News Releases

NR 17-25 Bookkeeper Arrested for Fraud Related Crimes

May 5, 2017 - 3:00 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Economic Crimes Task Force has arrested 49-year-old Deanna Parton of Palm Bay, Florida, for fraudulent activities revolving around her employment as a bookkeeper and assistant to a South Brevard County OBGYN physician’s office.  Parton was arrested on May 3, 2017, after an arrest warrant was issued charging her with Scheming Read More

NR 17-24 Arrest Made in Cape Canaveral Stabbing

May 4, 2017 - 7:55 pm Author: Category:

“The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 54-year-old Ibrihim Garcia- Hernandez, (transient), in the stabbing that occurred today at 8959 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral. The suspect was taken into custody earlier today after being located in the area of Lake Drive, Cocoa, by agents from the GAMEOVER Task Force. Gabriel-Hernandez was formerly arrested after an Read More

NR 17-23 Update Reference Deputy Involved Shooting

April 19, 2017 - 4:05 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the names of the deputy and suspect involved in yesterday’s shooting incident. The suspect is identified as 45-year-old William Lee Moon of Winder, Georgia. The deputy is identified as Deputy Marissa Wright, a 2-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office. The shooting occurred on April 18, 2017, when the Read More

NR 17-22 Deputy Involved Shooting

April 18, 2017 - 4:55 pm Author: Category:

On April 18, 2017, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Merritt Square Mall, located at 777 East Merritt Island Causeway, at approximately 1:21 p.m. in reference to an aggressive subject at the Mall. Upon arrival, deputies located the subject who was in the rear parking lot of the mall. The subject began advancing Read More

NR 17-21  Suntree Man Arrested For Producing Child Pornography 

April 13, 2017 - 4:47 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and the Immigration Customs Enforcement/Homeland Security Investigations (ICE/HIS) culminated a joint investigation with the arrest of 77-year-old Billy Leon Dyer, of 7664 Candlewick Drive, Melbourne, Florida. Dyer was arrested today after a Federal Grand Jury issued a four count indictment relative to an investigation initiated by Sheriff’s Office Read More

NR 17-20 Probation Escapee Located

April 11, 2017 - 9:03 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the man who evaded arrest earlier today at the Melbourne Probation and Parole Office. Earlier today, a deputy was attempting to serve a Violation of Community Control warrant on 20-year-old, Ryan Dixon when Dixon ran from the deputy. The Violation of Community Control related to a Hillsborough County Read More

NR 17-18 Victims And Suspect Identified In Unincorporated Cocoa Homicides

April 4, 2017 - 10:05 pm Author: Category:

UPDATED April 4, 2017 @ 10pm: The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 41-year-old Marty Connell for the murders that occurred today at 4061 Eucalyptus Place, Unincorporated Cocoa. Connell was arrested after an arrest warrant was obtained charging him with two counts of First Degree Murder. Connell was transported to the Brevard County Jail where Read More

NR 17-17 Sheriff’s Office Enforcement Operation Leads to over 50 Defendants

March 31, 2017 - 4:44 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office culminated an operation today after executing search and arrest warrants following a two month-long investigation. During February and March 2017, Agents of the Special Investigations Unit with the assistance of Cape Canaveral Precinct uniform patrol deputies, initiated an investigation targeting drug other street crime related offenses after receiving citizen concerns. Read More

NR 17-16 BCSO Requests Public Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspects

March 23, 2017 - 4:34 pm Author: Category:

Recently, two unidentified subjects broke into the Old Florida Grill in Port St. John. The two suspects can be seen on the attached surveillance pictures removing bottles of alcohol and placing them in backpacks. Both suspects were wearing long pants, hooded sweatshirts, backpacks and had lights affixed to their heads. One of the subjects can Read More

NR 17-15 Jury Duty Scam

March 23, 2017 - 4:31 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has received several complaints from citizens in reference to receiving telephone calls from subjects claiming to either be a Sergeant or Lieutenant with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. They inform the citizen that he/she has failed to appear for mandated jury duty thus resulting in a $990.00 fine and there Read More

NR 17-14 Update Reference Deputy Involved Shooting

March 20, 2017 - 2:22 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the names of the deputy and robbery suspect involved in last night’s shooting incident. The decedent is identified as 19-year-old Trevor Allen Brice Gingras, Cape Canaveral. The deputy is identified as Lieutenant Michael Green, a 25-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office is also releasing the Read More

NR 17-13 Deputy Involved Shooting

March 19, 2017 - 11:04 pm Author: Category:

On March 19, 2017, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of 211 Caroline Street, Cape Canaveral, at approximately 8:19 p.m. in reference to an attempted armed robbery. Upon arrival, deputies located the suspect who had fled the attempted robbery scene. The suspect was shot during the armed confrontation and transported to Cape Read More

NR 17-12 Investigative Update: Decedent Identified In Cocoa Shooting Incident

March 19, 2017 - 6:46 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit has identified the decedent of the shooting incident that occurred yesterday at 3617 Brophy Boulevard, Unincorporated Cocoa, as 20–year-old Ladarius Bentley Deputies responded to the residence just before noon yesterday after a 911 call advised that a person had been shot in the residence. Upon arrival, deputies discovered Read More