Category: Brevard Crime News

Brevard Grand Jury Indicts 16-Year-Old Jaylin Christian for First Degree Premeditated Murder in Grandmother’s Slaying

A Brevard County Grand Jury indicted Jaylin Christian, 16, for First Degree Premeditated Murder in connection with the death of his grandmother, 57-year-old Muriel Emerson. The indictment charges Christian as an adult and an order formally transferring the case from the juvenile court to the circuit court was filed. Prosecutors also announced they are not seeking the death penalty in this case. […]

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WATCH: Sheriff Wayne Ivey Provides Update on Brevard Deputies’ Search and Rescue Efforts in Ft. Myers Following Hurricane Ian

WATCH: Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey provides an update on Brevard County Deputies’ search and rescue efforts in Ft. Myers following Hurricane Ian. On Sept. 29, approximately 25 members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office were requested to help fill a search and rescue mission request by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office as their area is devastated by the effects of Hurricane Ian. […]

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Titusville Man Critically Injured in Sept. 25 Crash Dies, FHP Upgrades Charges to DUI Manslaughter for Bryan Keith Holifield

The 20-year-old Titusville man who was critically injured in a Sept. 25 crash has died at Holmes Regional Medical Center, according to Florida Highway Patrol Public Affairs Officer Lt. Tara Crescenzi. Lt. Crescenzi said the charges filed against Bryan Keith Holifield, 47, of Leaksville, Alabama, have been upgraded to DUI Manslaughter, and this crash remains under investigation. The identity of the 20-year-old Titusville man has not yet been released by authorities. […]

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Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team Headed to Lee County, Devastated By Effects of Hurricane Ian

With Brevard County receiving minimal impact from Hurricane Ian and all of our citizens thankfully being safe, myself and numerous members of our team are now headed to Lee County to assist with search and rescue efforts. […]

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HURRICANE IAN UPDATE: State of Emergency Has Been Declared for Brevard County Effective at 8 a.m. Wednesday

WATCH: A State of Emergency has been declared for Brevard County effective at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in response to the pending threat of Hurricane Ian. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey gives an update on Hurricane Ian and how it will impact the community and BCSO. […]

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Brevard Sheriff’s Office Public Safety Charity Brings WWE Champion, Inspirational Speaker Marc Mero to Brevard High Schools

This past week, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Crimeline, the BCSO Public Safety Charity, and Brevard Public Schools all partnered together to bring Marc Mero and his “Champion of Choices” tour to eight of our local high schools and also a presentation to Brevard County’s First Responders. Marc is a former WWE Professional Wrestler turned inspirational speaker who shares his life’s journey with students across the country, focusing on the choices we make in our everyday lives, the value of relationships, and the true meaning of success. […]

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Melbourne Police Department Now Accepting Applications for Law Enforcement Trust Fund Donations

The Melbourne Police Department is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for Law Enforcement Trust Fund (LETF) donations beginning September 26. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 14. The Law Enforcement Trust Fund provides donations to not-for-profit organizations that promote programs addressing drug abuse education, drug treatment, drug prevention, crime prevention, or safe neighborhoods. […]

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Two-Vehicle Rollover Crash Leaves Three Seriously Injured, FHP Troopers Arrest One Driver for DUI

Florida Highway Patrol Troopers were on the scene of a two-vehicle crash in the early morning hours of Sunday near the intersection of U.S. Highway 1 and Dairy Road in Titusville. According to FHP Public Affairs Officer Lieutenant Tara Crescenzi, Troopers arrested Bryan Keith Holifield, 47, of Leaksville, Alabama, who was driving a 2004 Toyota Sequoia northbound in the southbound inside lane of U.S. Highway 1. According to FHP Public Affairs Officer Lieutenant Tara Crescenzi, Troopers arrested Bryan Keith Holifield, 47, of Leaksville, Alabama, who was driving a 2004 Toyota Sequoia northbound in the southbound inside lane of U.S. Highway 1.  […]

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Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey Delivers an Update Ton ropical Storm Ian

By now everyone is keeping a close eye on the potential track of Hurricane “Ian” and what the storm may mean to our community, as we all try to decipher the various spaghetti models that are out there. […]

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Brevard County Sandbag Distribution List Announced Amid Potential Major Hurricane Impact on Florida

By now, most of our community has started to monitor the storm system that is forming in the Atlantic with the potential to impact the state of Florida in the coming week. […]

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Melbourne Police Crisis Negotiation Unit, SWAT Team Defuse Apparent Armed Confrontation

The Melbourne Police Department SWAT team responded to 401 Poinciana Drive in reference to a man pointing a gun at the 911 caller while making threats to harm. Melbourne Police Lt. Ryan Schorert said the suspect is identified as 32-year-old Adam Williams, who was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Battery and Resisting Without Violence. […]

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Palm Bay Pastor, Owner of Tiger Claw Kung Fu Academy Arrested in Palm Bay For Having Sex With Minors

Palm Bay Police have arrested a local pastor and owner of Tiger Claw Kung Fu Academy after they received a complaint regarding a local pastor involved in unlawful sex with minors. […]

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Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Apprehends Suspects in Latest Edition of ‘Hide and Seek’

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit has apprehended the following suspects in the latest edition of “Hide and Seek.” “It’s real simple, don’t break the law in Brevard County and you won’t go to jail,” said Sheriff Wayne Ivey. […]

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Cocoa Police Detectives Seeking Carl Cleveland Berry II – Wanted for Burglary, Theft, Dealing in Stolen Property

Cocoa police detectives are seeking Carl Cleveland Berry II, who is wanted for vehicle burglary, theft, and dealing in stolen property, along with other charges. He is known to move throughout the entire county and back and forth to Orange County. If you see him or know where he is, please send us a text or email at dropadime@cocoapolice.com. You can also call the Central Florida CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). […]

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