News Releases

NR 18-20  Mims Man Arrested In New Year’s Day Shooting 

April 12, 2018 - 6:52 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 54-year-old, Richard Todd Blankenship of Mims, in the shooting death of Terence Irwin that occurred on January 1, 2018. Blankenship was arrested after a warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Second Degree Murder, he was transported to the Brevard County Jail Complex where he remains Read More

NR 18-19 West Melbourne Deputy Mayor Arrested For Fraud Related Crimes

March 30, 2018 - 10:06 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Task Force has culminated an investigation into the allegations of fraudulent activities with the arrest of 65-year-old John Franklin Tice of 67 Stevenson Street, West Melbourne, earlier today after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Scheme to Defraud under $20,000.00, Communications Fraud, Depositing Read More

NR 18-18 Deputy Arrested for Child Neglect

March 8, 2018 - 4:03 pm Author: Category:

A Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested this morning along with his live-in girlfriend. 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. The arrest occurred Read More

NR 18-17 Student Arrested For Bomb Threat

March 6, 2018 - 12:44 pm Author: Category:

A 14-year-old Space Coast Jr/Sr High School student was arrested yesterday after making threats that a bomb would explode at the school. The student was charged with: False report concerning planting a bomb, an explosive, or a weapon of mass destruction, or concerning the use of firearms in a violent manner and interfering with school Read More

NR 18-16 Grand Jury Indicts Scottsmoor Homicide Suspect

February 28, 2018 - 1:46 pm Author: Category:

A Brevard County Grand Jury has indicted 35-year-old, Richard Glen Young of Titusville, charging him with 1st Degree Premeditated Murder in the homicide of 80-year-old Grady Wright. Young was taken into custody by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office yesterday evening. Young was located at the Bridges of Cocoa, a Detention Facility, where he was in Read More

NR 18-15 Sheriff And Superintendent Of Schools To Speak On School Security Programs

February 26, 2018 - 11:31 am Author: Category:

UPDATE: Location change – Sheriff’s Office West Precinct, located at 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL.  The time is still set for 3 pm. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey and Brevard Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Desmond Blackburn will address the media this afternoon at 3:00 pm on the subject of school security programs. The Read More

NR 18-13 Funeral Arrangements for Deputy Kevin Stanton

February 19, 2018 - 4:58 pm Author: Category:

Funeral services honoring Deputy Kevin Stanton who died in the line of duty Saturday morning will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. The services will be conducted at New Life Christian Fellowship Church located at 6755 South Washington Avenue, Titusville. Immediately following the service, a procession will travel north on Washington Read More

NR 18-12 Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Traffic Crash

February 17, 2018 - 10:45 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is deeply saddened to report that one of our deputies has died in the line of duty after being involved in a traffic crash early this morning. Field Training Officer Kevin Stanton died after his marked patrol vehicle was struck by a semi-truck on Interstate 95 in Titusville. FTO Stanton Read More

NR 18-11 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Provides Investigative Update Relating To Instagram School Threat

February 16, 2018 - 1:57 pm Author: Category:

Throughout the night our agents worked to identify the poster who had “reposted” a picture and the written threat of, “I’m coming space coast, watch out.” While the initial post and threat was initiated in South Carolina yesterday by a South Carolina teen who was subsequently arrested, the post was reposted last night by a Read More

NR 18-10 Man Arrested for Credit Union Robbery

February 14, 2018 - 5:56 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 32-year-old, Toma Lee Couture of Cocoa, for a robbery that occurred at the Space Coast Credit Union in Pt. St. John. Couture was located and taken into custody in the area of the robbery early this afternoon and is being charged with Armed Robbery (Implied Weapon), Grand Theft, Read More

Update Reference Deputy Involved Shooting

February 9, 2018 - 2:30 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is updating the Officer Involved Shooting incident from yesterday evening. The incident took place on February 8, 2018 at approximately 4:09 p.m. when the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to Honey Lane, Grant after a 911 emergency call was received advising that a male was in the process of attempting Read More

NR 18-08  Brevard County Corrections Deputy Honored as the Florida Sheriffs Association 2018 Corrections Officer of the Year 

February 7, 2018 - 8:20 am Author: Category:

Tallahassee, Fla. (February 7, 2018)—The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) is pleased to announce that Brevard County Corrections Deputy Carissa LaRoche has been selected as the 2018 Corrections Deputy of the Year. Each year the award is presented at the FSA Winter Conference to an officer who has demonstrated exceptional service in the line of duty. Read More

NR 18-07  Deputies Searching For Man Who Fled From Custody 

February 3, 2018 - 12:40 pm Author: Category:

UPDATE 02/03/2016 1:31pm — Joshua Walker has been located and taken into custody without incident. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, is currently searching for 27-year-old, Joshua Andrew Walker. Walker fled deputies earlier this morning when they were attempting to take him into custody after he had broken into his parent’s business. He was last seen in Read More