News Releases

NR 23-03 Investigative Update – Subject identified in deputy involved shooting

January 26, 2023 - 3:57 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the subject involved in the deputy involved shooting that occurred yesterday afternoon, January 25, 2023, in Melbourne Beach.  The subject is 59-year-old Kenneth Lassiter of Melbourne Beach. The incident began at approximately 12:45 p.m. when the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office attempted to serve a search warrant related to Read More

NR 23-01 Deputy Involved Shooting

January 25, 2023 - 7:23 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, at approximately 12:45 p.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office was attempting to serve a search warrant related to narcotics trafficking at a residence located on Beverly Court, Melbourne Beach. As members of the Sheriff’s Office SWAT team approached the residence and announced their presence, a female exited the residence.  Believing others were still Read More

NR 23-01 BREVARD TEACHER ARRESTED FOR TRAVELLING TO MEET A MINOR

January 22, 2023 - 9:58 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 64-year-old, Timothy Liscum of Melbourne, after he traveled to a location in Brevard County expecting to meet a minor child for the purpose of having sexual relations.   Liscum, who is a teacher at Satellite High School, was taken into custody this afternoon and charged with Use of a Read More

Civil Service Meeting Notice

January 19, 2023 - 9:28 am Author: Category:

NOTICE OF MEETING The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Civil Service Board will hold a Civil Service Board meeting. The meeting will be held on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 11:00 AM at the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office WEST PRECINCT, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Bldg E, Viera, FL. The needs of hearing or visually impaired Read More

NR 22-43 Cocoa Officer facing additional charges

December 30, 2022 - 5:20 pm Author: Category: |

On Thursday, December 29, 2022, at approximately 2:45 a.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested 39-year-old, Patrick Kelly of Viera.  Kelly, a member of the Cocoa Police Department, who was off-duty at the time, was taken into custody after barricading himself inside his residence following a domestic incident.  The victim, who was able to flee Read More

NR 22-42 Barricaded Subject in Viera taken into custody

December 29, 2022 - 12:38 pm Author: Category: |

Earlier today, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested 39-year-old, Patrick Kelly of Viera.  Kelly, a member of the Cocoa Police Department, who was off duty at the time, was taken into custody after barricading himself in his residence following a domestic incident.  An arrest warrant was issued charging Kelly with Aggravated Assault/Domestic Violence with a Read More

NR 22-41 Sheriff’s Office conducting shooting investigation

December 16, 2022 - 6:44 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon, December 16, 2022, in unincorporated Cocoa.  Deputies responded to the area of State Road 520 and Clearlake Road at approximately 2:30 p.m. in reference to a report that a person had been shot.  Upon arrival, deputies located a fifteen-year-old female who reported Read More

NR 22-40 Decedent identified in Port St John shooting

December 13, 2022 - 12:13 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is identifying the male who was shot and killed in Port St John, on Sunday, December 11, 2022.  The male is identified as 36-year-old, Brandon Turner of Cocoa. The investigation began when deputies responded to the McDonald’s located at 6857 North Highway 1, Port St John, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Read More

NR 22-39 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

December 12, 2022 - 12:14 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred last night, December 11, 2022, in Port St John.  Deputies responded to the McDonald’s located at 6857 North Highway 1, Port St John, at approximately 8:30 p.m. in reference to a report that a person had been shot.  Upon arrival, deputies located a white Read More

NR 22-38 Sheriff’s Office Sandbag locations for citizen pickup

November 7, 2022 - 4:35 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office along with the Board of County Commissioners and our Public Safety partners, continue to monitor the storm projections of Subtropical Storm Nicole. As a result of a potential impact to Brevard County, the Sheriff’s Office will be distributing sandbags (at no cost) to our citizens, at two different Brevard County Read More

NR 22-37 Sheriff’s Office conducting shooting investigation

October 11, 2022 - 10:36 am Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred last night, October 10, 2022, in Mims.  At approximately 9:00 p.m., deputies responded to Cypress Avenue in reference to a report of a shooting in the area.  Upon arrival, deputies located a 16-year-old, male victim, who had been injured in the shooting.   The victim Read More

NR 22-36 SHERIFF’S OFFICE SANDBAG LOCATIONS FOR CITIZEN PICK UP

September 23, 2022 - 8:23 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office along with the Board of County Commissioners and our Public Safety partners, continue to monitor the storm projections of Tropical Depression 9. As a result of a potential impact to Brevard County, the Sheriff’s Office will be distributing sandbags (at no cost) to our citizens, at five different locations throughout Read More

NR 22-35 Missing/Endangered Juvenile

September 9, 2022 - 5:34 pm Author: Category:

UPDATE: Christian has been located by our agency.   The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate 17-year-old, Christian Sanders, who is autistic and functions at a mental capacity of a 12-year-old.  Christian is considered a missing/endangered juvenile. Christian was last seen Thursday, September 08, 2022, at 4:00 p.m., fleeing on foot from 8000 Read More

NR 22-34 Sheriff’s Office conducting shooting investigation

September 4, 2022 - 4:03 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred last night, September 3, 2022, in unincorporated Cocoa. Deputies responded at approximately 10:00 p.m. in reference to a report that a person had been shot.  Upon arrival, deputies located an adult and two juveniles who reported being shot while riding in a vehicle in Read More

NR 22-33 Victim identified, man arrested in Barefoot Bay homicide

August 26, 2022 - 7:16 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in the homicide that occurred on Oriole Circle in Barefoot Bay during the early morning hours of August 23, 2022.  The victim is identified as 35-year-old Ashley Perala of Barefoot Bay. Homicide Agents have also arrested 41-year-old William Chambless of Barefoot Bay, after an arrest warrant Read More