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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

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