News Releases

NR 21-01 Man Arrested in Death of his Mother

January 24, 2021 - 3:28 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 33-year-old, Scott Alan Main of Titusville, for causing the death of 63-year-old, Cheryl Robertson. Main was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by the Honorable Judge Kenneth Friedland charging Main with Second Degree Murder. Main was also charged with Burglary with battery and Attempted Second Degree Murder Read More

NR 20-21 Update Reference Deputy Involved Shooting

November 16, 2020 - 4:08 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is updating the Deputy Involved Shooting incident that occurred in the city of Cocoa on Friday, November 13, 2020. The incident occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. in the area of Stetson Drive and Ivy Drive in Cocoa. Deputies were investigating an earlier incident in which a vehicle fled from an Read More

Edwards Investigative File

November 13, 2020 - 12:30 pm Author: Category:

  Report to State Attorney’s Office-Redacted Cover Letter to SAO Phil Archer Investigation Report Autopsy Report Case Report + Wagner Proffer West Melbourne PD Incident Report Brevard County Fire Rescue Run Sheet BCSO Jail Incident Reports + Walmart Photos Edwards Medical Records 2017 Battery Charge Medical Journal Articles BCSO Training Picture of Mask; Picture of Read More

NR 20-20 Email Seeks to Intimidate Voters

October 20, 2020 - 9:04 pm Author: Category:

Late this afternoon, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office was made aware by our Supervisor of Elections of an email that was distributed to citizens who appear to be registered with the Democratic Party. The email message appears to be an attempt to influence the recipients into changing their party affiliation and voting Republican. Upon learning Read More

NR 20-19 Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest of Fugitives

October 2, 2020 - 3:41 pm Author: Category:

A cooperative investigation between the Indian Harbour Beach Police Department, Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Economic Task Force and Fugitive Units has led to the arrest of two fugitives. Leandro Javier Obenauer was arrested by the Fugitive Unit yesterday on warrants for the charges of Scheme to Defraud-Swindle and Violation of Probation for Racketeering and Theft Read More

NR 20-18 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Inmate’s Death

September 29, 2020 - 11:15 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit is investigating the death of an inmate that occurred on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at the Brevard County Jail. At approximately 9:30 a.m., 59-year-old, Henry Lee Walker of Cocoa, was found unresponsive in his cell. Mr. Walker was received in the jail on September 27, 2020, at approximately Read More

NR 20-16 Micco Man Arrested in Shooting Death

July 31, 2020 - 5:48 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 68-year-old, Leonard Crosta in connection with a shooting death that occurred on Sunday, July 26, 2020 in Micco. Crosta was arrested earlier today after a warrant was issued by the Honorable Judge Nancy Maloney, charging him with Second Degree Murder with a Firearm. Crosta was transported to the Read More

NR 20-14 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

July 6, 2020 - 8:11 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred in the area of San Sebastian Way, Rockledge, after a citizen reported finding an adult male deceased inside a vehicle. The investigation began July 4, 2020, at approximately 7:00 p.m. after the Sheriff’s Office was advised of the discovery. To date, the preliminary Read More

NR 20-13 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Infant Near Drowning

July 6, 2020 - 8:10 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drowning incident that occurred in Grant. The investigation began June 27, 2020, at approximately 9:50 a.m. when a 911 emergency telephone call was received from a residence on Gardenwood Circle in Grant, advising that a one-year-old infant was found unresponsive in the residence pool. Deputies responded and Read More

NR 20-12 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

June 19, 2020 - 3:09 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred early this morning in unincorporated Cocoa. The investigation began June 19, 2020, at approximately 1:38 a.m. when deputies responded to a residence on Ackley Road in unincorporated Cocoa reference a male who had been shot. Upon arrival deputies found a male inside the Read More

NR 20-11 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Merritt Island Death Investigation

June 18, 2020 - 8:03 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred yesterday evening in Merritt Island during an alleged dispute over a gambling debt. The investigation began June 17, 2020, at approximately 6:55 p.m., when an emergency 911 call was received advising that a shooting had occurred at the Courtenay Palms Apartments. Deputies responded Read More