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NR 21-11 Two Brevard School Teachers Arrested For Child Neglect And Contributing To The Delinquency Of A Minor

March 18, 2021 - 6:23 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Brevard County teachers charging them with child neglect and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Agents arrested 50-year-old, James Brand and 45-year-old Amy O’Reilly-Brand, both of Viera, after a warrant was issued by the Honorable Judge Thomas Brown, charging both subjects with Child Read More

NR 21-10 Update Reference Deputy Involved Shooting

March 15, 2021 - 4:04 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is updating the Officer Involved Shooting incident that occurred in the city of Palm Bay on March 14, 2021. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office involved deputy in the incident is identified as Corrections K-9 Deputy Tyler Smith. Corrections Deputy Smith has been a member of the Sheriff’s Office since August Read More

NR 21-09 Decedent Identified in Death Investigation

March 4, 2021 - 3:40 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the individual who was shot and died early Wednesday morning in Merritt Island. The decedent is 25-year-old Matthew Nicol of Merritt Island. The investigation thus far has determined that the death of Nicol occurred during what appears to have been an armed robbery attempt at Nicol’s residence. Deputies Read More

NR 21-08 Man Arrested for Shooting at Deputies

February 9, 2021 - 5:47 pm Author: Category:

Yesterday evening, 35-year-old Jonathan Lee Layton of Cape Canaveral was arrested for attempting to kill two Brevard County Sheriff’s deputies. Layton was arrested following his release from a local hospital after a warrant was issued by The Honorable Judge Curt Jacobus, charging Layton with Attempted 1st Degree Murder with a Firearm (2 Counts), Possession of Read More

NR 21-07 46 Sex Offenders Arrested for Registration Violations

February 5, 2021 - 5:03 pm Author: Category:

A cooperative effort between law enforcement personnel from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Melbourne Police Department, Palm Bay Police Department, Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the United States Marshals Service has led to the arrest of 46 sex offenders for felony violations of their statutory mandated registration requirements. The operation was conducted on February Read More

NR 21-06 Inmate and Former Correction Tech Arrested For Inappropriate Relationship

February 5, 2021 - 11:43 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a former Corrections Technician and a Brevard County Jail inmate for introducing illegal contraband into the jail facility. Earlier today, 28-year-old, Jaleena Dixon and 24-year-old Kqamane Brown, both of Cocoa, were arrested after a warrant was issued by the Honorable Judge Charles Crawford, charging each with Introduction of Read More

NR 21-05 Investigative Update – Deputy Involved Shooting

February 1, 2021 - 8:46 am Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is identifying the deputies and suspect involved in yesterday’s deputy involved shooting incident that occurred in Cape Canaveral.  The deputies are identified as Corporal Linda McLaughlin and Field Training Officer Kelly Kennedy. Corporal McLaughlin has been a member of the Sheriff’s Office since October 2010. She has served as a Read More

NR 21-04 Deputy Involved Shooting

February 1, 2021 - 8:17 am Author: Category:

On January 31, 2021, at approximately 3:35 a.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a female advising a suspicious person was outside of her residence located on Grant Avenue, Cape Canaveral. Deputies responded and did not locate anyone and cleared the scene. At approximately 3:48 a.m. in the area of Ridgewood and Hayes Avenue, Read More

NR 21-03 Decedent Identified in Death Investigation

January 27, 2021 - 11:41 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the male who was shot and died early Tuesday morning in Merritt Island. The decedent is 32-year-old, Joshua Dodge of Merritt Island. The investigation thus far has determined that Dodge went to a residence on Barcelona Boulevard Monday afternoon allegedly seeking items the residents had in an estate Read More

NR 21-02 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

January 26, 2021 - 11:39 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early this morning at a residence on Barcelona Boulevard, Merritt Island. All parties involved in the incident are accounted for and there is no threat to the community. Agents from the Homicide and Crime Scene Units are currently in the process of interviewing Read More

NR 21-01 Man Arrested in Death of his Mother

January 24, 2021 - 3:28 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 33-year-old, Scott Alan Main of Titusville, for causing the death of 63-year-old, Cheryl Robertson. Main was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by the Honorable Judge Kenneth Friedland charging Main with Second Degree Murder. Main was also charged with Burglary with battery and Attempted Second Degree Murder Read More

NR 20-21 Update Reference Deputy Involved Shooting

November 16, 2020 - 4:08 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is updating the Deputy Involved Shooting incident that occurred in the city of Cocoa on Friday, November 13, 2020. The incident occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. in the area of Stetson Drive and Ivy Drive in Cocoa. Deputies were investigating an earlier incident in which a vehicle fled from an Read More

Edwards Investigative File

November 13, 2020 - 12:30 pm Author: Category:

  Report to State Attorney’s Office-Redacted Cover Letter to SAO Phil Archer Investigation Report Autopsy Report Case Report + Wagner Proffer West Melbourne PD Incident Report Brevard County Fire Rescue Run Sheet BCSO Jail Incident Reports + Walmart Photos Edwards Medical Records 2017 Battery Charge Medical Journal Articles BCSO Training Picture of Mask; Picture of Read More

NR 20-20 Email Seeks to Intimidate Voters

October 20, 2020 - 9:04 pm Author: Category:

Late this afternoon, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office was made aware by our Supervisor of Elections of an email that was distributed to citizens who appear to be registered with the Democratic Party. The email message appears to be an attempt to influence the recipients into changing their party affiliation and voting Republican. Upon learning Read More