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  1. POP Raid 1118 Live Oak Avenue 21-06741 488 x 450

    Five Arrested For Drug Trafficking Following POP Unit Raid

    Five Daytona Beach residents now face felony drug trafficking charges after officers executed a search warrant yesterday afternoon (April 13, 2021) at a home near Tuscawilla Park. Read on...
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    Local Professor & Pastor Arrested For Having Child Porn

    UPDATE: Detectives with our Advanced Technology & Cyber Crimes (ATCC) Unit filed 13 additional felony charges against John Griffin, all for electronic transmission of child pornography. Read on...
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    Teenage Skateboarder Passes Away After Struck By Van

    A Daytona Beach teenager who was seriously hurt after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his skateboard has passed away from his injuries. Read on...
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    One Dead & One Hurt After Both Were Struck By Vehicle

    We're investigating a fatal traffic incident where two women were struck by a vehicle as they attempted to cross State Road A1A on foot. Read on...
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    First Degree Murder Charge (Anthony Adum)

    A 38-year-old man has been charged with and arrested on first degree murder charges after he used his vehicle as a weapon. Read on...
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    Motorcyclist Involved In School Bus Crash Passes Away

    A 29-year-old Daytona Beach man has lost his life after he was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a Volusia County school bus. Read on...
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    Daytona Woman Dies Following Motorcycle Crash

    A 53-year-old Daytona Beach woman has lost her life after she was injured during a single-motorcycle crash on the final Saturday of Bike Week 2021. Read on...
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    Over 40 Dogs Seized In Dogfighting Bust

    Three Daytona Beach residents are arrested for running a dogfighting ring. Read on...
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    Motorcycle Rider Dies Following U.S. 92 Crash

    A 39-year-old New Hampshire woman loses her life after she was knocked off the back of the motorcycle she was riding on following an early-morning rear-end collision on International Speedway Boulevard. Read on...
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    Ormond Man Dies After Vehicle Sinks Inside Pond

    A 68-year-old Ormond Beach man passes away from injuries sustained after the vehicle he was driving went into a pond, leaving him trapped inside. Read on...
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    Titusville Man Killed In Traffic Crash

    A 68-year-old Titusville man has lost his life from injuries sustained during a traffic accident last night (March 11, 2021) in Daytona Beach. Read on...
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    Driver Dead After Colliding With DBFD Truck

    An Ormond Beach woman is dead and five City of Daytona Beach fire fighters were hurt following a traffic crash near Halifax Health Medical Center on the first Saturday of Bike Week 2021. Read on...
  13. POP raid 19 Goodall Ave 21-03415 488 x 450

    Man Arrested Following POP Raid On Beachside House

    POP Unit officers have made an arrest after finding drugs inside of a beachside home which was being illegally marketed as a short-term rental. Read on...
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    Five Arrested In POP Unit Raid At U.S. 1 Motel

    Five people are facing numerous charges after we investigated a weapons complaint at a motel, finding a handgun and five different kinds of illegal drugs. Read on...
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    Statement On Threat At Daytona State

    We wanted to let you know about an incident which took place this morning (February 16, 2021) at Daytona State College. Read on...
  16. THI scene ISB Clyde 21-02414 488 x 450

    Driver Killed In Three-Vehicle Crash On ISB

    A 57-year-old Port Orange woman passed away from her injuries following a multi-vehicle crash on International Speedway Boulevard (ISB) / U.S. 92. Read on...
  17. POP SWAT raid 612 Ribault Avenue 21-01563 488 x 450

    Four Arrested In Nuisance Property Raid

    Arrests are made following an early-morning raid on a beachside property which has been the source of numerous drug-related complaints. Read on...
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    Over 60 People Charged In Operation Pay Dirt

    A proactive effort by federal and local law enforcement to curb illegal drug and gun sales in Daytona Beach wraps up with over 60 people facing charges. Read on...
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    Woman Struck & Killed By Vehicle On U.S. 1

    We're investigating after a 35-year-old Port Orange woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to cross U.S. 1 on foot. Read on...
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    Suspect Shot By Officers Investigating Domestic Disturbance

    A 25-year-old man has passed away after he was shot by officers while they were investigating a domestic disturbance complaint. Read on...
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    Three Arrested Following Raid On Nuisance Property

    For the second time this month, the Problem Oriented Policing Unit makes arrests following a raid on a motel which has become a haven for drug dealers and users. Read on...
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    Seven Arrested Following Raid On Nuisance Property

    We've arrested seven people following an early-morning raid at a beachside motel which was a haven for drug users and criminals. Read on...
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    South Daytona Man Arrested For Shooting Ex-Girlfriend

    A South Daytona man faces numerous felony charges after a dispute between him and an ex-girlfriend ends with her shot in one of her legs. Read on...
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    Woman Passes Away From Injuries Sustained In Accident

    A 75-year-old Ormond By The Sea woman passes away from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on Clyde Morris Boulevard last Friday (November 13, 2020). Read on...
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    Ten Sex Offenders Arrested In Operation Safe Treats

    The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) took ten sex offenders into custody today (October 30, 2020), wrapping up a month-long operation aimed at protecting all our residents and visitors during Halloween. Read on...
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    Arizona Man Arrested For Kidnapping Teenage Girl

    A 41-year-old man is now in custody after he picked up a teenager from her Daytona Beach school with her consent and tried to fly her to his home in Arizona. Read on...
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    $10,000 Reward Now Available In Cold Case Murder

    We're now offering a $10,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest and conviction in the murder of an 18-year-old Daytona Beach woman over a decade ago. Read on...
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    DBPD Searching For Jury Duty Fraud Suspects

    We're asking for the public’s help to find the suspects who are using the name of a high-ranking member of the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office to swindle people out of money. Read on...
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    South Daytona Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

    A 48-year-old man has passed away from injuries sustained in a traffic accident early yesterday morning (October 9, 2020). Read on...
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    Man Found Shot Dead Inside Vehicle

    We're conducting a murder investigation after a man was found dead in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Mason Avenue. Read on...
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    Man Arrested In City Island Library Employee Attack

    A 55-year-old New Smyrna Beach resident is facing a felony charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after he attacked a Volusia County library employee with a pair of scissors. Read on...
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    Woman Run Over & Killed On U.S. 1

    The Daytona Beach Police Department is actively investigating a fatal accident last night (September 14, 2020) involving an elderly female pedestrian. Read on...
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    Motorcyclist Killed Following Collision With Van

    We're actively investigating a fatal accident this afternoon (September 4, 2020) near Mainland High School involving a 24-year-old Ormond Beach motorcyclist. Read on...
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    Barge Arrives To Remove Abandoned Boats On Halifax River

    The Daytona Beach Police Department is overseeing the removal of various marine vessels in the Halifax River/Intracoastal Waterway, some of which have been left abandoned for years by their owners. Read on...
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    Man Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash On MLK & South

    The Daytona Beach Police Department is actively investigating after a 31-year-old man fled from an attempted traffic stop and crashed into a vehicle at high speed, killing the driver of that vehicle. Read on...
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    Two Officers Hurt, Attempted Murder Suspect Killed In Shootout

    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is now investigating an officer-involved shooting which led to injuries for two Daytona Beach Police Department officers and the death of a suspect who was wanted for attempted murder. Read on...
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    70-Year-Old Man In Custody After Fatal Shooting

    The Daytona Beach Police Department has David Ellis Jr. in handcuffs following a fatal shooting this afternoon (August 21, 2020) in Midtown. Read on...
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    20 People Arrested In Operation Dirt Devil

    20 people – including leaders of a local gang – have been arrested as part of a months-long narcotics operation jointly run by federal and local law enforcement agencies. Read on...
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    Woman Dies After Collision With Vehicle On U.S. 1

    The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle last night on South Ridgewood Avenue/U.S. 1. Read on...
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    Arrest Made In Jean Street Murder Case

    UPDATE (August 12, 2020): Nicholas C. Harris is now in custody regarding the murder which took place at the Jean Street apartments on July 25th. Our thanks to those who assisted us in making this arrest. Read on...
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    Two Sent To Hospital Following Segrave Street Crash

    The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating an early morning traffic collision which ended with at least two people hurt. Read on...
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    Investigators Looking For Help To Solve Murder Case

    The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) wants your help to solve an incident from three weeks ago that ended with the murder of an elderly man and the wounding of an elderly woman. Read on...
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    Armed Carjacking Suspect Shot By Officers

    Two members of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) were involved in a shooting this morning (May 25, 2020) while investigating an armed carjacking call. Read on...
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    Charges Filed By DBPD In Parking Lot Murder

    We have filed second-degree murder charges against two Orlando men for shooting and killing 25-year-old Joshua Goodman of Casselberry. Read on...
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    Stolen Dirt Bike Involved In Fatal Accident

    The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating a traffic accident involving a stolen vehicle which ended with the death of a teenager. Read on...
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