Announcement News Releases

Notice: Unclaimed Property

December 14, 2015 - 10:23 am Author: Category:

NOTICE: The listed unclaimed property is being held by BCSO. Any persons claiming any interest in said property should contact BCSO Evidence Unit, 700 Park Ave, Titusville FL 32780, 321.264.5211: 13’ boat w/ 50hp motor

NR 15-112 Paws and Stripes College Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

December 10, 2015 - 3:28 pm Author: Category:

Please join Sheriff Wayne Ivey and other distinguished guests Friday, December 11, at 10am, for the inaugural Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the Paws and Stripes College. Members of the media attending the ceremony will be given tours of facility following the Ribbon Cutting. Address: Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Special Programs Facility 861 Camp Road Cocoa, Read More

NR 15-109 Sheriff’s Agents Investigate Armed Robbery

December 8, 2015 - 7:25 pm Author: Category: | |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an Armed Robbery that occurred Monday, December 7th, 2015, at the Winn Dixie Supermarket, located at 7960 Highway 1, Micco/Barefoot Bay. At approximately 6 P.M. an unidentified white male was captured on video surveillance entering the store and displaying a firearm to the clerk at the Customer Service Read More

NR-108 Death Investigation Determines That Man Died As A Result Of Alligator Attack

December 8, 2015 - 7:20 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has completed the investigation into the death of Matthew Riggins of Palm Bay, whose body was discovered in a Barefoot Bay lake on November 23, 2015. The investigative findings have determined that Riggins drowned as a result of an alligator attack. The investigation uncovered the following sequence of events led Read More

NR 15-105 Sheriff’s Office Identifies Body Found In Barefoot Bay

November 25, 2015 - 4:14 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit has identified the body discovered in a Barefoot Bay lake on Monday evening as 22-year-old Matthew Riggins of Palm Bay. Riggins was reported missing on November 13, 2015, to the Palm Bay Police Department. An autopsy was conducted yesterday and the results of the examination are still pending. Read More

NR 15-103 Sheriff’s Office and Target Zero Partner

November 11, 2015 - 9:26 am Author: Category:

On Thursday, November 12 at 10:30 A.M., Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey will be signing an official Target Zero Fellowship agreement at the South Animal Care Center, 5100 West Eau Gallie Blvd, Melbourne, Florida. Target Zero ( is a national non-profit organization that mentors proven best practice strategies to leaders in Fellow Cities (at no Read More

NR 15-98 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office And Parks And Recreation Host “Movie Night” To Benefit The Canine Commandos Program

October 29, 2015 - 8:34 pm Author: Category:

Please bring your family, family dog(s), chairs, blanket and join us on Friday, November 6th at Viera Regional Park to enjoy the movie “Max” as we help raise money for the Canine Commandos Program. This fun, family styled event is an opportunity to enjoy a great outdoor movie while also helping an incredible program that Read More

NR 15-97 *Found Safe* Sheriff’s Office Seeking Community’s Help In Locating Missing Juvenile

October 29, 2015 - 8:30 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the community’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile, 17-year-old Jacey Lee Bateman of Merritt Island. Jacey was discovered missing on October 29th at approximately 9 A.M. Jacey was last seen at her residence in Merritt Island, on October 28, 2015, at approximately 9:30 P.M. Jacey is approximately 5’06”, Read More

NR 15-95 Barge Crashes into SR528 Bridge in Indian River

October 23, 2015 - 5:37 pm Author: Category:

At approximately 8 A.M., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 528 bridge over the Indian River along with members of the Cocoa Police Department, Florida Department of Transportation, Fish and Wildlife, and U.S. Coast Guard, after a barge carrying a crane reportedly struck a portion of the bridge causing damage. Both East and Read More

NR 15-94 Sheriff Ivey Announces Pilot Program to Aid Victims of Domestic Violence

October 2, 2015 - 6:47 pm Author: Category:

With October being Domestic Violence Awareness month, there is no better way to support this cause than to announce a new pilot program aimed to raise awareness, training and prosecution for all victims of Domestic Battery by Strangulation. This unique new program is a collaborative partnership with hopes to increase the rate of successful prosecution Read More

NR 15-93 Partnership Collects Over 1,000 Pounds Of Unused And Expired Prescription Medication

September 30, 2015 - 8:22 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office partnered with Health First, the Cocoa Beach Police Department and Hobbs Pharmacy for the National Prescription Drug Take Back Event. Collection locations were held at Health First Hospital locations and Hobb’s Pharmacy where over 1000 pounds of unneeded, unused, and expired prescription medications were collected. Additionally, beginning October 1, 2015, Read More

NR 15-91 Sheriff’s Office Celebrates Deputy’s Release From Hospital And Return Home

September 29, 2015 - 6:09 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is very pleased to announce that tomorrow, Agent Casey Smith is being released from the Orlando Regional Medical Center’s care. Casey and his family are being escorted back to Brevard by members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. The planned route will take the family east on State Road 520 Read More

NR 15-90 **Update – Located**Deputies Attempting to Locate Missing and Endangered Adult

September 24, 2015 - 6:40 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the community’s assistance in locating a missing and endangered adult. Deputies are actively seeking 21-year-old Jacob Isaac Teague of Melbourne. Mr. Teague is approximately 5’05’’, 145lbs, brown hair, green eyes and was last seen wearing a black shirt and tan shorts. According to his family, Mr. Teague suffers Read More