News Releases

NR 21-29 Update – Death Investigation

June 11, 2021 - 3:03 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the male who was found deceased Tuesday evening in the Banana River, east of Morningside Drive in Merritt Island.  The decedent is 62-year-old, Trevor Morrison of Longwood, Florida. The investigation began when deputies responded to the area after a boater found the body of a male floating in Read More

NR 21-28 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

June 8, 2021 - 8:01 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation in reference to a body that was discovered in the Banana River, east of Morningside Drive in Merritt Island, by a boater at approximately 5:30 p.m. Agents from the Homicide and Crime Scene Units are currently in the process of conducting interviews and collecting evidence Read More

NR 21-27 Fourth Suspect in Hall Road Homicide Arrested

May 24, 2021 - 9:01 am Author: Category:

A fourth suspect has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a home invasion robbery that led to the death of 25-year-old Matthew Nicol of Merritt Island.  25-year-old Cory Cabaniss of Cocoa was arrested by the U.S. Marshal’s Service Task Force, which the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is a participating member, after an arrest warrant Read More

NR 21-26 Investigative Update-Suspect Arrested in Homicide of Merritt Island Woman

May 20, 2021 - 11:09 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 39-year-old Philip Keller of Merritt Island for the homicide of Alicia Campitelli that occurred on May 15, 2021.  Keller was arrested after an arrest warrant was signed by the Honorable Christina Serrano charging Keller with First Degree Premeditated Murder, Grand Theft, Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card and Read More

NR 21-25 Juvenile Charged in Funeral Service Shooting

May 18, 2021 - 7:48 pm Author: Category:

16-year-old Jonterich Lemar Smith of Cocoa, has been formerly charged with Carrying a Concealed Firearm and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Person under 18 in connection with the November 28, 2020, shooting incident that occurred at the funeral service of Sincere Pierce.  Smith was formerly served with those charges while appearing in juvenile Read More

NR 21-24 Investigative Update – Death Investigation

May 17, 2021 - 12:23 pm Author: Category:

INVESTIGATIVE UPDATE – DECEDENT IN MERRITT ISLAND DEATH INVESTIGATION IDENTIFIED The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the female who was found deceased Saturday morning, May 15, 2021, in Merritt Island. The investigation commenced when Deputies responded to an apartment on Schoolhouse Lane at approximately 11:15 a.m. Saturday after a call was received advising that Read More

NR 21-23 Death Investigation

May 15, 2021 - 1:13 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting a death investigation in the area of Schoolhouse Street and Houston Lane in Merritt Island.  Homicide Agents and Crime Scene Investigators are at the scene conducting interviews and collecting evidence to determine the circumstances surrounding the death.   An update will be provided as more information becomes available. Read More

NR 21-22 Additional Arrests Made in Hall Road Homicide

May 7, 2021 - 5:05 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two additional suspects for their involvement in a home invasion robbery that led to the death of 25-year-old Matthew Nicol of Merritt Island. 29-year-old, Brian Vogel of Cocoa and 28-year-old, Chase Harrison of Rockledge were arrested after arrest warrants were issued charging each with First Degree Felony Murder, Read More

NR 21-21 Cocoa Man Arrested in Hall Road Homicide

May 6, 2021 - 12:21 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 23-year-old, David Foreman-Taylor of Cocoa, for his involvement in a home invasion robbery that led to the death of 25-year-old Matthew Nicol of Merritt Island.  Foreman-Taylor was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by the Honorable Judge Nancy Maloney charging him with First Degree Felony Murder, Armed Read More

NR 21-20 *Update- Missing Child Located*

April 25, 2021 - 3:06 pm Author: Category:

*UPDATE – CHILD LOCATED SAFE* The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing/endangered 9-year-old, Samuel Isaac Teague.  Samuel was last seen in the area of North Pinehurst Avenue & Timberlake Drive Viera, at approximately 10:00 a.m. this morning. Samuel is described as a white male, with blue eyes and blonde hair, approximately Read More