News Releases

NR 16-67 Sheriff’s Deputies Seeking Identity of Armed Burglary Suspects

October 24, 2016 - 6:34 pm Author: Category:

On October 22, 2016, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary that occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Matthew Drive, Rockledge. Deputies discovered the incident took place overnight while the residents were asleep. Home video surveillance captured a suspect described as a black male, early 20’s, black hair, between 5’10”-6’0″ tall and wearing Read More

NR 16-66 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Felony Animal Cruelty Case

October 20, 2016 - 4:20 pm Author: Category: |

Earlier today, Sheriff’s Deputies were called to 7815 SE Babcock Street, Grant Valkaria, after a concerned citizen asked Deputies to check on the wellbeing of a neighbor. The concerned citizen called the Sheriff’s Office after neighbors hadn’t been seen weeks. When Deputies arrived, they located a dangerously emaciated and visibly malnourished dog. Fearing for the Read More

NR 16-65 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Citizen’s Assistance In Locating Homicide Suspect

October 20, 2016 - 4:18 pm Author: Category:

On October 16, 2016, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 1165 Jordan Road, Merritt Island, after reports of shots being fired. Upon arrival, Deputies located a victim who suffered from a gunshot wound and was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim is identified as Read More

NR 16-64 Sheriff’s Office Investigates Pedestrian Fatality

October 18, 2016 - 4:50 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation after a pedestrian was reported being struck by a train in Port St. John. Shortly after 9 P.M., October 17, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office was called to the area of U.S. 1 and Fay Boulevard in Port St. John. A Florida East Coast Railroad worker Read More

NR 16-63 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

October 17, 2016 - 2:49 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently on scene at an apartment complex in Merritt Island where a shooting occurred. Just before 10pm, Deputies responded to 1165 Jordan Road, Merritt Island after reports were made that shots were being fired in the area. Deputies located a subject who suffered from a gunshot wound and was Read More

NR 16-62 Cautions During Recovery of Hurricane Matthew

October 8, 2016 - 2:14 pm Author: Category:

As Brevard County recovers from Hurricane Matthew, there are still many traffic lights without power or not properly working. In the event of a power outage, motorists are asked to treat this as a 4 way stop. Flashing red lights should be treated like stop signs, and motorists should proceed with caution for flashing yellow Read More

NR 16-60/61

October 7, 2016 - 2:31 pm Author: Category:

UPDATE: FDOT has released all Brevard causeways are now open with an exception to Peebles Bridge leading into Cocoa Beach. The following Bridges are open for citizens to re-occupy their residences and businesses;   S. 192 (Melbourne Causeway)   SR 518 (Eau Gallie Causeway)   SR 404 (Pineda Causeway)   SR520 (Hubert Humphry Bridge into Read More

NR 16-55-59 UPDATE – Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is Providing Free Sandbags

October 5, 2016 - 7:30 pm Author: Category:

UPDATE – Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Extending Free Sandbags In an effort to accommodate our citizens’ overwhelming need for sandbags, the Sheriff’s Office is extending the service for providing free sandbags at the Brevard County Farm location. Our inmate work crews and staffing are working around the clock again to fill and load the bags Read More

Animal Services Closing at 6pm Oct 5th

October 5, 2016 - 11:56 am Author: Category:

Due to Hurricane Matthew, the South Animal Care Center will be closing on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 6:00 pm, and will tentatively reopen at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 8, 2016. All stray holds will be extended by two full days. For animal emergencies, please call 321-633-2024.

NR 16-54 BCSO Press Conference

September 22, 2016 - 8:00 pm Author: Category:

Sheriff Ivey will be announcing that the Brevard County Animal Services has officially reached the status as a “No Kill Community”, tomorrow , September 23rd at 11:00am at the BCSO South Animal Care Center, 5100 West Eau Gallie Blvd, Melbourne. When the Sheriff’s Office assumed responsibility for Animal Services on October 1, 2014, the average Read More

NR 16-52 Sheriff’s Office Unveils Aviation Rescue Team

September 15, 2016 - 9:00 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Rescue Unit is designed to enhance the level of response to calls for service during critical incidents and to perform searches, rescues, and other life-saving related duties when called upon. This function is an additional asset to the community with added resources and capabilities. The Sheriff’s Aviation Rescue Team Read More

*LOCATED* NR 16-51 Sheriff’s Office Seeking Community’s Help in Locating Missing Endangered Adult

September 8, 2016 - 8:42 pm Author: Category:

UPDATE Sept 9, 2016 10:38am – Ms. Lillian Hally of Barefoot Bay has been located safely and returned home. Thank you for your continued support. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing and endangered female. 77-Year-old Lillian Hally, of Barefoot Bay, was last seen at her residence on Celisa Boulevard, Barefoot Read More

NR 16-50 Sheriff’s Office Seeking Missing Adult

August 28, 2016 - 12:17 pm Author: Category:

Update: Ms. Engerbretson has been located. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the community’s help to locate a missing adult, 59-year-old Cindy Lane Engebretson of Viera, FL. Ms. Engebretson was last seen on Friday, August 26, 2016, when she transported a family member the Orlando International Airport. She is not believed to be endangered Read More