News Releases

NR 19-04 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Titusville Shooting *Update*

February 8, 2019 - 1:38 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two suspects shot and killed in yesterday’s home invasion robbery.  They are identified as 20-year-old, Alvin Smalls of Titusville and 18-year-old Amir Rashad Lynn of Mims. The investigation began on February 7, 2019 when deputies responded to the 1600 block of West Court, Titusville at approximately 12:23 Read More

NR 19-03 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Titusville Shooting

February 7, 2019 - 1:42 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit is investigating a shooting incident that occurred today, February 7, 2019, in the 1600 block of West Court in Titusville. Deputies responded to the area at approximately 12:23 p.m. after receiving a call stating that a person had been shot. The investigation thus far has determined that two Read More

NR 19-01 Call From Concerned Citizen Leads to In-Progress Burglary Arrest

February 7, 2019 - 9:24 am Author: Category:

Early this morning the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 28-year-old, Teddy King of Merritt Island, for an attempted burglary that occurred at the Brevard Travel Service, located at 511 North Courtenay Parkway, Merritt Island.  King was charged with Attempted Burglary, Possession of Burglary Tools, Resisting Arrest without Violence and Felony Driving While License Suspended.  Read More

NR 19-02 Deputy Involved Shooting

February 5, 2019 - 10:34 am Author: Category:

On February 4, 2019, at approximately 1:44 a.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance complaint in Cape Canaveral. The caller advised that he wanted an intoxicated female removed from his residence. Upon the arrival of deputies, the caller pointed out the woman who was now inside a vehicle in the parking lot. Read More

NR 18-40 Brevard Inmate Dies After Suffering Medical Emergency at the Jail

December 12, 2018 - 9:24 am Author: Category:

A Brevard County Jail inmate has died after suffering an apparent medical event during his booking procedure on December 9, 2018. 38-year-old Gregory Edwards of Valkaria was pronounced deceased December 10, 2018 at a local hospital.  Edwards was arrested on December 9, 2018 by the West Melbourne Police Department for the charges of Battery, Violation Read More

NR 18-39 Deputies Searching For Inmate Who Fled From Custody

November 21, 2018 - 9:31 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, is currently searching for 58-year-old, Daniel Amoroso. Amoroso fled late yesterday evening from his assignment as a trustee at the Sheriff’s Office Fleet Maintenance Building. Amoroso took an unmarked Chevy Impala from the facility. That vehicle was recovered this morning in Orange County, however Amoroso is still at large.  Amoroso Read More

NR 18-38 Melbourne Man Arrested for Bomb Threat

November 6, 2018 - 1:23 pm Author: Category:

Yesterday evening, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested 65-year-old, Daniel Chen of Melbourne, after he called in a bomb threat to the Brevard County Supervisor of Elections Office. Chen was charged with False Report of a Bomb and was transported to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a $15,000 Bond. The Read More

NR 18-37 Elder Man Missing From Merritt Island Home

October 31, 2018 - 11:12 am Author: Category:

Update: Missing/Endangered Adult has been recovered.  Mr. Wall has been located in St John’s County and is in the process of being reunited with family.  The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate an endangered missing adult, 85-year-old James “Jimbo” Wall. Mr. Wall was last seen at his residence on Merritt Island on October Read More

NR 18-36 Sheriff’s Agents Arrest Texas Man For Conspiring to Sexually Assault and Murder a Child

October 30, 2018 - 10:11 am Author: Category:

A joint investigation between the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Immigration Customs Enforcement/Homeland Security Investigations, has led to the arrest of 21-year-old, Alexander Barter of Joaquin, Texas. Barter was arrested on Friday, October 19, 2018 in Texas on charges of Criminal Solicitation, Criminal Attempt: Capital Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Capital Murder and Criminal Attempt: Sexual Read More

NR 18-35 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Cocoa Death Investigation

October 9, 2018 - 1:04 pm Author: Category: |

On October 8, 2018, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Cocoa Police Department were notified of possible human remains in the Indian River. Sheriff’s Office and CPD Marine vessels then searched the area and located a body by the Hubert Humphrey Causeway, Cocoa. The Sheriff’s Office was then requested by the Cocoa Police Department to Read More

NR 18-34 Argument Leads To Attempted Murder Arrest

October 8, 2018 - 11:43 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 37-year-old John Wolverton charging him with DUI, DUI with Serious Injury and Attempted Murder. Wolverton, who is homeless, and a registered Sex Offender, is currently incarcerated in the Brevard County Jail on a No Bond status. The investigation began shortly before midnight on October 7, 2018, when deputies Read More

NR 18-33 Cocoa Man Charged in Woman’s Death

October 5, 2018 - 12:39 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 21-year-old Jacob Hall of unincorporated Cocoa for the death of 22-year-old Michelle Turner. Hall was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Manslaughter. He was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a $40,000 bond.  The investigation Read More

NR 18-32  Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation 

October 1, 2018 - 3:51 pm Author: Category:

 The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a disturbance that ended in the death of one of the male subjects. Deputies responded to 2456 Elsie Circle, unincorporated Cocoa, Sunday evening at approximately 6:57 p.m., after receiving an emergency 911 call. The decedent is identified as 26-year-old, Edilsar Calderon of Cocoa.  The investigation to date has Read More

NR 18-31 Update Reference Death Investigation

September 27, 2018 - 4:04 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the decedent who was discovered in the water southeast of the Pineda Causeway. The victim is identified as 23-year-old, John Romer of West Melbourne. The investigation began shortly before 9:00 a.m., Wednesday morning, September 26, 2018, when the Sheriff’s Office was notified of possible human remains. Deputies responded Read More