Announcement News Releases

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 (target-zero.org) 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

NR 15-89 Investigative Update

September 17, 2015 - 4:39 pm Author: Category:

Following the arrests of John Franklin Derossett and Mary Ellen Derossett on August 21, 2015, Agents of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office have continued to investigate the incident. Based upon records that were collected during the initial phase of the criminal investigation, Agents have tentatively identified multiple individuals, two of which were law enforcement members Read More

NR 15-85 Corrections Deputy Patrick Arquette And His K-9’s Recognized As The “Jimmy Ryce K-9 Trailing Team Of The Year”

September 15, 2015 - 9:54 pm Author: Category:

Yesterday, Corrections Deputy Patrick Arquette and K-9’s Earle and Cletus of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office were honored by Governor Rick Scott as the “Jimmy Ryce K-9 Trailing Team of The Year” during Missing Children’s Day in Tallahassee. This annual event is held to remember Florida’s missing children and to recognize the state’s efforts in Read More

NR 15-82 Investigative Update

September 13, 2015 - 12:00 pm Author: Category:

Following the arrests of John Franklin Derossett and Mary Ellen Derossett on August 21, 2015, Agents of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office have continued to investigate and develop information regarding the suspected involvement of additional individuals with involvement in this criminal enterprise. Based upon records that were collected during the initial phase of the criminal Read More

NR 15-81 Traffic Crash Investigation

September 10, 2015 - 12:47 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a traffic crash investigation concerning a pedestrian and patrol car that occurred at approximately 5:45 A.M. this morning in the area of Camp Road and Burgess Ave., Cocoa. The pedestrian, who is part of a Department of Corrections Work Crew, was transported for medical treatment with non-life threatening Read More