Month: April 2018

Brevard Sheriff’s Deputies Pursue, Apprehend Armed Car Jacker After Multi-County Chase

Early Saturday afternoon our Communication Center received information from the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office that there was a Black Jaguar SUV northbound on U.S. 1, doing approximately 100 mph that had been stolen during an armed carjacking.

George Trosset’s Unique ‘Surfing Santas’ Event Will Draw 1,000 Surfers, 10,000 Fans to Brevard

In November of 2009, surfer George Trosset happened upon a Honda car ad depicting surfers wearing Santa Claus suits. Trosset loved the idea and enlisted the help of his wife, Nihla, to help him fashion a suit that from 20 feet or so would look like a Santa outfit.

Peach Belt Conference Names 8 from Florida Tech to All-Academic Teams in Track and Field

The Peach Belt Conference recently announced its men’s and women’s Track & Field All-Academic Teams and Florida Tech had seven male and five female student-athletes honored for their success in the classroom.

Melbourne, Brevard and Florida Forest Service Units Fighting Brush Blaze Near John Rodes Boulevard

Melbourne Fire Rescue, assisted by Brevard County Fire Rescue and Florida Forest Service, are at the scene of a brush fire on Saturday near John Rodes Boulevard in Melbourne. According to fire officials, the blaze is not a threat to property as of 6 p.m. Currently, there is no report as to how the fire may have started.