News Releases

NR 14-47 Sheriff’s Office Identifies Victims In Plane Crash

June 10, 2014 - 10:03 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victims in last night’s plane crash.  47-year-old, John Brian Kish, and 64-year-old, Kenneth Allen Marks, both from Merritt Island, were the occupants of the Liberty XL-2, single engine plane.  The plane took off from the Merritt Island Airport yesterday evening for a test flight as Marks was Read More

NR 14-46 Father’s Day Shoot With the Sheriff

June 6, 2014 - 3:30 pm Author: Category:

If you’re still searching for that perfect Father’s Day gift, look no further. Sheriff Wayne Ivey is inviting members of our community to join him on June 14th at 9:00 a.m. for a Father’s Day Shoot with the Sheriff event. This will be a fun filled family event that dads will never forget! Father’s Day Read More

NR 14-45 Sheriff’s Office Offers Brevard Safe Kids Academy

June 6, 2014 - 1:18 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is proud to offer the Brevard Safe Kids Academy. This 3 hour academy provides practical instruction to children ages 5 through 12 on Stranger Awareness, Dialing 911, Internet Safety, Home Safety, Anti Bullying and Fire Safety. The academy is provided free of charge and is limited to the first 20 Read More

NR 14-44 Organized Theft Ring Leads To Search Of Local Business

June 5, 2014 - 5:11 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Task Force served a search warrant earlier today at the Ice Cream Depot, located at 1220 South Wickham Road, West Melbourne. The investigation is in reference to an alleged organized theft ring. The investigation has been ongoing for several months with evidence leading investigators to believe that thieves Read More

NR 14-43 Sheriff’s Office Investigates Linked Social Media Sites Containing Child Pornography

June 4, 2014 - 7:40 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into a report that several social networking sites were allegedly created in Brevard County where images of suspected child pornography were posted.  The Sheriff’s Office received information that several Internet sites linked to a popular photo sharing network containing screen names that referred to Brevard County Read More

NR 14-42 Man Arrested For Neglect in Mother’s Death

June 3, 2014 - 11:13 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 66-year-old Michael Moritz, charging him with Aggravated Manslaughter of an Elderly Person and Neglect of Elderly Person or Disabled Adult in reference to the death of his 91-year-old mother, Dolores Moritz.  Dwyer was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a $3000.00 bond. Read More

NR 14-41 Sheriff’s Office To Assist County Commission By Providing Inmate Labor For Animal Shelter Support

May 29, 2014 - 7:47 pm Author: Category:

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey is proud to announce that the Sheriff’s Office will be enhancing current Inmate Labor services to support the health and welfare of Animal Shelter dogs. The Animal Services Department, which is currently maintained by the Board of County Commissioners, recently encountered a volunteer issue where there was a decrease in Read More

NR 14-38 Sheriff’s Agents Seeking Assistance In Identifying Burglary Suspect

May 28, 2014 - 1:51 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance identifying the subject depicted in the composite sketch in reference to an investigation into a Suspicious Incident / Burglary and and Aggravated Battery of a female victim that occurred at 1155 North Courtenay Parkway in Merritt Island.   The subject is described as being between, 20 to 30 Read More

NR 14-37 Brevard Deputies Searching for Missing West Melbourne Man

May 27, 2014 - 8:49 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is actively searching for 80-year-old Robert Harrison of West Melbourne. Mr. Harrison is a white male, approximately 5’11, 145 lbs. with gray hair and hazel eyes. Mr. Harrison was last seen last night at approximately 9:00 pm in the area of Milwaukee Avenue in West Melbourne. He is believed to Read More