Announcement News Releases

NR 18-13 Funeral Arrangements for Deputy Kevin Stanton

February 19, 2018 - 4:58 pm Author: Category:

Funeral services honoring Deputy Kevin Stanton who died in the line of duty Saturday morning will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. The services will be conducted at New Life Christian Fellowship Church located at 6755 South Washington Avenue, Titusville. Immediately following the service, a procession will travel north on Washington Read More

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

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 18-06  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 18-03 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 18-01 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 17-54 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

NR 17-51  Investigative Update: Unincorporated Cocoa Shooting 

November 1, 2017 - 11:19 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is releasing an update in the shooting incident that occurred yesterday morning in the area of South Ridgewood Drive, unincorporated Cocoa. The 18-year-old victim is in stable condition at a local hospital and is expected to survive her injuries. The person handling the firearm that discharged, striking the victim is Read More

NR 17-50 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting In Unincorporated Cocoa 

October 29, 2017 - 11:13 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred this morning in the area of South Ridgewood Drive, unincorporated Cocoa. Deputies responded to the residence at approximately 10:20 a.m. after a call was received stating that a person had been accidentally shot. Deputies arrived to find the victim suffering from a life Read More