News Releases

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

NR 22-32 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

August 23, 2022 - 12:32 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred early this morning at a residence on Oriole Circle in Barefoot Bay.   Deputies responded at approximately 1:00 a.m. this morning in reference to a person found deceased in the home. Initial investigation led agents to believe that the circumstances surrounding the death were Read More

NR 22-31 Victim identified, arrest made in Mims homicide

August 23, 2022 - 11:33 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in yesterday’s homicide that occurred on Cypress Avenue in Mims.  The victim is identified as 21-year-old Tommy Leon Brothers of Mims. Homicide Agents have also arrested 27-year-old Corey Ward of Titusville, after an arrest warrant was issued charging him with First Degree Murder and Robbery with Read More

NR 22-30 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

August 22, 2022 - 8:24 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred this evening on Cypress Avenue in Mims.   Deputies responded at approximately 6:00 p.m. after the Sheriff’s Office was advised that a person had been shot.  Upon arrival, deputies located a male victim who was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  Read More

NR 22-29 Sebastian man arrested for bank robbery

July 20, 2022 - 4:37 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 34-year-old, Bernard Rogers Jr. of Sebastian, Florida, for the robbery of the TD Bank, located at 4155 North Wickham Road, Melbourne, that occurred this morning.  Rogers was arrested in the area of State Road 520 and US 1 in Cocoa, after a felony traffic stop was conducted on Read More

NR 22-28 Sheriff’s Office investigating death of infant

July 10, 2022 - 1:04 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a six-month old infant that was found unresponsive yesterday evening, July 9, 2022, at a residence located on Yarber Avenue in unincorporated Cocoa. The investigation began after deputies responded to the residence after the mother called the Communications Center advising that her baby was not Read More

NR 22-27 Victim identified; Man arrested in Cocoa homicide

June 28, 2022 - 1:42 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in yesterday’s homicide that occurred on West Ridgewood Drive in unincorporated Cocoa.  The victim is identified as 75-year-old Juan Nunez of Cocoa. Homicide Agents have also arrested 37-year-old Juan Ortiz of Cocoa, after an arrest warrant was issued charging him with Second Degree Murder and Tampering with Evidence.  Read More

NR 22-26 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

June 27, 2022 - 3:45 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred this morning at a residence on South Ridgewood Drive in unincorporated Cocoa.   Deputies responded to the area at approximately 11:00 a.m., after the Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a resident who advised a male stated he had killed someone.  The caller advised the Read More

NR 22-25 Deceased suspect identified in Deputy involved shooting

June 26, 2022 - 1:42 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the kidnapping suspect who was fatally shot Saturday evening, June 25, 2022, in Grant.  The male is 42-year-old Curtis Kimbrough of Cocoa Beach.  Kimbrough had a lengthy felony record and was most recently released from the Florida Department of Corrections after serving a five year sentence for Trafficking Read More

NR 22-24 Sheriff’s Office investigating Deputy involved shooting

June 26, 2022 - 2:05 am Author: Category:

On June 25, 2022, at approximately 8:00 p.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office advising they were in pursuit of a suspect vehicle with a possible hostage from a kidnapping incident that occurred in Osceola County where the victim was shot.   The pursuit continued through the southern Read More

NR 22-23 Elderly couple identified in death investigation

June 16, 2022 - 12:03 pm Author: Category: | |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the couple who were found deceased yesterday afternoon in unincorporated Rockledge.  They are identified as 89-year-old David Horn and his wife, 84-year-old, Martha Horn. The investigation began when deputies responded to the area of Glenn Avenue in unincorporated Rockledge after a family member reported the couple missing from their Read More

NR 22-22 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

June 15, 2022 - 6:27 pm Author: Category: | |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of an elderly couple who were found deceased this afternoon in unincorporated Rockledge. The couple, who are both in their 80’s and suffered from the infirmities of aging, were reported missing at approximately 2:45 p.m. by a family member who could not locate them at their Read More