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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

NR 16-49 Sheriff’s Agents Investigating Suspicious Incident At Sebastian Inlet State Park

August 21, 2016 - 7:57 pm Author: Category:

On August 20, 2016, at approximately 7:15 A.M., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Sebastian Inlet State Park, where it was reported a naked man was acting erratically. Upon arrival, Deputies located an adult male, naked in the inlet waterway, who was not coherent and appeared to be under the influence of Read More

Upcoming Shred Events

July 19, 2016 - 9:29 am Author: Category:

The public is encouraged to participate in this public awareness and document shredding event at no cost. The purpose of this event is to help prevent identity theft and fraud related crimes by providing valuable crime prevention information and shredding personal information that can lead to victimization. The shredding services are being generously sponsored by Read More

NR 16-48 Deputy Sheriff Nick Worthy Is Named Florida’s Deputy Of The Year By Florida Sheriff’s Association

July 13, 2016 - 10:36 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is extremely proud to announce that tonight, during the Florida Sheriff’s Association annual Summer Conference, FTO Deputy Nick Worthy was recognized as the 2015 Deputy of the Year. Nick was previously recognized as the 2015 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year and awarded a Medal of Valor and Read More

NR 16-46 Merritt Island Man Convicted Of Multiple Federal Child Pornography Offenses

July 7, 2016 - 9:00 pm Author: Category:

Today the United States Attorney’s Office announced the U.S. District Judge, Roy B. Dalton, Jr. has found 24-year-old Joshua Adam Tatro, of Merritt Island, guilty of 9 counts of producing child pornography, 3 counts of receiving child pornography, and 1 count of possessing child pornography. He faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years, up Read More

NR 16-45 Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Sexual Battery Suspect

June 22, 2016 - 8:10 am Author: Category:

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at approximately 11:15 a.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested 32-year-old Brandon L. Snyder of Melbourne, for Sexual Battery on a Person over 18. The investigation culminated from an incident which occurred on Sunday, June 19, 2106, at a residence in Melbourne. Snyder was transported to the Brevard County Jail Read More

NR 16-44 Deputies Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

June 21, 2016 - 8:40 am Author: Category:

At approximately 2:30 p.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to KT’s Tavern, 5150 Highway 520, unincorporated Cocoa, reference an Armed Robbery. The victims advised that a white male had entered KT’s Tavern displaying a firearm and demanding money. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash and left the business in a bright yellow Read More

NR 16-43 Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

June 20, 2016 - 9:19 am Author: Category:

At approximately 11:15 A.M., a shooting incident was reported at the intersection of St. Johns Heritage Parkway and Emerson Road, Palm Bay, involving off-duty Deputy Yousef Hafza. Deputy Hafza is currently assigned to West Precinct Patrol and has been employed with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office since November of 2015. Deputy Hafza is an eleven Read More

NR 16-42 Sheriff’s Deputies with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Task Force make Child Pornography Arrest

June 3, 2016 - 5:13 pm Author: Category:

On June 3, 2016, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Task Force, which includes members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, arrested 59-year-old Ricky Delano Sheppard, of Melbourne. Sheppard’s arrest was the result of a child pornography investigation, which led to a Federal search warrant being executed this morning at Read More

NR 16-41 Sheriff’s Deputies Seek Identity of Scam Suspects

June 2, 2016 - 8:58 am Author: Category:

On May 28, 2016, at approximately 9:00 P.M., the subjects in the above surveillance photographs entered the Publix located at 7325 North US Highway 1, Cocoa, where they approached the customer service counter and asked the clerk for change. The suspects distracted and attempted to confuse the clerk in an effort to take more money Read More

NR 16-40 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Accidental Drowning

May 31, 2016 - 1:22 pm Author: Category:

On May 29, 2016, at approximately 4:30 P.M., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to Spessard Holland Park, 2525 S. Highway A1A, Melbourne Beach, in reference to an accidental drowning. The initial investigation has determined 20-year-old Ezekial Brown, of Winter Springs, and his girlfriend, were swimming in the ocean for approximately 20 minutes when they Read More

NR 16-39 Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Individual Disrupting School Board Meeting

May 25, 2016 - 3:58 pm Author: Category:

On May 24, 2016, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 48-year-old Constantine Paterakis, Melbourne, for Disrupting a School Function, and Resisting an Officer Without Violence. During a regularly scheduled Brevard County School Board meeting, Paterakis began to use inappropriate language during a public forum and after the School Board made several requests Read More

NR 16-38 Sheriff’s Office G.A.M.E.O.V.E.R.® Task Force Apprehends a Violent Fugitive

May 20, 2016 - 1:05 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office G.A.M.E.O.V.E.R.® Task Force has apprehended a violent suspect wanted on multiple felony charges following a vehicle and foot pursuit early yesterday evening. At approximately 7 pm, Task Force Agents apprehended 27-year-old William McKinley Skanes III, of Titusville, who was wanted by the Titusville Police Department following an investigation of a Read More