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Flagler K-9 Deputy Puts The Bite On Suspect

Bunnell, FL – A call from a woman yesterday (May 3) afternoon concerned about her friend, 32-year-old Steven Janvrin, leads to police finding him and arresting him. Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the woman’s call. She reported that Janvrin was driving around making suicidal statements, telling her that he had a gun. FCSO already knew Janvrin as he is ... Read More »

Family Finds Human Remains Near Volusia Mall

Daytona Beach, FL – Daytona Beach Police are investigating human remains found by a family yesterday (May 3) evening near the Cheddar’s Restaurant at the Volusia Mall. DBPD officers were dispatched to the area at about 6:43 p.m. Upon arrival, they got in contact with the mother of the family, 33-year-old Alexis Tomquist. She told officers that there was a ... Read More »

Boaters Rescued By Coast Guard Off Ponce Inlet

(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Armando Rodriguez) Ponce Inlet, FL – Three boaters are safe and dry after their 26-foot recreational fishing boat suffered a flash fire when they tried starting the engines about 20 miles east of Ponce Inlet. One passenger received burns. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center watch standers received a notification from ... Read More »

May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Tallahassee, FL – The month of May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The recognition is an effort to highlight the importance of improving safety and reducing motorcycle crashes. Edie Peters, Florida Department of Transportation Safety Program Manager said vehicle drivers, as well as motorcyclists, need to be more aware and drive more responsibly. Safety is the number one priority of ... Read More »

Lawmakers Pass ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Ban

Tallahassee, FL – Legislation that would give Florida one of the strictest laws in the nation against so-called sanctuary cities is headed to Gov. Ron DeSantis, giving him a chance to fulfill a key campaign promise. The governor praised the final passage of the bill Thursday by the House and Senate after emotional debate in both chambers during the final ... Read More »

Beach Safety Hosting Jr. Lifeguard Tryouts

Daytona Beach, FL – If your young one is looking to have some fun in the sun this summer, Volusia County Beach Safety might have the program for them. Starting tomorrow (May 4th), VCBS will be kicking off a series of physical tests aimed at getting kids into their Junior Lifeguard Program. According to Beach Safety, kids between nine and ... Read More »

Attempted Abduction On SR 415

New Smyrna Beach, FL – Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a suspicious person walking on SR 415 near Rasley Road just after 4:30 this morning (May 2). They found a 26-year-old woman who told them that a man had attempted to grab her and force her into his vehicle. The victim told deputies that she had ... Read More »

Serial Rapist Charged With Two Other Daytona Cases

Markeith Martin(Volusia County Jail) Daytona Beach, FL – Police successfully tie a serial rapist to three total cases around the Daytona Beach area. Last week, Daytona Beach police announced the arrest of 44-year-old Markeith Martin in connection to an August 2018 rape case. During that announcement, Daytona Beach Police Chief Craig Capri mentioned that Martin could be linked to other ... Read More »

HOA Member Fires Gun After Argument Over Pool Rules

Richard Marcelle(Volusia County Jail) Ormond Beach, FL – A member of a neighborhood’s Home Owner’s Association faces charges after firing a gun to get three victims away from a pool. That’s according to Ormond Beach police in regards to 66-year-old Richard Marcelle and what happened at a community pool in the Village subdivision. Last week (April 23rd), police say a ... Read More »