Announcement News Releases

NR 14-57 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Cocoa Shooting

July 31, 2014 - 5:18 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the 300 block of A Lane, Cocoa. Deputies responded to a 911 emergency call advising that a victim was shot. Once on scene, it was determined that the victim was 12-years-old and had been shot in the leg during the incident. Witnesses Read More

NR 14-51 Sheriff’s Office Mourns Death Of Former Sheriff Claude W. “JAKE” Miller

June 27, 2014 - 4:37 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office sadly announces today the passing of former Sheriff Claude W. “Jake” Miller. Sheriff Miller passed away this morning at Jess Parrish Hospital with his family and friends by his side. Sheriff Miller was 77 years old and had proudly served 45 years as a dedicated law enforcement officer. Sheriff Miller’s Read More

NR 14-50 Defendant Sentenced In Deputy Barbara Pill’s Murder

June 27, 2014 - 4:03 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, the Court sentenced defendant Brandon L. Bradley to death in the March 6, 2012, murder of Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputy Barbara Pill. Deputy Pill was killed in the line of duty after conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle that was involved in a robbery. Sheriff Wayne Ivey stated, “We are pleased with Read More

NR 14-49 Former Florida Resident Pleads Guilty To Attempted Sex Trafficking In Ecuador

June 27, 2014 - 8:27 am Author: Category:

The United States Attorney’s Office announced that Patrick R. Minga, 50, formerly of Cape Coral, pleaded guilty yesterday to attempting to induce and facilitate, for his own financial gain, the travel of an individual from Brevard County, Florida, to Quito, Ecuador, so that the individual could engage in illicit sexual conduct with minor girls. Minga Read More

NR 14-47 Sheriff’s Office Identifies Victims In Plane Crash

June 10, 2014 - 10:03 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victims in last night’s plane crash.  47-year-old, John Brian Kish, and 64-year-old, Kenneth Allen Marks, both from Merritt Island, were the occupants of the Liberty XL-2, single engine plane.  The plane took off from the Merritt Island Airport yesterday evening for a test flight as Marks was Read More

NR 14-46 Father’s Day Shoot With the Sheriff

June 6, 2014 - 3:30 pm Author: Category:

If you’re still searching for that perfect Father’s Day gift, look no further. Sheriff Wayne Ivey is inviting members of our community to join him on June 14th at 9:00 a.m. for a Father’s Day Shoot with the Sheriff event. This will be a fun filled family event that dads will never forget! Father’s Day Read More

NR 14-45 Sheriff’s Office Offers Brevard Safe Kids Academy

June 6, 2014 - 1:18 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is proud to offer the Brevard Safe Kids Academy. This 3 hour academy provides practical instruction to children ages 5 through 12 on Stranger Awareness, Dialing 911, Internet Safety, Home Safety, Anti Bullying and Fire Safety. The academy is provided free of charge and is limited to the first 20 Read More

NR 14-44 Organized Theft Ring Leads To Search Of Local Business

June 5, 2014 - 5:11 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Task Force served a search warrant earlier today at the Ice Cream Depot, located at 1220 South Wickham Road, West Melbourne. The investigation is in reference to an alleged organized theft ring. The investigation has been ongoing for several months with evidence leading investigators to believe that thieves Read More

NR 14-43 Sheriff’s Office Investigates Linked Social Media Sites Containing Child Pornography

June 4, 2014 - 7:40 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into a report that several social networking sites were allegedly created in Brevard County where images of suspected child pornography were posted.  The Sheriff’s Office received information that several Internet sites linked to a popular photo sharing network containing screen names that referred to Brevard County Read More