Announcement News Releases

NR 22-26 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

June 27, 2022 - 3:45 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred this morning at a residence on South Ridgewood Drive in unincorporated Cocoa.   Deputies responded to the area at approximately 11:00 a.m., after the Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a resident who advised a male stated he had killed someone.  The caller advised the Read More

NR 22-25 Deceased suspect identified in Deputy involved shooting

June 26, 2022 - 1:42 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the kidnapping suspect who was fatally shot Saturday evening, June 25, 2022, in Grant.  The male is 42-year-old Curtis Kimbrough of Cocoa Beach.  Kimbrough had a lengthy felony record and was most recently released from the Florida Department of Corrections after serving a five year sentence for Trafficking Read More

NR 22-24 Sheriff’s Office investigating Deputy involved shooting

June 26, 2022 - 2:05 am Author: Category:

On June 25, 2022, at approximately 8:00 p.m., the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office advising they were in pursuit of a suspect vehicle with a possible hostage from a kidnapping incident that occurred in Osceola County where the victim was shot.   The pursuit continued through the southern Read More

NR 22-23 Elderly couple identified in death investigation

June 16, 2022 - 12:03 pm Author: Category: | |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the couple who were found deceased yesterday afternoon in unincorporated Rockledge.  They are identified as 89-year-old David Horn and his wife, 84-year-old, Martha Horn. The investigation began when deputies responded to the area of Glenn Avenue in unincorporated Rockledge after a family member reported the couple missing from their Read More

NR 22-22 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

June 15, 2022 - 6:27 pm Author: Category: | |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of an elderly couple who were found deceased this afternoon in unincorporated Rockledge. The couple, who are both in their 80’s and suffered from the infirmities of aging, were reported missing at approximately 2:45 p.m. by a family member who could not locate them at their Read More

NR 22-21 Arrest made in Merritt Island homicide

June 11, 2022 - 8:49 am Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 49-year-old Cory Lyle of Melbourne for the shooting death of Joseph Hall that occurred in Merritt Island on June 9, 2022.  Lyle was arrested after an arrest warrant was issued by Judge David Silverman, charging him with First Degree Felony Murder, Armed Occupied Burglary and Grand Theft of Read More

NR 22-20 Decedent identified in death investigation

June 10, 2022 - 2:40 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the male who was the victim of a homicide Thursday evening, June 9, 2022, in Merritt Island.  The decedent is 64-year-old Joseph Hall of Merritt Island. The investigation began when deputies responded to a residence on Hunt Drive at approximately 9:00 p.m. after the Sheriff’s Office was contacted Read More

NR 22-19 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

June 9, 2022 - 11:37 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred this evening at a residence on Hunt Drive in Merritt Island.   Deputies responded at approximately 9:00 p.m. after the Sheriff’s Office was contacted by an occupant of the home who advised that there was a deceased person inside the residence.  Upon arrival, deputies Read More

NR 22-18 State Department of Corrections inmate located

June 8, 2022 - 10:35 am Author: Category: | |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has located 32-year-old, Gregory Mountcasel, who walked away from the “Bridges” Work Release Program, located at 585 Camp Road in Cocoa, at approximately 9:30 p.m. yesterday evening, after cutting off his electronic monitor. Mountcasel was taken into custody at approximately 9:00 a.m. this morning after he walked out of a Read More

NR 22-17 Deputies searching for State Department of Corrections inmate

June 7, 2022 - 11:19 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for 32-year-old, Gregory Mountcasel, who walked away from the “Bridges” Work Release Program, located at 585 Camp Road in Cocoa, at approximately 9:30 p.m. this evening after cutting off his electronic monitor. Mountcasel was serving a two-year State Department of Corrections sentence for Fleeing and Eluding and Read More

NR 22-16 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Shooting Investigation

May 29, 2022 - 1:09 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a shooting investigation that occurred at a residence on Billie Lane in Malabar yesterday evening, shortly before midnight.   Deputies originally responded to the residence at approximately 11:55 p.m., in reference to a reported disturbance. Preliminary investigation has determined that during a large open house party at the residence, Read More

NR 22-12 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Announces Agency Award Recipients

April 1, 2022 - 11:54 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office held their annual awards ceremony on Friday, April 1, 2022, 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.  Partnership Award Cindy Johnson  Patrol K-9’s have become an Read More

NR 22-11 March is Florida Bike Month

March 31, 2022 - 10:59 am Author: Category:

Brevard County residents are increasingly riding bicycles to commute, for exercise, or just for fun.  The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind everyone that, by law, bicycles on the roadway have the same rights and responsibilities as motorized vehicles; people’s choices, whether they are on two wheels or four, can affect the lives of Read More

NR 22-09 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

March 25, 2022 - 4:56 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred this afternoon at a residence on Topaz Court in Merritt Island.   Deputies responded to the residence at approximately 3:20 p.m. in reference to a disturbance.  Upon arrival, deputies located a female victim who was pronounced deceased at the scene. Agents from the Homicide Read More

NR 22-06 Sheriff’s Office conducting child drowning death investigation

February 3, 2022 - 8:44 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred January 27, 2021, at a residence on US Highway 1 in Grant.   Deputies responded to the residence at approximately 11:15 a.m. after the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing child.  Upon arrival, deputies met with the caller who advised that an Read More