News Releases

NR 20-05 Public Access Hours to Sheriff’s Office Facilities

March 20, 2020 - 9:10 pm Author: Category:

Beginning at 5:00 p.m. today, Friday, March 20, all Sheriff’s Office facilities, (*Exceptions: Animal Care Center, Brevard County Jail Complex, Parkway Complex, Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Port Badging Office and the Criminal Investigative Services Sex Offender/Predator Lobby) will be closed to the public for the health and safety of county residents and County employees during Read More

Investigative Update-Merritt Island Deputy Involved Shooting

March 3, 2020 - 2:21 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is identifying the deputy involved in yesterday’s Merritt Island deputy involved shooting incident. The deputy is identified as Sergeant Chris Ferrante. Sergeant Ferrante has been a member of the Sheriff’s Office since November 2000. He has served as a deputy and corporal in our road patrol, Traffic Unit and the Read More

NR 20-03 Merritt Island Woman Missing

February 14, 2020 - 5:13 pm Author: Category:

**Update: Ms Dodd has been found safe. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate an endangered missing adult. 71-year-old Luann Dodd was reported missing today. According to her husband, Luann left a Merritt Island residence in her vehicle on February 13, 2020, at approximately 1:30 p.m. On February 14, 2020, Mr. Dodd observed Read More

NR 20-02 Sheriff’s Office Receives Program to Address Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

February 6, 2020 - 2:34 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the City of Cape Canaveral has received the “High Visibility Enforcement” program. Funded by the Florida Department of Transportation and the University of North Florida, the program will provide resources to address pedestrian and bicycle safety efforts in the City of Cape Canaveral and unincorporated Avon by Read More

Public Meeting Notice

January 22, 2020 - 10:27 am Author: Category:

Pursuant to section 286.011, Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given that the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Central Logistics Unit-Purchasing Division will be holding an Evaluation Team meeting regarding proposals received for Request for Proposal 2020-15 Animal Shelter Software.  The meeting will convene on Monday, January 27, 2019 @ 9:30 AM at the Brevard County Sheriff’s Read More

NR 20-01 Deputy Involved Shooting

January 11, 2020 - 7:47 am Author: Category:

On January 10, 2020, a Brevard County Sheriff’s Office deputy observed a vehicle matching the description of a known stolen vehicle in the parking lot of the Sav-a-Lot Foods located at 1208 Dixon Boulevard, Cocoa. The deputy approached the vehicle to further investigate, at which time the driver of the vehicle allegedly accelerated driving the Read More

NR 19-45 Camberly Street Shooting Arrest

December 20, 2019 - 1:37 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 26-year-old Daniel Diemer of Port St John for the shooting death of his 45-year-old, brother-in-law, Kyle Alfred Zepeda III. Diemer was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Second Degree Murder. He was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is Read More

NR 19-44 Merritt Island Homicide Arrest

December 20, 2019 - 12:56 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 22-year-old Da’rius Christian of Merritt Island for the death of his 19-year-old, half-sister, J’Meisha Gant. Christian was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with First Degree Murder. He was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a No Read More

NR 19-43 UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Investigation Cocoa Shooting Investigation

December 6, 2019 - 12:43 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the suspect shot and killed during an attempted home invasion on December 4, 2019 in unincorporated Cocoa. The decedent is identified as 27-year-old, Antonio Wallace of Cocoa. The investigation began December 4, 2019, shortly after noon, when a 911 call was received from an individual who reported they Read More

NR 19-42 Sheriff’s Office Investigation Cocoa Shooting

December 4, 2019 - 3:45 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident on Brophy Boulevard in unincorporated Cocoa that has resulted in the death of one person. The investigation began today shortly after noon, when a 911 call was received from an individual who reported they shot a person attempting to burglarize the residence he was at. Read More

NR 19-41 Elderly Man Missing from Cocoa Home

December 3, 2019 - 4:23 am Author: Category:

UPDATE: Mr. Johnson has been found safe and reunited with his family. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate an endangered missing adult. 82-year-old Marvin Johnson was reported missing today from his residence in the area of South Denton Circle in Cocoa. Mr. Johnson was last seen at the residence between 7:00 and Read More

NR 19-40 Arrest Made In Overnight Shooting Investigation

November 20, 2019 - 12:30 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 20-year-old Kalab Bradford of Cocoa in the shooting death of 34-year-old Mark Hurst. Bradford was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with 2nd Degree Murder. He was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a No Bond Read More

NR 19-39 Fort Pierce Man Arrested for Manslaughter

November 11, 2019 - 12:22 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 21-year-old, Nathan Marquise Hamilton of Fort Pierce for his involvement in the death of 51-year-old, Jonathan Montgomery, who was discovered early Friday morning at a residence on Sand Pine Road in unincorporated Indialantic. Hamilton was charged with Manslaughter and is currently being held in the Brevard County Jail Read More