News Releases

NR 19-29 Traffic Advisory-4th of July

July 3, 2019 - 5:27 pm Author: Category:

The Merritt Island July 4th Parade will be held tomorrow beginning promptly at 10:00 am. The parade begins at Edgewood Jr/Sr High School exiting the school’s rear parking lot entrance/exit turning south onto Warner Way. The parade will then turn east on to East Merritt Avenue and will continue until reaching Sykes Creek Parkway. The Read More

NR 19-28 Sheriff’s Office Searching for Sex Offender Who Resisted Arrested

June 19, 2019 - 8:58 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Offender Registration and Tracking Unit is attempting to locate 36-year-old, Steve Wesley Blankenship of Cocoa, who resisted arrest earlier today and fled from agents in the area of Satellite Boulevard. Blankenship is a sexual offender who was convicted of a sexual offense in 2005 in the state of West Read More

NR 19-27 Former Sex Offender Arrested for Child Pornography

June 19, 2019 - 1:50 pm Author: Category:

A joint investigation between the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Immigration Customs Enforcement/Homeland Security Investigations has led to the arrest of 33-year-old, James Groover II. Groover was arrested on Tuesday evening, June 18, 2019, out of state, on charges of Possession of Child Pornography. He is being held on $200,000 bond awaiting extradition to Brevard Read More

*NR 19-26 Sheriff’s Office Attempting to Locate Missing/Endangered M.I. Juvenile

June 15, 2019 - 10:47 am Author: Category:

* Update–Everett has been located safe. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing/endangered juvenile. 12-year-old, Everett Gould III, was reported missing early this morning from his residence in the area of Colony Park in Merritt Island. Everett was last seen by a family friend at his residence at approximately at 4:30 p.m. Read More

NR 19-25 Elderly Man Missing from Titusville Home *

June 13, 2019 - 10:22 pm Author: Category:

* Update-Mr. Williams has been found safe. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate an endangered missing adult. 72-year-old Ronald Williams was reported missing today from his residence in the area of Carpenter Road in Titusville. Mr. Williams was last seen taking his garbage out to the street at 4:30 a.m.  Mr. Williams Read More

NR 19-24 Update Reference Deputy Involved Shooting

June 6, 2019 - 3:22 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is updating the Officer Involved Shooting incident that in unincorporated Indialantic. On June 4, 2019, at approximately 8:30 p.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance call at a residence on Avenida De La Vista. The complainant was concerned for their safety and called in reference to a Read More

NR 19-23 Deputy Involved Shooting

June 5, 2019 - 8:58 am Author: Category:

On June 4, 2019, at approximately 8:30 p.m., a Brevard County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a disturbance call at a residence on Avenida De La Vista in unincorporated Indialantic. As the deputy approached the residence he was ambushed by the suspect who was armed with a rifle. The deputy was struck multiple times, however Read More

NR 19-22 Merritt Island Shooting Investigation

June 3, 2019 - 11:44 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is identifying the persons involved in the shooting incident that occurred at the Wal-Mart located at 1500 East Merritt Island Causeway, Merritt Island, Sunday evening. The decedent is identified as 27-year-old Shawn Robbins, of Cocoa. 27-year-old Rashad Gibson of Cocoa has been identified as the person who shot Robbins. The Read More

NR 19-21 Shooting Investigation Update

May 21, 2019 - 11:58 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the decedent who was shot in a residence in unincorporated Cocoa Saturday Evening. The male is identified as 34-year-old Clint Back, who lived at the residence. The investigation began on May 19, 2019, when deputies responded to the 7000 block of Melaleuca Road at approximately 6:09 p.m. after Read More

**NR 19-20_NR 19-19 Elderly Man Missing from Cape Canaveral Home

May 15, 2019 - 8:16 pm Author: Category:

**Update:  Mr. Gordon as been found safe. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate an endangered missing adult. 84-year-old Jack Gordon was reported missing today from his residence in Cape Canaveral. His wife had contact with him via telephone at approximately 2:45 p.m. when he left the residence to meet with her at Read More

NR 19-18 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

May 15, 2019 - 8:13 pm Author: Category: | |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the decedent who was discovered in a residence in unincorporated Cocoa yesterday afternoon. The female is identified as 32-year-old Samantha Orr who lived in the residence. Arrested in connection with her death was her 32-year-old husband, Justin Orr. He was charged with 2nd Degree Murder after a warrant Read More

NR 19-16 Mims Shooting Investigation Update

April 8, 2019 - 12:39 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on East Main Street in Mims, yesterday evening that has led to the death of one of the victims. The decedent is an adult male from Titusville, who was pronounced deceased at the hospital where he was transported after the incident.  The investigation Read More

NR 19-15 Victim Identified in Titusville Homicide

March 22, 2019 - 2:42 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of the victim of yesterday’s homicide. The victim is identified as 63-year-old, Christopher Johnston of Titusville. For additional information concerning this News Release, please call PIO Tod Goodyear of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 321-501-7594.