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Posted on: August 6, 2019

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Are you looking for an exciting career that keeps you on your toes? Do you get fulfillment from helping others? Find out how you can join the Daytona Beach Fire Department today!

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

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See all the ways you can connect with Daytona Beach Fire online. Register your alarm system, make your inspection payments, request public records, and more!

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

City offers rental assistance through CARE program

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Funding is still available for Daytona Beach residents needing financial assistance with their monthly rent payments. There is about $206,500 remaining for disbursement in the popular program. In the first seven weeks since introducing the city’...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

City requires face coverings when indoors

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At a special meeting this afternoon (Friday, June 26), city commissioners adopted a resolution requiring people working, living, visiting or doing business in the City of Daytona Beach to wear a face covering in any indoor location, other than a home or r...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Mayor Derrick Henry launches Equity Initiative

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As communities across the nation continue to protest unfair treatment of citizens, Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry is kicking off an equity initiative so the community can come together to help take steps to achieve the dream of a bias-free society.

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Docks and fishing pier open at Bethune Point Park

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Boaters and anglers can enjoy a new access ramp and repaired fishing pier at the city-owned Bethune Point Park, which is off South Beach Street along the Halifax River. Work to reconstruct the hurricane damaged floating docks, including access boardwalks ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Fishing section on Daytona Beach's Pier Closed

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The city-owned Daytona Beach Pier’s fishing section will remain closed until further notice while repairs are being done to the structure’s cross bracing and decking on the eastern most section. 

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Fourth of July fireworks canceled

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Due to restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Friday night Summer Entertainment Series at the Daytona Beach Bandshell, which was scheduled to begin Memorial Day weekend, has been postponed until further notice. In addition, the firew...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

County provides meals through the summer

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The county is sponsoring a Summer Food Service program through Friday, Aug. 14, which provides free breakfast and lunch meals for children ages 18 and under.

The following sites in the Daytona Beach area will participate Monday through Friday unless otherw...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Local voices make local choices!

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The City Commission of Daytona Beach consists of seven elected officials - one mayor and six zone commissioners. They each serve four-year terms on a non-partisan basis, and elections are staggered on even-numbered years. During this year’s elec...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Governor issues “Phase 2 Reopening” Executive Order

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an Executive Order Wednesday, June 3, that outlines the Phase 3: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery.

The Phase 2 Reopening executive order allow for the following:

PHASE 2: Restaurants, Bars...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

New safety measures for core tourist area

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The City of Daytona Beach is continuing to adjust its plans for safely managing an increased number of visitors coming to the beach throughout the summer months. With the focus on the health and safety of the city’s residents and visitors during...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Revised procedures for City Commission and advisory board meetings

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To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the city has new procedures to allow remote and in-person public participation at city commission and advisory board meetings.

  • Members of the public who want to comment on an agenda item or items can complete this form by...
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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Stay informed with weekly E-Currents Newsletter

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There is always a lot happening in the City of Daytona Beach. From concerts and performances at the Daytona Beach Bandshell and Peabody Auditorium, to improvements at the city’s parks, facilities and roads, as well as new businesses calling the ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Tune in for City of Daytona Beach news

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Residents can get updated city information three times a week on two different local radio stations.

The city is sponsoring two shows each week on WELE-AM Radio, also known as 1380 “The Cat.” Listeners can tune in at WELE-AM 1380 and on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Only You Can Make Daytona Beach Count

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The 2020 Census will count every person living in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, the United States and U.S. territories. The census is conducted every 10 years by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The results determine congressional...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

FDOT provides update on proposed Oakridge Blvd. improvements

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According to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), in lieu of a second public meeting regarding proposed improvements along Oakridge Boulevard from Halifax Avenue to N. Atlantic Avenue, FDOT has compiled an update to inform the community of cur...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Beach Street Streetscape Underway

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The Beach Street Streetscape project began Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. There will be access to all of the businesses and downtown shoppers are encouraged to park in any of the free available parking lots located to the rear of the stores. All lanes of traffic ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

New Daytona Beach iconic landmark on I-95

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Road construction projects typically aren’t known for their eye-catching aesthetic features but a new iconic landmark in Daytona Beach is changing that narrative. Installed last month, the large concrete sculpture is greeting thousands of motori...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Free books for children

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Did you know that reading books to your child gives them a head start on language skills and literacy? Through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Program, all children under 5 years of age living in the 32114 zip code can receive an age-appropri...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

See development projects throughout city

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An interactive map is available to view and track progress of proposed/current development projects. See project documents like permit applications, site plans, utility reports, surveys, etc.

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

CFA Accreditation Team Invites Public Comments On DBPD

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will conduct a virtual assessment beginning on July 28th, 2020 to examine all aspects of the Daytona Beach Police Department’s ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Chief's Statement On Social Media Threats (Volusia Mall)

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Be skeptical about anything you see on social media moving forward, especially when it comes to threats against the community.

Recently, our police department was flooded with calls and messages from concerned residents about posts on Facebook, Twitter and...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Volusia-Flagler Police Chiefs Association Statement (George Floyd)

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This message is posted here on behalf of the Volusia-Flagler Police Chiefs Association. 

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The tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis while in the custody of police officers has understandably generated significant outrage across the nation, ...
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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Are You A Victim Of Domestic Violence?

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As many of us stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some of us have other dangers they have to face at home.

If you or someone you know needs to get away from an abusive or violent relationship, please share this information with them.

The Beacon Cen...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Free Learning Games & Resources (COVID-19)

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As we self-isolate and practice social distancing due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), things could quickly get boring at home.

Here’s our way of fixing that.

Below is a list of FREE learning games and resources for all ages.

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Accreditation Process Postponed Due To COVID-19

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UPDATE (03/18/2020): The accreditation cycle has been postponed until at least the summer of 2020 due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We will update once the process resumes.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

DBPD Seeking State Funds To Remove Abandoned Boats

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Abandoned and derelict boats are more than unsightly nuisances in our local waterways. They can also be hazards to navigation and create environmental impacts from leaking oil, fuel or sewage from the boat’s waste tank. To mitigate these concern...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

DBPD Offers Safe Space For Buyers & Sellers

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Yesterday (November 7th), some of our detectives were called out to investigate an armed carjacking. 

The victim in this case had met the suspect through a smartphone app and had arranged to sell his vehicle to the suspect through that app.&nb...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Use Ring App To Protect Your Property

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The Daytona Beach Police Department has joined the Neighbors app (available via iOS/Android here: http://download.ring.com/daytona) to provide the Daytona Beach community with real-time, local crime and safety information. The Neighbors network already ha...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Be Wary Of The Arrest Warrant Scam

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With the holiday season approaching, the scams are on the rise. In particular, phone scams are becoming more advanced.

There are several reports of suspicious phone calls being received from individuals representing the Daytona Beach Police Department, the...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

"Ask the Chief" on WNDB

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Tune in every month for Police Chief Craig Capri's live hour-long sit-down with WNDB's Marc Bernier where the talk is always lively and focused on Daytona Beach. 

Listen locally on 1150 AM or 93.5 FM.

Callers are welcome to join the show a...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Investigators Looking For Help To Solve Murder Case

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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.

Charles H. Brown was found around 3:40 a.m. on June 2, 2020 inside his h...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

New Safety Measures For Core Tourist Area

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The City of Daytona Beach is continuing to adjust its plans for safely managing an increased number of visitors coming to the beach throughout the summer months. With the focus on the health and safety of the city’s residents and visitors during...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Armed Carjacking Suspect Shot By Officers

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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.

The officer and sergeant who used their handguns in that incident are now on paid administrative...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Charges Filed By DBPD In Parking Lot Murder

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UPDATE (May 15, 2020): We have filed second-degree murder charges against two Orlando men for shooting and killing 25-year-old Joshua Goodman of Casselberry.

Their names are as follows:

  • Willie Walker (Date of Birth 09-28-1990)
  • Andrew Burgman (Date of Birth 0...
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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Stolen Dirt Bike Involved In Fatal Accident

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

Officers responded to the intersection of Derbyshire Road & 6th Street soon after emergency dis...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Using Drones Vs. COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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In the battle against COVID-19 (Coronavirus), new tools are needed to help keep us all safe.

Today (April 7), our Unmanned Aviation Systems (UAS) Unit unveiled a few we’ve been working on since the pandemic started to our news partners.

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Child Killed, Infant Hurt In Shooting

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A 37-year-old South Florida man is now in custody following a shooting incident early this morning (April 2) that led to the death of a 10-year-old boy.

The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) found that boy shot in the torso and a 5-month-old girl shot...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response

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UPDATE (03-19-2020): Chief Craig Capri speaks to reporters about how officers are handling new restrictions related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Three Dead In Bike Week Motorcycle Accident

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is currently investigating a fatal accident involving three motorcycles during Bike Week.

Three people have lost their lives in this incident, including a 46-year-old woman from New York State, a 47-year-old man f...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Motorcycle Rider Dies After Collision With Car

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating a collision involving two vehicles that led to the death of a motorcyclist.

Officers responded to the intersection of North Atlantic Avenue/State Road A1A & Plaza Boulevard soon after...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Woman Killed, Another Hurt In ISB Accident

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Charges are pending as the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) continues to investigate a fatal accident involving a pedestrian.

Officers responded to the intersection of West International Speedway Boulevard (ISB) & North Beach Street soon after th...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Three Arrested In Mainland High Firecracker Incident

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UPDATE (02/14/2020): The other two people involved in this incident are also now in custody. We’ve also made an arrest in regards to a social media threat about a shooting on the campus of Mainland High. 

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Posted on: February 8, 2020

Suspect Wanted In Attempted Murder Turns Himself In

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UPDATE: Terrell Kevon Jones turned himself in last night (February 10) at Daytona Beach Police Department headquarters. Thanks to those of you who reached out with information. It’s appreciated. 

Original release below.

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Fatal Rear-End Crash On Main Street Bridge

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A 42-year-old DeLand man passed away due to injuries stemming from a traffic accident over the weekend involving a pick-up truck and a motorcycle.

This case is being actively investigated by the Daytona Beach Police Department’s (DBPD) Traffic Ho...

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Posted on: January 19, 2020

Two Men Face Murder Charge In Beachside Motel Death

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UPDATE #1 (January 21, 2020): 

The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) makes two arrests in this case.

Officers took 32-year-old Tarek Mneimne (pictured below) of Ocoee into custody around 8:30 p.m. Sunday (January 19), charging him with First-D...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Two Arrests Made In Eric Gordon Murder Case

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With assistance from the United States Marshals, two people are now in custody for the murder of an 18-year-old man around a month ago in Daytona Beach.

17-year-old Shyheem W. Rainge and 16-year-old Selvina M. Bernard are each facing felony first-degree mu...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Pedestrian Killed In Accident Involving Two Vehicles

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is investigating a traffic accident that ended with the death of a 37-year-old man.

First responders were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Nova Road (near Beville Road) after a 911 call was placed around 8:30...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Arrest Made In Burger King Stabbing

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UPDATE: We've arrested 25-year-old Jamar R. Ragland and charged him with felony aggravated battery in this case. Our thanks to those who provided information.

Original release below.

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Posted on: December 8, 2019

Pedestrian Dies After Collision With Antique Car

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Charges are pending at this time after a 55-year-old woman lost her life this morning (December 8th) in a collision with an antique car.

The Daytona Beach Police Department responded to the scene on South Ridgewood Avenue near Shady Place soon after the ca...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Officer-Involved Shooting Under Investigation

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UPDATE (12-02-19): The victim in this case has passed away from his injuries, according to Chief Craig Capri.

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The Daytona Beach Police Department is currently working an officer-involved shooting at 845 Hollywood Street that ended with the death of one m...

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Posted on: November 29, 2019

DBPD Searching For Help In Solving Homicide

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On Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at approximately 7:30 p.m., Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) officers were dispatched to 140 North Franklin Street in reference to a person shot. 

Officers arrived on scene and contacted the victim - 36-year-o...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Police Looking For Armed Robber Suspect

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On Sunday, November 24, 2019 at approximately 8:10 p.m., Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) officers were dispatched to the 7-Eleven in reference to an armed robbery to the business. 

Officers arrived on scene and contacted the employees who s...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Police Need Public's Help To Identify Murder Suspect

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On Sunday, November 17, 2019 at approximately 2206 hours, DBPD officers were dispatched to 416 Margie Lane in reference to a person shot. Officers arrived on scene and contacted the victim - 56-year-old Samuel Watson - who was laying in the driveway of hi...

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