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NR 17-34 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

June 21, 2017 - 12:52 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation at a residence in the 6900 block of Ackerman Avenue, Port Saint John. Yesterday, an individual notified the Sheriff’s Office of two adult individuals who were last seen in the area of Merritt Island on June 16, 2017, and were considered missing. At approximately 9:16 Read More

NR 17-33 Investigate Update – Malabar Fire Victims Identified 

June 19, 2017 - 4:50 pm Author: Category:

The remains of the three homicide victims located in the fire debris of the residence at 855 Atz Road, Malabar have been positively identified. They are 39-year-old Chrissy Hughes, her 9-year-old son, Sebastian Meachum, both of Malabar, Florida, and 38-year-old Linda Woods, of Bella Vista, Arkansas. All three were discovered after neighbors reported the fire Read More

NR 17-32 Investigative Update – Malabar Fire

June 12, 2017 - 7:39 pm Author: Category:

The remains of a third victim have been located in the debris of the residence at 855 Atz Road, Malabar. The remains are that of an adult female. At this time a positive identification cannot be made, however, the fourth person known to have been an occupant of the residence is 39-year-old Linda Woods, of Read More

NR 17-31 Malabar Fire Leads to Death Investigation

June 12, 2017 - 11:55 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Homicide Unit is continuing the death investigation into the fire that occurred yesterday at a Malabar residence. Evidence that has been uncovered thus far, lead investigators to believe that the fire was intentionally set at the residence to cover up homicides. The investigation was initiated on June 11, 2017, at Read More

NR 17-30 Local Cemetery Sales Associate Arrested For Fraud Related Crimes 

June 1, 2017 - 12:56 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Economic Crimes Task Force has arrested 47-year-old, Karla Patterson Amos of Melbourne, Florida, for fraudulent activities revolving around her employment as a Family Services Counselor for a local cemetery. Amos was arrested on May 31, 2017, after a warrant was issued charging her with Scheming to Defraud, 76 counts of Read More

NR 17-29 Investigative Update-Reference Rockledge Shooting

May 31, 2017 - 3:48 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the names of the two decedents involved in last night’s shooting incident. They are 66-year-old, Maureen Bridge Morley and her husband, 82-year-old Harry Marshall Morley Jr., who resided on McIver Lane, Rockledge. Deputies responded to an emergency 911 call that was received at approximately 6:25 pm from Mr. Read More

NR 17-28 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Rockledge Shooting

May 30, 2017 - 9:55 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred earlier this evening on McIver Lane, Rockledge. Deputies responded to an emergency 911 call by a male who advised he had shot his wife. Upon arrival, the Deputies observed the male briefly at the front door. Deputies then heard a single shot from within Read More

NR 17-27 Alert Citizens Assist Deputies in Arrest

May 30, 2017 - 12:23 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 27-year-old Michael Stankowitz of Melbourne in reference to a series of vehicle burglaries that occurred yesterday in Melbourne Beach. Stankowitz was charged with Burglary of a conveyance (4 Counts), Grand Theft (3 Counts), Petit Theft, Criminal Mischief, Violation of Probation, and Child Neglect (2 Counts). Stankowitz was transported Read More

NR 17-26 Mother Arrested For Leaving Child at Drug House

May 18, 2017 - 5:20 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 31-year-old Ashley Baskett, of 1410 North Lakemont Drive, Cocoa, for leaving her one-year-old child at a drug house, charging her with child neglect and possession of methamphetamine. She was transported to the Brevard County Jail where she is being held on $6000.00 Bond. Deputies responded to a residence Read More

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