Announcement News Releases

NR 18-06  Update Reference – Deputy Involved Shooting 

January 22, 2018 - 4:04 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the names of the deputy and decedent involved in last night’s officer involved shooting incident. The decedent is identified as 46-year-old Ronald Jay Lawson, Cocoa. The deputy is identified as Corporal David Turbeville, a 3½ year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office. The incident took place on January 21, Read More

NR 18-05  Homicide Defendant Found Dead 

January 22, 2018 - 3:54 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Palm Bay Homicide defendant, 65-year-old, Edgard Fuentes. Fuentes was found dead at the Brevard County Jail shortly after midnight Saturday, January 20, 2018. He was being held on First Degree Premeditated Murder charges stemming from an incident that occurred on Read More

NR 18-03 Deputy Involved Shooting

January 21, 2018 - 10:04 pm Author: Category:

On January 21, 2018, a Brevard County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop at approximately 6:11 p.m. in the area of Parkway Drive and US 1, Melbourne. As the deputy approached the vehicle, the driver pulled away and began travelling north on US 1. The vehicle continued on without stopping and displayed Read More

NR 18-01 Child Seriously Injured in Dog Attack

January 18, 2018 - 4:37 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the dog attack of a four-year-old child. Sheriff’s Office Animal Services responded to 1135 Rolling Rock Drive, Melbourne, after receiving a report that a child had been attacked by a mixed-breed dog. Investigation thus far has revealed that the incident took place at 1124 Rolling Read More