News Releases

NR 18-34 Argument Leads To Attempted Murder Arrest

October 8, 2018 - 11:43 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 37-year-old John Wolverton charging him with DUI, DUI with Serious Injury and Attempted Murder. Wolverton, who is homeless, and a registered Sex Offender, is currently incarcerated in the Brevard County Jail on a No Bond status. The investigation began shortly before midnight on October 7, 2018, when deputies Read More

NR 18-33 Cocoa Man Charged in Woman’s Death

October 5, 2018 - 12:39 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 21-year-old Jacob Hall of unincorporated Cocoa for the death of 22-year-old Michelle Turner. Hall was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Manslaughter. He was taken to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a $40,000 bond.  The investigation Read More

NR 18-32  Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation 

October 1, 2018 - 3:51 pm Author: Category:

 The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a disturbance that ended in the death of one of the male subjects. Deputies responded to 2456 Elsie Circle, unincorporated Cocoa, Sunday evening at approximately 6:57 p.m., after receiving an emergency 911 call. The decedent is identified as 26-year-old, Edilsar Calderon of Cocoa.  The investigation to date has Read More

NR 18-31 Update Reference Death Investigation

September 27, 2018 - 4:04 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the decedent who was discovered in the water southeast of the Pineda Causeway. The victim is identified as 23-year-old, John Romer of West Melbourne. The investigation began shortly before 9:00 a.m., Wednesday morning, September 26, 2018, when the Sheriff’s Office was notified of possible human remains. Deputies responded Read More

NR 18-30 Sheriff Ivey To Join Approximately 50 Other Sheriffs In Washington DC In Call For Action On Immigration Reform

September 5, 2018 - 4:01 pm Author: Category:

On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey will be in Washington DC to meet with White House officials on illegal immigration matters, and to urge Congress to act on pending legislation that will increase border security for our great nation.  Sheriff Ivey and approximately 50 other Sheriffs from across the country have Read More

NR 18-29 Palm Bay Man Arrested in Merritt Island Shooting

July 12, 2018 - 2:21 pm Author: Category:

Agents with GAMEOVER Task Force have arrested 27-year-old, Antonio Scott of Palm Bay for a shooting that occurred on July 10, 2018, in Merritt Island. Scott was charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. Scott is currently being held at the Brevard County Read More

NR 18-28 Mims Death Investigation

July 12, 2018 - 2:18 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim who was discovered deceased in a burning vehicle in Mims. The victim is identified as 38-year-old, Tony Shaniel Butler of Titusville.  The investigation began shortly after 3:00 p. m., Monday afternoon, July 9, 2018, when the Sheriff’s Office received a 911 emergency call advising that a Read More

NR 18-27 Brevard Public School SRDs/SRO/Specialist Program – Status Update

July 5, 2018 - 4:15 pm Author: Category:

The following information is provided to clarify and update Brevard County School Security operations: The Sheriff’s Office and all municipal law enforcement agencies are working closely with Superintendent Mullins to assist the District with their Marjory Stoneman Public Safety Act mandates. Effective the 1st day of school, August 10, 2018, there will be 57 SRDs Read More

NR 18-26 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Cocoa Shooting

June 27, 2018 - 2:12 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office West Precinct General Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting incident that occurred June 26, 2018, in the 200 block of Grace Avenue in unincorporated Cocoa. Deputies responded to the area at approximately 7:19 p.m. after receiving a call stating that a person had been shot. The investigation thus far has Read More

NR 18-25 Cocoa Man Arrested In Accidental Shooting

June 11, 2018 - 11:37 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 21-year-old, Justin Trayshod Weaver of Cocoa, in yesterday’s shooting incident that injured a 9-year-old, Brevard County child. Weaver was arrested last night and charged with Culpable Negligence Inflicting Harm, Culpable Negligence Exposure to Harm (5 Counts), Discharging a Firearm in Public, and Possession of Marijuana. He is currently Read More

NR 18-24 Update Reference Deputy Involved Shooting

May 9, 2018 - 8:08 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is updating the Officer Involved Shooting incident from May 3, 2018.  The incident took place on May 3, 2018 at approximately 4:43 a.m. when the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Hartman Lane, Mims after a 911 emergency call was received from a female advising that her Read More

NR 18-23 Sheriff’s Office Investigation Dismantles Drug Organization

May 8, 2018 - 4:57 pm Author: Category:

An investigation into a Brevard County drug organization is culminating today with the arrests of 21 individuals. Sheriff’s Agents with the Special Investigations Unit conducted the investigation that focused on an organization that was led by 32-year-old, Larrico Smith of 970 Cayuga Avenue NE, Palm Bay. The persons within the organization were involved in the Read More

NR 18-21 Corrections Deputies Arrested For Driving Under The Influence

May 1, 2018 - 1:18 pm Author: Category:

Three Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputies have been the subjects of recent arrests in separate and unrelated incidents for driving under the influence. Corrections Deputy Brittany Rowland was arrested by the Titusville Police Department on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 4:02 a.m. Corrections Corporal William Dampman was arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol on Read More