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NR 18-12 Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Traffic Crash

February 17, 2018 - 10:45 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is deeply saddened to report that one of our deputies has died in the line of duty after being involved in a traffic crash early this morning. Field Training Officer Kevin Stanton died after his marked patrol vehicle was struck by a semi-truck on Interstate 95 in Titusville. FTO Stanton Read More

NR 18-11 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Provides Investigative Update Relating To Instagram School Threat

February 16, 2018 - 1:57 pm Author: Category:

Throughout the night our agents worked to identify the poster who had “reposted” a picture and the written threat of, “I’m coming space coast, watch out.” While the initial post and threat was initiated in South Carolina yesterday by a South Carolina teen who was subsequently arrested, the post was reposted last night by a Read More

NR 18-10 Man Arrested for Credit Union Robbery

February 14, 2018 - 5:56 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 32-year-old, Toma Lee Couture of Cocoa, for a robbery that occurred at the Space Coast Credit Union in Pt. St. John. Couture was located and taken into custody in the area of the robbery early this afternoon and is being charged with Armed Robbery (Implied Weapon), Grand Theft, Read More

Update Reference Deputy Involved Shooting

February 9, 2018 - 2:30 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is updating the Officer Involved Shooting incident from yesterday evening. The incident took place on February 8, 2018 at approximately 4:09 p.m. when the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to Honey Lane, Grant after a 911 emergency call was received advising that a male was in the process of attempting Read More

NR 18-08  Brevard County Corrections Deputy Honored as the Florida Sheriffs Association 2018 Corrections Officer of the Year 

February 7, 2018 - 8:20 am Author: Category:

Tallahassee, Fla. (February 7, 2018)—The Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) is pleased to announce that Brevard County Corrections Deputy Carissa LaRoche has been selected as the 2018 Corrections Deputy of the Year. Each year the award is presented at the FSA Winter Conference to an officer who has demonstrated exceptional service in the line of duty. Read More

NR 18-07  Deputies Searching For Man Who Fled From Custody 

February 3, 2018 - 12:40 pm Author: Category:

UPDATE 02/03/2016 1:31pm — Joshua Walker has been located and taken into custody without incident. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, is currently searching for 27-year-old, Joshua Andrew Walker. Walker fled deputies earlier this morning when they were attempting to take him into custody after he had broken into his parent’s business. He was last seen in Read More

NR 18-06  Update Reference – Deputy Involved Shooting 

January 22, 2018 - 4:04 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the names of the deputy and decedent involved in last night’s officer involved shooting incident. The decedent is identified as 46-year-old Ronald Jay Lawson, Cocoa. The deputy is identified as Corporal David Turbeville, a 3½ year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office. The incident took place on January 21, Read More

NR 18-05  Homicide Defendant Found Dead 

January 22, 2018 - 3:54 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Palm Bay Homicide defendant, 65-year-old, Edgard Fuentes. Fuentes was found dead at the Brevard County Jail shortly after midnight Saturday, January 20, 2018. He was being held on First Degree Premeditated Murder charges stemming from an incident that occurred on Read More

NR 18-4  Mother Arrested For Manslaughter In Child’s Death 

January 22, 2018 - 3:50 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, GameOver Task Force arrested 35-year-old, Rosa Regina Feeney of Melbourne Beach, Florida, for causing the death of her 10-month-old child. Feeney was arrested on January 10, 2018, after a warrant was issued charging her with Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child and Child Neglect.  Feeney was arrested this afternoon and transported Read More

NR 18-03 Deputy Involved Shooting

January 21, 2018 - 10:04 pm Author: Category:

On January 21, 2018, a Brevard County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop at approximately 6:11 p.m. in the area of Parkway Drive and US 1, Melbourne. As the deputy approached the vehicle, the driver pulled away and began travelling north on US 1. The vehicle continued on without stopping and displayed Read More

NR 18-02 Man Arrested For Early Morning Stabbing 

January 20, 2018 - 11:57 am Author: Category:

  The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, has arrested 28-year-old, Robert Jaron Hamm for stabbing his parents in an early morning domestic incident that occurred in unincorporated Titusville. Hamm is being charged with two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder Domestic Violence. He was transported to the Brevard County Jail Complex where he is being held Read More

NR 18-01 Child Seriously Injured in Dog Attack

January 18, 2018 - 4:37 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the dog attack of a four-year-old child. Sheriff’s Office Animal Services responded to 1135 Rolling Rock Drive, Melbourne, after receiving a report that a child had been attacked by a mixed-breed dog. Investigation thus far has revealed that the incident took place at 1124 Rolling Read More

NR 17-55 Arrest Leads To Recovery Of Three Stolen Vehicles And Firearm

November 29, 2017 - 6:48 pm Author: Category:

Two Cocoa adults and a juvenile are in custody after the Sheriff’s STAR Unit followed a vehicle on a route that started in Cocoa continued through Titusville and Merritt Island before ending at a residence in unincorporated Cocoa. Arrested were 21-year-olds, Corwyn Mitchell and Dontarious Jordan along with a 17-year-old juvenile male. Mitchell was charged Read More

NR 17-54 Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant To Address Pedestrian And Bicycle Safety In Cape Canaveral

November 28, 2017 - 4:46 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the city of Cape Canaveral has received the “High Visibility Enforcement” Grant.  This grant, funded by the Florida Department of Transportation and the University of South Florida will provide increased resources to address pedestrian and bicycle safety programs in the both Cape Canaveral and unincorporated Avon by Read More

Reverse Christmas Parade November 30

November 28, 2017 - 10:44 am Author: Category:

BREVARD COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES HOLD REVERSE CHRISTMAS PARADE During most parades the people on the floats throw candy to those in attendance along the parade route. In this unique one of a kind “Reverse Christmas Parade” citizens line the streets along the parade route to give new unwrapped toys to Law Enforcement Officers as Read More