Announcement News Releases

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

NR 15-80 Sheriff’s Office Identifies Pilot

September 2, 2015 - 2:33 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the pilot of the small plane that crashed into the Indian River on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. 59-year-old David Gibbs of Orlando was an experienced pilot who was on a flight from Orlando to Titusville when his plane crashed as he was approaching the Space Coast Regional Airport. Read More

NR 15-77 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is Providing Free Sandbags

August 28, 2015 - 12:45 pm Author: Category:

In response to the potential impact of Tropical Storm Erika, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office will be distributing free sandbags to residents. Citizens can respond to the Brevard Sheriff’s Farm, 2955 Pluckebaum Road, Cocoa, on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. There is a limit of 10 sandbags per vehicle. The bags Read More

NR 15-75 Sheriff’s Deputies Investigate Traffic Fatality

August 24, 2015 - 7:25 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic fatality, which occurred at approximately 8:00 P.M. at the intersection N. Atlantic and Hayes Ave, Cape Canaveral. The accident involved a vehicle versus a pedestrian. An adult female was transported for medical treatment in critical condition, where she later succumbed to the injuries she sustained. The Read More

UPDATE: NR 15-73 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Involved Shooting Investigative Update

August 21, 2015 - 1:38 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred last night at 1051 Covina Street, in the unincorporated area of Cocoa. The incident began on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at approximately 9:30 P.M., while Investigative Agents were conducting a criminal investigation regarding a complaint of prostitution. As the Investigative Agents Read More

NR 15-73 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Involved Shooting Investigative Update

August 21, 2015 - 10:11 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred at 1051 Covina Street, in the unincorporated area of Cocoa. The incident occurred on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at approximately 9:30 P.M., while deputies were conducting a criminal investigation. As deputies attempted to arrest a female occupant of the residence, a Read More

NR 15-72 Deputies Honored at Annual Valor Awards Banquet

August 20, 2015 - 8:18 am Author: Category:

Wednesday, August 19, 2015, the Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida held the annual Valor Awards Banquet at the Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place. This special event recognized members of public safety who courageously respond to help and protect the citizens of Brevard County in their time of need. The Chamber honored the acts of Read More

NR 15-71 Florida Sheriffs Association Creates Cold Case Review Team

August 19, 2015 - 9:05 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that earlier today, the Florida Sheriffs Association held the first meeting of their new Cold Case Review Team (CCRT). The CCRT Committee is an inter-disciplinary approach for reviewing the available information and evidence from homicide and selected missing persons cases that have not yet been solved. Read More

NR 15-70 Brevard County Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Child Exploitation Offense

August 18, 2015 - 3:23 pm Author: Category:

Yesterday, Senior U.S. District Judge John Antoon sentenced 30-year-old Jean Roussel Eloi of Palm Bay to 30 years in federal prison for internet solicitation of a minor. The sentencing followed a federal trial conviction that occurred on February 3, 2015. According to the testimony presented at trial, on July 20, 2014, Eloi began an online Read More

Notice of Unclaimed Property

August 17, 2015 - 3:58 pm 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; Minnkota trolling motor

NR 15-67 Victim Identified In Cocoa Shooting Incident

August 12, 2015 - 8:15 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the decedent from the shooting incident that occurred yesterday evening in Cocoa. 28-year-old, George Dewey of Cocoa, died at the scene from injuries sustained during the shooting. The investigation to date has revealed that a disagreement between the decedent and another individual escalated into a violent encounter that Read More