Local News for Vero Beach, Florida

02/21/2020

Officials warn of high surf conditions this weekend

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – Strong winds and rough seas will make it dangerous to get in the water on county beaches this weekend ahead of the upcoming cold front, lifeguards said. In addition to the dangerous, pounding surf, weekenders hitting the sand could encounter everything from rip currents to jellyfish-like sea creatures with toxic tentacles. READ MORE.
02/21/2020

Water Aerobics

Event date: March 6, 2020 Event Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AMLocation: Vero Beach, FL 32961Description:All participants of Water Aerobics are required to have a facility use card to participate in classes. Facility use cards can be purchased at the front desk. Read the article on covb.org READ MORE.
02/20/2020

School District begins search for lower-cost legal services

An effort to reduce school district legal expenses and likely replace longtime outside counsel Suzanne D’Agresta – one of the highest-paid school attorneys in the state – got underway last week. At its Feb. 11 work session, the School Board directed administrators to immediately seek letters of interest from qualified attorneys who might be willing READ MORE.
02/20/2020

Crime Blotter: Feb. 19

Felony arrests and booking reports: Feb. 19 Luis Manuel Martinez Rojas, 30, 157 Maple St., Vero Beach; Arrest Location: 4055 41st Ave., Vero Beach; Arresting Agency: Indian River County Sheriff’s Office; Status: Held for Immigration and Customs Enforcement; Charge(s): Felony Flee/elude, Misdemeanor Resist arrest without violence, and Misdemeanor Driving without valid license. Andrew Scott Cook, READ MORE.
02/20/2020

Vero Beach police seeking 2 suspects in theft

The Vero Beach Police Department is calling on the public to help locate two suspects in an ongoing theft case. Authorities have identified the suspects as Matthew Okley Hylton, 42, and Angela Maria Briguglio, 45, both of whom are believed to be homeless. The department said the pair frequents the Indian River Mall area. Hylton READ MORE.