Brevard County

‘I am disgusted’: Corrections deputy arrested on extortion charges, sheriff says

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A Brevard County sheriff’s corrections deputy is behind bars in Orange County on Monday.

Amony Robillard was arrested Saturday morning on charges of robbery with a firearm, false imprisonment and extortion.

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Robillard was arrested following an investigation by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office regarding an incident involving Robillard on Nov. 19.

Robillard, who lives in Osceola County, was arrested by the Osceola sheriff deputies after detectives with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office obtained an arrest warrant for the charges.

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Robillard is being held at the Orange County Jail Complex on a “no bond” status.

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“I am disgusted by the alleged actions of this individual that have resulted in his arrest, and as such, I have directed my staff to facilitate his termination from our agency,” Brevard Sheriff Wayne Ivey said. “As everyone knows, I am extremely proud of the amazing men and women of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office who work hard every day to bring honor to our badge. An incident of this nature is absolutely unacceptable to me and I can assure you that our team will be doing everything possible to assist and support the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in their investigation, so that justice can be served.”

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Robillard began his employment with the sheriff’s office in March 2020, and is being held at the Orange County Jail.

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