News Releases

NR 20-10 Deputy Involved Shooting

May 20, 2020 - 11:27 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a Deputy involved shooting that took place this morning at 7405 Orchestra Lane, Viera, Florida. At approximately 6:40 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to an assisted living facility regarding a male who was threatening to harm himself. Upon arrival the deputies learned that the male had concealed Read More

NR 20-09 Mims Shooting

April 21, 2020 - 8:44 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred at Scottsmoor Landings Park in Mims. The investigation began today at approximately 12:30 pm, when deputies responded to a report of a female being shot. Upon the arrival of deputies, a female subject was located inside a vehicle wounded. The female was transported Read More

NR 20-08 Domestic Violence Incident Ends in Homicide

April 17, 2020 - 3:18 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 32-year-old, Julius Perry of Cocoa for shooting his wife during a domestic violence incident. Perry was charged with 2nd Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon and is currently being held at the Brevard County Jail on a No Bond status. The investigation began shortly Read More

NR 20-07 Public Access Hours to Sheriff’s Office Facilities UPDATE

April 14, 2020 - 4:10 pm Author: Category:

Update: BCSO Facilities are open to the public May 18th. The closure of all Sheriff’s Office facilities to the public has been extended through at least Friday, May 1st, unless circumstances change, with the following exceptions: (Animal Care Center, Brevard County Jail Complex, Parkway Complex, Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Port Badging Office and the Criminal Read More

NR 20-06 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Satellite Beach Death Investigation

April 7, 2020 - 9:14 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is updating an investigation resulting from a shooting incident that occurred during an alleged domestic dispute on April 5, 2020, in unincorporated Satellite Beach. The investigation began April 5, 2020, at approximately 5:15 p.m., when an emergency 911 call was received from an individual who reported they had shot a Read More

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