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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

NR 16-37 Sheriff’s Deputies Seeking Identity of Burglary Suspects

May 20, 2016 - 1:01 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify the suspects responsible for the burglary of The Fat Snook restaurant. On May 18, 2016, at approximately 2:00 a.m., three suspects, wearing hooded sweatshirts, masks, and gloves, broke into the Fat Snook restaurant located at 2464 South Atlantic Avenue, unincorporated Cocoa Beach. Sheriff’s agents are asking Read More

Found Property May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016 - 9:03 am Author: Category:

FOUND COW/CATTLE, located north of SR 520, off SR 3, Merritt Island.  Please call BCSO Ag/Marine Unit with a description of the animal if you are missing one. 321-454-6043

NR 16-36 Deputies Searching For Bank Robbery Suspect

May 17, 2016 - 8:57 am Author: Category:

Today, at approximately 2 p.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a bank robbery at the Community Educators Credit Union, 2669 North US1, unincorporated Cocoa. The suspect entered the bank and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled on a bicycle. No weapons were displayed and Read More