News Releases

NR 22-05 Sheriff’s Office investigation dismantles major drug organization

January 19, 2022 - 8:19 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office culminated an investigation into a Major Drug Trafficking Organization operating in Brevard County. The investigation began in June of 2021 involving suspects dealing in multi-kilograms of cocaine along with other controlled substances. Arrest warrants were issued for the suspects who have been identified as sources or distributors of these dangerous Read More

NR 22-04 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

January 18, 2022 - 5:21 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred this morning at a residence on Uranus Drive in unincorporated Cocoa.   Deputies responded to the residence at approximately 9:18 a.m. after the Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Cocoa Police Department who reported they had received a 911 call advising a person had Read More

NR 22-03 Decedent identified in death investigation

January 17, 2022 - 1:17 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the male who was the victim of a shooting incident Saturday afternoon, January 15, 2022, in Mims.  The decedent is 30-year-old, Ashton Geiger of Mims. The investigation began when deputies responded to the area of Gray Lane shortly before 3:00 p.m. after a 911 call was received advising Read More

NR 22-02 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

January 15, 2022 - 5:38 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred this afternoon on Gray Lane in Mims.  Deputies responded to the scene shortly before 3:00 p.m. after a 911 call was received advising a person had been shot.  Upon arrival, deputies located a male victim who was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Deputies Read More

NR 22-01 Missing/Endangered Juvenile

January 1, 2022 - 8:48 pm Author: Category:

UPDATE: Juvenile has been located and reunited with his family. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing/endangered juvenile.  16-year-old Elijah Clark-King was last seen this morning, January 1, 2022, at approximately 10:00 a.m., when he left on foot from his residence on Indian River Drive in unincorporated Cocoa. Elijah, is 5’08” Read More

NR 21-58 Missing Endangered Adult – Silver Alert

December 28, 2021 - 7:16 pm Author: Category:

UPDATED – December 29, 2021 Mr. Velez-Rosado has been located safe and is in the process of being reunited with his family. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing/endangered adult.  73-year-old Miguel Velez-Rosado was last seen this evening, December 28, 2021, at approximately 4:30 p.m., at the Publix located at 4100 Read More

NR 21-57 Missing/Endangered Adult

December 21, 2021 - 10:53 pm Author: Category:

UPDATED – December 22, 2021 Mr. Karpf has been located safe and is in the process of being reunited with his family.   The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing/endangered adult.  89-year-old Theodore Karpf was last seen this evening, December 21, 2021, at approximately 8:00 p.m., when he left his residence Read More

NR 21-56 Sheriff’s Office participates in high visibility enforcement program to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety

December 21, 2021 - 9:43 am Author: Category:

Brevard County ranks in the top 25 counties in Florida for traffic crashes resulting in serious and fatal injuries to pedestrians and bicyclists. To help reverse this trend, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is participating in the Florida Department of Transportation High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) Program aimed at educating motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians on Florida’s Read More

NR 21-55 Corrections Deputy suspended following arrest

November 27, 2021 - 12:52 pm Author: Category:

Brevard County Sheriff’s Corrections Deputy Amony Robillard was arrested early this morning by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office after detectives with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office obtained an arrest warrant for the charges of Robbery with a Firearm, False Imprisonment and Extortion. The arrest took place following an investigation by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Read More

NR 21-54 Arrest made in Domestic Violence Incident

November 19, 2021 - 9:47 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 33-year-old, Daniel Patregnani of Clearwater, Florida, for seriously injuring a woman by intentionally striking her with his vehicle.  Patregnani was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued charging him with Attempted 1st Degree Murder.  Patregnani is currently being held in the Brevard County Jail on a No Bond Read More

NR 21-53 Update – Deputy Involved Shooting

November 15, 2021 - 5:30 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is identifying the deputies and suspect involved in the shooting incident that occurred on November 9, 2021, at Rotary Park located in Merritt Island.  The deputies are identified as Field Training Officer Christopher Anterio and K-9 Deputy David Dixon. FTO Anterio has been a member of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Read More

NR 21-52 Deputy Involved Shooting

November 10, 2021 - 9:02 am Author: Category:

On November 9, 2021, at approximately 10:40 p.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a robbery that occurred at the Sunoco gas station, located at 600 South Courtenay Parkway in Merritt Island.   The female clerk advised that a male subject wearing dark colored shorts and a dark colored hoodie, entered the store and battered Read More

NR 21-51 Sheriff’s Office Arrests Palm Bay Man for Possession of Child Pornography

November 5, 2021 - 5:54 pm Author: Category: |

An investigation conducted by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has culminated with the arrest of 62-year-old Daniel Hatcher of Palm Bay on charges of possessing multiple images of child pornography.  Hatcher was charged with 5 counts of Possession of Child Pornography after an arrest warrant was issued by Judge Kelly Ingram.  He is being held Read More

NR 21-50 Update: Melbourne Beach Death Investigation

October 2, 2021 - 1:36 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is identifying the male who was electrocuted while trimming trees at a residence in Melbourne Beach, yesterday, October 1, 2021.  The male is identified as 40-year-old, Karl Lusterman of Palm Bay. Officers responded to a residence located in the 500 block of Harland Avenue in the city limits of Melbourne Read More