Announcement News Releases

 NR 17-41 UPDATE – SOUTH BREVARD AREA SANDBAG DISTRIBUTION SITE CHANGED FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 

September 7, 2017 - 2:49 pm Author: Category:

  Starting tomorrow, Friday, September 8, 2017, the South Brevard Area Distribution site for sandbags will be the parking lot of the Palm Bay Campus at Eastern Florida State College, located at 250 Community College Pkwy SE, Palm Bay, FL.  All four locations will be open for distribution starting at 8:00 A.M. and will continue Read More

BREVARD COUNTY ANNOUNCES EVACUATIONS AND SHELTERS FOR IRMA

September 7, 2017 - 10:35 am Author: Category:

BREVARD COUNTY, FL. — Brevard County has announced a mandatory evacuation order starting at 3 PM Friday. This order is for Evacuation Zone A, (http://www.brevardfl.gov/EmergencyManagement/HaveAPlan/Evacuation) which includes the barrier islands, Merritt Island and some mainland low-lying areas along the Indian River Lagoon. In addition, those who live in mobile or manufactured homes or in other flood-prone Read More

NR 17-41 SHERIFF’S OFFICE SANDBAG LOCATIONS FOR PICKUP STARTING WEDNESDAY MORNING

September 5, 2017 - 2:20 pm Author: Category:

 The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office along with other Public Safety partners continue to monitor the storm projections of Hurricane Irma. As a result of the potential impact to Brevard County, the Sheriff’s Office will begin distributing sandbags (at no cost) to our citizens starting tomorrow morning at four different locations throughout Brevard County. In an Read More

Section 457 Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee Meeting

September 5, 2017 - 1:59 pm Author: Category:

Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Section 457 Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee Meeting Date:  September 14, 2017 Time:  9:00 am Location:  Florida Room Brevard County Government Complex, Bldg. C 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way Viera, Florida   Old Business:  Approval of Minutes from March 2, 2017 New Business: Report from Guy Thomas/Mass Mutual Public Input Adjournment

NR 17-38  Sheriff’s Office Investigating Merritt Island Shooting 

July 6, 2017 - 1:58 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death that occurred during the early morning hours of July 5, 2017, at 1020 Loring Street, Merritt Island. Deputies were contacted shortly after midnight after receiving a disturbance call from a concerned neighbor. Upon arrival, the Deputies discovered an unsecured residence with blood. Shortly after the initial Read More

NR 17-37 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

June 27, 2017 - 5:23 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation resulting from a female who was found deceased earlier this morning in the 400 block of South Burnette Road in unincorporated Cocoa. The victim was identified as 59-year-old Gustava Renee Rigsby of Cocoa. At approximately 6:37 a.m. this morning, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office received Read More

NR 17-34 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

June 21, 2017 - 12:52 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation at a residence in the 6900 block of Ackerman Avenue, Port Saint John. Yesterday, an individual notified the Sheriff’s Office of two adult individuals who were last seen in the area of Merritt Island on June 16, 2017, and were considered missing. At approximately 9:16 Read More

NR 17-33 Investigate Update – Malabar Fire Victims Identified 

June 19, 2017 - 4:50 pm Author: Category:

The remains of the three homicide victims located in the fire debris of the residence at 855 Atz Road, Malabar have been positively identified. They are 39-year-old Chrissy Hughes, her 9-year-old son, Sebastian Meachum, both of Malabar, Florida, and 38-year-old Linda Woods, of Bella Vista, Arkansas. All three were discovered after neighbors reported the fire Read More

NR 17-32 Investigative Update – Malabar Fire

June 12, 2017 - 7:39 pm Author: Category:

The remains of a third victim have been located in the debris of the residence at 855 Atz Road, Malabar. The remains are that of an adult female. At this time a positive identification cannot be made, however, the fourth person known to have been an occupant of the residence is 39-year-old Linda Woods, of Read More

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 17-29 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