News Releases

NR 14-70 Agents Conducting Death Investigation

September 5, 2014 - 7:30 pm Author: Category:

On September 5, 2014, at approximately 1200 hours, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office initiated a death investigation at 600 Clearlake Road, Cocoa. A Deputy attempting to serve civil process at what is believed to be a homeless camp located a body. The body was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office for a post-mortem examination. The Read More

NR 14-69 Sheriff’s Office Seeks Community’s Help in Identifying Suspect

September 5, 2014 - 7:22 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an attempted burglary that occurred during the early morning hours of August 12, 2014, where an unknown white male attempted to make entry into the Family Drug Mart, located at 7135 North US Highway, Cocoa. The unidentified male pictured below attempted to make entry in the rear Read More

NR 14-68 One of Brevard’s Most Wanted Captured

September 5, 2014 - 3:44 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Marshal’s Service and the Melbourne Airport Police Department located and arrested 32-year-old Travis Charles Carr who had an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation reference Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer. Agents with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit and the United States Marshal’s Service Partnership Read More

NR 14-67 Sheriff Announces New Media Relations Liaison

August 29, 2014 - 2:57 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office would like to introduce you to our new Media Relations Liaison, Corporal Dave Jacobs. Corporal Jacobs will be replacing Deputy Maria Fernez who has accepted an opportunity to pursue a career goal as an agent. Corporal Jacobs will be the point of contact for all Media inquiries. We are confident Read More

NR 14-66 Deputy Injured in Dog Attack

August 28, 2014 - 7:45 pm Author: Category:

Deputies responded to the location and determined that an aggravated battery domestic violence had just occurred where the victim was battered by the suspect. During the altercation, the victim was also bitten by the suspect’s dog. A description of the suspect and vehicle was provided and the suspect was located driving south on North Tropical Read More

NR 14-65 Arrest Warrants Issued For Brevard Organized Theft Ring

August 21, 2014 - 10:47 am Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Economic Crimes Task Force has culminated an investigation into an organized theft ring today by obtaining arrest warrants for the suspects. Agents arrested 50-year-old Lisa McDermott and 59-year-old James McDermott of 2231 Canterbury Lane, Melbourne.  Both were charged with Racketeering, Money Laundering and Dealing in Stolen Property and are currently Read More

NR 14-64 Brevard Sexual Battery Suspect Captured In Texas

August 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm Author: Category:

On August 13, 2014, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Marshal Service located and arrested 40-year-old Laverne Thomas Wheeler in Texas for the Sexual Battery of a Child under12 years of age. The Sheriff’s Office participates in a Task Force with the United States Marshal Service, where Fugitive Team Agents work with Read More

NR 14-63 Sheriff’s Agents Assist Cocoa Beach With Business Complaints

August 13, 2014 - 8:35 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office culminated an investigation today into the complaints of ongoing illegal activities at the Surfs Up Adult Bookstore located at 285 West Columbia Lane, Cocoa Beach. During July and August 2014, the Cocoa Beach Police Department requested the assistance of the Sheriff’s Office to assist by investigating complaints in reference to Read More

NR 14-62 Brevard Deputies Searching for Missing West Melbourne Woman-SAFELY RECOVERED

August 12, 2014 - 10:55 am Author: Category:

SAFELY RECOVERED The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is actively searching for 77-year-old Eleanore Boye of West Melbourne. Mrs. Boye is a white female, approximately 5’2, 130-135lbs. with salt and pepper colored hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen this afternoon at approximately 1:30 pm at the Acorn Mini Storage located at 3546 West New Read More