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NR 22-37 Sheriff’s Office conducting shooting investigation

October 11, 2022 - 10:36 am Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred last night, October 10, 2022, in Mims.  At approximately 9:00 p.m., deputies responded to Cypress Avenue in reference to a report of a shooting in the area.  Upon arrival, deputies located a 16-year-old, male victim, who had been injured in the shooting.   The victim Read More

NR 22-34 Sheriff’s Office conducting shooting investigation

September 4, 2022 - 4:03 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred last night, September 3, 2022, in unincorporated Cocoa. Deputies responded at approximately 10:00 p.m. in reference to a report that a person had been shot.  Upon arrival, deputies located an adult and two juveniles who reported being shot while riding in a vehicle in Read More

NR 22-32 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

August 23, 2022 - 12:32 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred early this morning at a residence on Oriole Circle in Barefoot Bay.   Deputies responded at approximately 1:00 a.m. this morning in reference to a person found deceased in the home. Initial investigation led agents to believe that the circumstances surrounding the death were Read More

NR 22-31 Victim identified, arrest made in Mims homicide

August 23, 2022 - 11:33 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in yesterday’s homicide that occurred on Cypress Avenue in Mims.  The victim is identified as 21-year-old Tommy Leon Brothers of Mims. Homicide Agents have also arrested 27-year-old Corey Ward of Titusville, after an arrest warrant was issued charging him with First Degree Murder and Robbery with Read More

NR 22-30 Sheriff’s Office conducting death investigation

August 22, 2022 - 8:24 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation that occurred this evening on Cypress Avenue in Mims.   Deputies responded at approximately 6:00 p.m. after the Sheriff’s Office was advised that a person had been shot.  Upon arrival, deputies located a male victim who was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  Read More

NR 21-49 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

October 1, 2021 - 2:54 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into an electrocution that occurred in the 500 block of Harland Avenue in the city of Melbourne Beach.   Officers responded to the area at approximately 11:40 a.m. after an employee for a tree service accidentally made contact with an electric line while trimming trees behind a Read More

NR 21-45 Update – Cape Canaveral Death Investigation

September 9, 2021 - 4:47 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is identifying the male who was pronounced deceased yesterday evening after being found unresponsive in the surf near Jetty Park.  The male is identified as 69-year-old, Marvin Kumley of Oregon. The investigation thus far has determined that at approximately 5:30 p.m. yesterday, deputies responded to the beach near Jetty Park Read More

NR 21-40 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

July 18, 2021 - 2:37 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into the death of a 73-year-old, Brevard County resident that occurred earlier today at Playalinda Beach.  According to witnesses, the male was standing in the surf when he disappeared underwater without resurfacing.  The male was pulled from the water unresponsive and was transported to a local Read More

NR 21-37 Swimmer Missing off Melbourne Beach

June 27, 2021 - 9:18 pm Author: Category: | |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a search in the ocean for a missing swimmer near the 4000 block of Melbourne Beach.   The search began this evening at approximately 6:30 p.m., when it was reported that two persons were struggling in the surf, just east of Ponce de Leon Park.  Upon the arrival of Read More

NR 21-34 Investigative Update: Decedent in Submerged Vehicle Identified

June 18, 2021 - 4:45 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the deceased person that was found yesterday afternoon inside a submerged vehicle near a boat ramp at the west end of Malabar Road.  Robert Satterlee, 67-years old, from Palm Bay was discovered after a boater contacted the Sheriff’s Office stating he had struck a submerged object as he Read More

NR 21-28 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

June 8, 2021 - 8:01 pm Author: Category: |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation in reference to a body that was discovered in the Banana River, east of Morningside Drive in Merritt Island, by a boater at approximately 5:30 p.m. Agents from the Homicide and Crime Scene Units are currently in the process of conducting interviews and collecting evidence Read More

NR 19-18 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation

May 15, 2019 - 8:13 pm Author: Category: | |

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the decedent who was discovered in a residence in unincorporated Cocoa yesterday afternoon. The female is identified as 32-year-old Samantha Orr who lived in the residence. Arrested in connection with her death was her 32-year-old husband, Justin Orr. He was charged with 2nd Degree Murder after a warrant Read More

NR 19-13 Suspect in Titusville Homicide Arrested in Ormond Beach

March 22, 2019 - 7:49 am Author: Category:

Earlier this afternoon, 40-year-old, Daniel Blair of Mims was arrested in Ormond Beach. Blair is the alleged suspect in a homicide that occurred in the 1800 block of Kirby Drive, Titusville this morning. Blair was taken into custody by the Ormond Beach Police Department with the assistance of the U.S. Marshall’s Task Force after an Read More

NR 18-40 Brevard Inmate Dies After Suffering Medical Emergency at the Jail

December 12, 2018 - 9:24 am Author: Category:

A Brevard County Jail inmate has died after suffering an apparent medical event during his booking procedure on December 9, 2018. 38-year-old Gregory Edwards of Valkaria was pronounced deceased December 10, 2018 at a local hospital.  Edwards was arrested on December 9, 2018 by the West Melbourne Police Department for the charges of Battery, Violation Read More

NR 18-37 Elder Man Missing From Merritt Island Home

October 31, 2018 - 11:12 am Author: Category:

Update: Missing/Endangered Adult has been recovered.  Mr. Wall has been located in St John’s County and is in the process of being reunited with family.  The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate an endangered missing adult, 85-year-old James “Jimbo” Wall. Mr. Wall was last seen at his residence on Merritt Island on October Read More