard County Jail on a $5,000 Bond and Worthy has been terminated from the agency.

The arrest occurred after deputies responded to the couple’s address in Rockledge at approximately 8:30 p.m. yesterday evening in response to a report of screams and shots being fired.

“After Worthy and Trexler refused to make contact or communicate with the deputies, a search warrant was then obtained and ultimately executed shortly after 6:00 a.m. this morning,” said Goodyear.

“Upon entry, Worthy and Trexler along with their 2-year-old child were located uninjured.”

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The drug charges are in reference to narcotics that were discovered in the residence and a vehicle.

The child neglect charges stem from narcotics, ammunition and firearms being kept in areas that were accessible to the child, as well as the overall deplorable and unsanitary condition of the residence.

Evidence supporting the complaints received such as; spent casings and holes in the walls consistent with bullet holes were located and documented within the residence.

Deputy Worthy began his employment with the Sheriff’s Office in August 2012 and was assigned to East Precinct Patrol.