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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

NR 18-20  Mims Man Arrested In New Year’s Day Shooting 

April 12, 2018 - 6:52 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 54-year-old, Richard Todd Blankenship of Mims, in the shooting death of Terence Irwin that occurred on January 1, 2018. Blankenship was arrested after a warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Second Degree Murder, he was transported to the Brevard County Jail Complex where he remains Read More

NR 18-19 West Melbourne Deputy Mayor Arrested For Fraud Related Crimes

March 30, 2018 - 10:06 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Task Force has culminated an investigation into the allegations of fraudulent activities with the arrest of 65-year-old John Franklin Tice of 67 Stevenson Street, West Melbourne, earlier today after an arrest warrant was issued by a judge charging him with Scheme to Defraud under $20,000.00, Communications Fraud, Depositing Read More

NR 18-18 Deputy Arrested for Child Neglect

March 8, 2018 - 4:03 pm Author: Category:

A Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested this morning along with his live-in girlfriend. Deputy Nicholas Worthy and Rachel Trexler were both charged with Child Neglect, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana under 20 grams, and Possession of Paraphernalia. Both are being detained at the Brevard County Jail on a $5,000 Bond. The arrest occurred Read More

NR 18-17 Student Arrested For Bomb Threat

March 6, 2018 - 12:44 pm Author: Category:

A 14-year-old Space Coast Jr/Sr High School student was arrested yesterday after making threats that a bomb would explode at the school. The student was charged with: False report concerning planting a bomb, an explosive, or a weapon of mass destruction, or concerning the use of firearms in a violent manner and interfering with school Read More

NR 18-16 Grand Jury Indicts Scottsmoor Homicide Suspect

February 28, 2018 - 1:46 pm Author: Category:

A Brevard County Grand Jury has indicted 35-year-old, Richard Glen Young of Titusville, charging him with 1st Degree Premeditated Murder in the homicide of 80-year-old Grady Wright. Young was taken into custody by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office yesterday evening. Young was located at the Bridges of Cocoa, a Detention Facility, where he was in Read More