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Brevard County Jail arrest mugshots for Melbourne, Palm Bay, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, Titusville, and surrounding communities. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Mugshots are removed 90 days from the date of publication. Walter James Acord White/Male ...
A spokesperson with Brevard County Fire Rescue(BCFR) says that a BCFR special ops team used a tower truck to hoist the worker out of the structure with a crane. The structure was under construction at the time. The status of the worker is not yet known. The incident happened around 5 p.m.. Stay Tuned ...

ABOVE VIDEO: March with us. When you join March for Babies you stand with thousands of people across the country who share your commitment to building a brighter future for us all. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA– Did you know that March of Dimes is inspired by all babies – those that are born healthy ...
WEST MELBOURNE, Fla. - West Melbourne police are investigating the deaths of two infants at a home, investigators said. Police received the call Sunday just after noon in the 100 block of Laurel Oak Street. Related Headlines. Police: Bookkeeper embezzled $1.3M from West Melbourne manufacturer ...
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Florida Bar President-elect Michelle Suskauer was the guest speaker at the most recent Brevard County Bar Association's Professionalism Luncheon at the Rockledge Country Club. Recognizing this year's Professionalism Award recipients was the main purpose of the ...
Brevard County Commissioner John Tobia says he wants to allow county employees with concealed weapons permits to bring their guns to work — something that now is prohibited under county policy. Tobia says he plans to introduce his proposal at the County Commission's April 24 meeting. "I don't think ...

Dead seabirds are washing ashore in Brevard County, and no one knows why. The northern gannet lives primarily at sea. Tracy Frampton of the Florida Wildlife Hospital says nearly 100 have been brought in dead or dying since March. Seven have been released. “They really don't come to land except to ...
Perez, who also has an active warrant for an unrelated Occupied Residential Burglary was then positively identified as the suspect in the Brevard County cases, after Agents from our South Precinct General Crimes Unit interviewed a former employer of the suspect along with Detectives from the Boca Raton ...
The Indian River Lagoon at Brevard County needs the kiss of life. “The lagoon has lost 95 percent of its seagrass, it's suffered not only massive fish kills, but die-off of endangered manatees, dolphins, and pelicans,” says Harbor Branch and Florida Atlantic University marine biologist Brian Lapointe, whose ...
On behalf of the nearly 1,500 members of the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, I would like to personally thank the family members, friends and community leaders that have taken the time to join us tonight for our Annual Awards Ceremony. Your attendance and continued support for the outstanding men and ...
County commissioners decided to speed up the process of recruiting a new county attorney to replace the just-retired Scott Knox, who held the position for 24½ years. And, by speeding up, that would be not doing any recruiting at all. Instead, they voted on Tuesday to hire Deputy County Attorney Eden ...
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A 54-year-old man was arrested Thursday in the fatal shooting of a man on New Year's Day in the Mims neighborhood, the Brevard County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies were called at about 8 p.m. on Jan. 1 to a home on Quail Haven Drive near U.S. Highway 1 and Lionel Road ...
Brevard County Jail arrest mugshots for Melbourne, Palm Bay, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, Titusville, and surrounding communities. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Mugshots are removed 90 days from the date of publication. Ashley Hope Alarcon
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – On Saturday, Apr. 14 2018, Florida Tech softball will host it's Little League Day at Nancy Bottge Field for ... The Panthers welcome and encourage ALL Brevard County Little League teams to come out to enjoy a day at the field, where they can watch two ...
Ramirez is being held at the Brevard County Jail Complex on $15,000 bond. While police were still at the scene of the wrecked motorcycle, they were notified of another hit-and-run crash about 4:51 a.m. on Fountain Street near Aldrin Street, Lt. Brian Hart said. The car, a brown Kia, had struck a light pole ...
Fish kills in Brevard County are getting the attention of people on the Treasure Coast. The last time this happened was 2016, the year of the algae crisis. Lou Dessart in Vero Beach dealt with a sewage spill along Bethel Creek, now she's worried about the pictures and video surfacing of a fish kill in Brevard ...
Two men brought fentanyl, heroin and methamphetamine into the Brevard County jail parking lot while visiting a girlfriend inside and were immediately stopped outside, according to reports. Blake Woodward, 25, and Joshua Solvold, 31, both of Merritt Island, were charged with conspiracy to traffic fentanyl ...

After weeks of support, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey now wants to hold off on a controversial proposal to arm some school staffers. The sheriff said the focus on such a hot-button topic is holding up other safety improvements.
The School Board would need a 3-2 vote to green light arming school staff. The sheriff's new position came as somewhat of a surprise, although board members said Ivey had expressed his concerns to them in the past. However, just last week, the Brevard County Sheriff's Office posted a video on its official ...
VIERA, Fla. - In a surprising turn of events, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey, who has been aggressively pushing to train and arm school staff since the shooting in Parkland, now recommends the School Board table implementing a marshal program. Ivey said he is concerned that the proposal to arm ...
Roderick told Brevard County Fire Rescue he had taken cocaine earlier, according to his affidavit. Roderick was charged with driving under the influence, battery on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest without violence. He remained at the Brevard County Jail Wednesday in lieu of $7,500 bail.
Right now much of the Indian River Lagoon in Brevard County is in a brown tide state. Officials say the result of algae blooms fed by things like fertilizer. The blooms are soaking up vast amounts of oxygen in the water. It's a mix of many sunny days, and a few cloudy ones, causing the blooms to deplete the ...
ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff's Office has named 46-year-old Nestor A. Soto BCSO's Fugitive of the Week in the latest installment of “Wheel of Fugitive.” BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Sheriff's Office has named 46-year-old Nestor A. Soto BCSO's Fugitive of the Week in the latest ...
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – National Weather Service is advising Brevard County residents that strong to severe storms are moving quickly toward the east at 30 mph. The system contains coin size hail in some areas and wind gusts up to 50 mph. Locations impacted include Orlando, Palm Bay, ...
A large thunderstorm system is heading across Central Florida and toward Brevard County Tuesday afternoon. Although the storm will bring needed rain — possibly between 2 and 4 inches in some areas — it could also bring severe lightning and the potential to spark brush fires, according to National ...
Multiple crews from the Melbourne and Palm Bay Fire Departments, along with Brevard County Fire Rescue and the Florida Forestry Service, engaged the blaze. The complement included seven engines, five brush trucks, four bulldozers cutting fire breaks and a helicopter dropping water from the air.
Deputies searched for Kemper via boat and aircraft, but a charter boat captain later found Kemper's body. "Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to his family and friends as well as our appreciation to our community who offered their assistance in locating Mr. Kemper," said Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey.
Police: Brevard County man caught second time trying to meet minor for sex. By: Melonie Holt. Updated: Apr 6, 2018 - 6:52 PM. Loading. ... A 31-year-old Brevard County man is in jail accused of trying to make a date with an underage girl. Cocoa police said it's the second time this year he was caught by undercover ...
No information on the motivation for the killing or the cause of death was released by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office. Spokesman Tod Goodyear said that there had been trauma on the body that the medical examiner determined was consistent with a homicide but did not specify the type of trauma.
ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff's Office has named 52-year-old John Wayne Daniels BCSO's fugitive of the week in the latest installment of 'Wheel of Fugitive.' BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Sheriff's Office has named 52-year-old John Wayne Daniels BCSO's fugitive of the week ...
ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Fire Rescue reported they were fighting a commercial structure fire on Merritt Island early Wednesday morning. The fire broke out at the ... Brevard County Fire Rescue officials said that the fire was in a detached garage and storage building. No injuries or the extent of the ...
Brevard County School Superintendent Desmond Blackburn and Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey discussed an improved school security plan Monday following the shooting in Broward County on Feb. 14 during which 17 people were killed. Ivey compared the four-tiered plan to a bulletproof vest, saying ...
A deep rift is widening among parents and teachers in Brevard County following the sheriff's recommendation to arm select school employees. Nationwide, educators, lawmakers, parents and students are fiercely debating the notion of arming teachers. Sheriff Wayne Ivey's proposal to train and arm school ...
Brevard County Fire officials issued a warning: Use caution aka, don't pick up the pretty blue balloons on the beach. The Atlantic Portuguese man o' war, also known as the man-of-war, or floating terror, has venomous long tentacles deliver a painful sting, which on extremely rare occasions has been fatal to ...
Kids across Brevard County competed in science fairs this month. Below are the winning experiments from the Intracoastal Fair, the Mainland Fair and the South Fair. INTRACOASTAL FAIR RESULT 2018. The Brevard Intracoastal Regional Science and Engineering Fair was held at Merritt Square Mall ...
Accused killer in Cocoa hotel murder sent to Brevard County, denied bail. By: Johny ... The man accused of killing a 65-year-old Ocala man at a Cocoa motel faced a judge and was booked into the Brevard County jail. ... He was extradited from Georgia to the Brevard County jail Saturday. A judge denied ...
Brevard County Sheriff's Office Corrections Deputy Jonathan “Keith” Hardin died Friday night in an off-duty motorcycle accident in Palm Bay, according to Sheriff Wayne Ivey. The accident came just hours after a funeral service attracted more than 1,700 to honor another deputy, Kevin Stanton, a Field ...
Back-to-back measures that came before the Brevard County Commission this past week split commissioners on issues surrounding what's called "home rule." Home rule, in effect, gives counties and cities the power to approve legislation, without interference from the state government. Both discussions at ...
Many parents in Brevard County who never before paid much attention to security at their children's schools are now concerned about what safety measures are in place and are having conversations with their kids about what to do in an active shooter situation. More: What security measures do Brevard ...
TITUSVILLE, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Funeral services honoring Brevard County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Stanton, were held on Friday at New Life Christian Fellowship Church in Titusville. Afterwards, hundreds in the community gathered along a procession down Washington Avenue, before Deputy Staton ...
The driver who led deputies in a chase through two counties Friday morning has been identified. Authorities said Aaron Wilt, 32, of Orlando, led deputies on a chase from Orange County to Brevard County that ended at the intersection of State Road 50 and Interstate 95 when deputies managed to overtake ...
Stanton, an Astronaut High School graduate, worked at the Brevard County Sheriff's Office for 11 years. He received numerous commendations, commendable service awards, and a Life Saving Award during his career. A copy of the Life Saving Award was found on the passenger seat of Stanton's patrol ...
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security, along with the Brevard County Clerk of Courts began their investigation in 2015 when they noticed an increase of immigrants from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and other former Soviet countries marrying U.S. citizens in Brevard ...
With home sales prices steadily rising in Brevard County, there has been considerable discussion on the impact that has on local home values. As the Brevard County Property Appraiser, I wanted to outline the primary responsibilities of my office and also answer some questions I've received about taxes ...
Deputy Brevard County Attorney Eden Bentley has been named interim county attorney, to at least temporarily succeed Scott Knox, who is retiring on March 30. Knox has served as county attorney for 24½ years, and currently makes $180,952 a year in that position. Bentley has worked in the county ...
Medical marijuana dispensaries will be able to open in unincorporated Brevard County, starting next month, as county commissioners voted unanimously to end a moratorium on their operation. The moratorium will expire on March 9. The commission vote came after Viera residents Tom and Anita Unrath ...
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard Schools Foundation is the recipient of a specialized grant from The Boeing Company that will fund “FUSEing K-12 STEAM for Tomorrow's Innovators,” a project that emphasizes science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics academic integration along ...
A proposed Florida constitutional amendment that would reduce property taxes for some residents has Brevard County officials concerned. That's because it would have a potential $12 million impact on the county budget. The Florida Legislature last year enacted a measure that will appear on the ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced last week that the Brevard County Shore Protection Project is underway. The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. Contractors will ...
In the wake of a South Florida school shooting that left 17 dead, parents in Brevard County want to know what security measures are in place at their kids' schools. The answer is that many of the same security measures employed at the Parkland high school where a former student opened fire Wednesday ...


 

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