Author Archives for PIO

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 21-22 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

NR 21-20 Missing/Endangered Child

April 25, 2021 - 2:11 pm Author: Category:

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 4’2 tall, weighing approximately 80 Read More

NR 21-19 State Attorney Releases Investigative Findings

April 21, 2021 - 10:55 am Author: Category:

STATE ATTORNEY RELEASES FINDINGS OF DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATIONS Earlier today, the Honorable State Attorney Phil Archer of the 18th Judicial Circuit released the findings of the Deputy Involved Shooting incident that occurred in the city of Cocoa on Friday, November 13, 2020.  The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Office of the Read More

NR 21-18 Missing/Endangered Adult

April 19, 2021 - 5:36 pm Author: Category: |

MISSING/ENDANGERED ADULT The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing/endangered adult.  70-year-old, Norwood David Howard was last heard from on April 17, 2021, at approximately 2:22 a.m., when he left a voicemail on a friend’s phone. The friend attempted to make contact unsuccessfully the next day and after having not hearing from Read More

NR 21-17 *Update* – Kathleen Princess Edwards Charged with Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child

April 16, 2021 - 5:00 pm Author: Category:

*Update* – Kathleen Princess Edwards Charged with Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child On March 31, 2021, 35-year-old Kathleen Princess Edwards, formerly of Grant-Valkaria, surrendered herself to the Volusia County Jail under a $25,000.00 bond on the Brevard County charge of Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child, a First-Degree Felony, stemming from the June 27, 2020, drowning Read More

NR 21-16 Missing Juvenile

April 14, 2021 - 4:56 pm Author: Category:

 MISSING JUVENILE – MARIA IMUL Age: 16 Height: 5’2” Weight: 126lbs Eyes: Brown    (lazy eye – left) Hair: Brown w/blond highlights Clothing:  Black pants, gray sweat shirt with school logo, brown knee-high boots, and a red and black backpack.   The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the investigation of a missing juvenile who walked Read More

NR 21-15 Kathleen Princess Edwards Charged with Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child

March 31, 2021 - 1:59 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, 35-year-old Kathleen Princess Edwards, formerly of Grant-Valkaria, surrendered herself to the Volusia County Jail under a $25,000.00 bond on the Brevard County charge of Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child, a First-Degree Felony, stemming from the June 27, 2020, drowning death of her then 18-month-old son Gregory Edwards, Jr. After comprehensive independent investigations by Read More

NR 21-14 2021 BCSO Awards Ceremony

March 26, 2021 - 10:25 pm Author: Category:

BREVARD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES AGENCY AWARD RECIPIENTS The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office held their annual awards ceremony on Friday, March 26, 2021, recognizing the many achievements accomplished during 2020 by our sworn and civilian employees.  Also recognized were members of the community who had a profound impact in Brevard County during the year.  Special Read More

NR 21-13 Investigative Update: Mims Death Investigation

March 26, 2021 - 10:38 am Author: Category:

DECEDENT IDENTIFIED IN DEATH INVESTIGATION The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the male who was shot and died Thursday morning in Mims.  The decedent is 44-year-old, Alex Robinson of Titusville. The investigation commenced when Deputies responded to the scene shortly before 10:00 a.m. after a 911 call was received advising a person had been Read More

NR 21-12 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

March 25, 2021 - 2:25 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred this morning near a residence on Main Street in Mims.  Deputies responded to the scene shortly before 10:00 a.m. after a 911 call was received advising a person had been shot.  Upon arrival, deputies located a male victim who was transported to a Read More