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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Midtown Music concerts begin April 20

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Get ready to dance the night away at this year’s Midtown Music Concert Series, which will return to the stage in newly refurbished Daisy Stocking Park, 550 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd. 

There will be an unforgettable lineup of live perf...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Take control of your phone's security

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Are you ready to take control of your phone's security? Join the city’s cybersecurity experts for a free Cell Phone Security Class at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 in the computer room at the Dickerson Rec Complex. Don't let your p...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: February 13, 2024

Crab & Seafood Festival, April 27

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Save the date! Daytona Beach's annual Crab & Seafood Festival is from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27 Attendees can enjoy a variety of delicious dishes at this festival on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard between Dr. Martin Luther King ...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

City receives $125,000 grant to expand youth learning program

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Great news for Daytona Beach's youth! The City of Daytona Beach is proud to announce its selection as a grant recipient in the 2024 Childhood Obesity Prevention & Environmental Health and Sustainability Awards, facilitated by the U.S. Confere...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Daytona Beach Fire Department announces promotions

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Deputy City Manager and Fire Chief Dru Driscoll recently announced the promotions of four of Daytona Beach Fire Department’s valued members.

Jessica Matthews was promoted to the rank of Deputy Fire Chief where she’s  charged wi...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Street banner program features Daytona Beach's trailblazers

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In a spirit of unity, the city partnered with the Midtown Community Development Corporation and developed a street banner series in the Midtown area for the fourth year. Starting in February, banners featuring local African American pioneers will be displ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 13, 2022

Bike Week Master Plan

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Approved Bike Week 2024 Master Plan for private property

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Cultuvue 2024

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Make sure to visit the photography exhibit, "Cultuvue," now on display at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural & Educational Center, 1000 Vine St. "Cultuvue," under the creative direction of Kenneth Grant Inzpirations, features an a...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 13, 2022

State of the City 2024

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The annual State of the City video is a compilation of highlights from community events, capital projects and commissioner initiatives in 2023. As you can see in this brief video, citizen engagement, improving public spaces and upgrading infrastructure we...

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Posted on: December 27, 2023

Residents can serve on Board of Adjustment

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The City of Daytona Beach is recruiting three members for its Board of Adjustment (BOA). Prospective board members must be Daytona Beach residents living in Zone 1, Zone 2 and Zone 6. Duties of the BOA include reviewing and deciding on requests for proper...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: January 19, 2024

New host for city's weekly talk-radio show

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Meet Donna Gray-Banks, Daytona Beach Radio’s new host on JOY Radio 106.3 FM.  Donna is taking the helm of the city-sponsored weekly talk-radio show, bringing listeners timely city updates and engaging interviews. Donna is a seasoned communicator ...

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Posted on: December 22, 2023

Police Department partners to help drivers replace lights

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Drivers who get pulled over in Daytona Beach for a broken or burned-out headlight, taillight, brake light or turn signal can receive a voucher worth up to $250 to cover repairs instead of getting a ticket. 

Announced by Police Chief Jakari Young, ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

City Clerk earns industry designation

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Long-serving City Clerk Letitia LaMagna earned the Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation after completing the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) Program. Hours of specialized coursework and on-the-job experience were factors in the e...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 13, 2022

Registration open for Easter Beach Run

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Registration is open for the city’s popular Easter Beach Run happening Saturday, March 30. Participants of all ages and fitness levels can enjoy a scenic view while traveling out and back for the 2-mile or 4-mile run/walk. Kids can participate i...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: January 23, 2024

Free tennis lessons for youth

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The Derbyshire Community Tennis Inc. is offering free youth tennis lessons, at Derbyshire Sports Complex at 849 Derbyshire Road. Lessons are at 5 to 6:45 p.m. every Tuesday starting Feb. 6. The lessons are for youth 6 to 18 through April 30. To register f...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: December 13, 2023

Who was Brownie?

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Brownie was a friendly stray dog who became a goodwill ambassador for Daytona Beach in the 1940s to early 50s.

In the early 1940s, Brownie roamed the downtown area before settling at the intersection of Orange Avenue and Beach Street. Ed Budgen, owner of t...

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Posted on: December 8, 2023

Down payment assistance offered to low-income residents

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For most people, owning a home is more than having a roof over their heads. It symbolizes achieving the American dream. The Redevelopment and Neighborhood Services Department can help low-income residents reach the lofty goal of home ownership. They are p...

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

Volusia County program accepting applications

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Financial support offered to income-eligible homeowners

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Halifax Marina named “Elite Fleet 2023”

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For the third year in a row, the city-owned Halifax Harbor Marina was designated as an "Elite Fleet" by Marinas.com. The Elite Fleet tier is awarded to marinas with a standard of excellent customer service, evidenced by maintaining an average st...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: January 5, 2024

Registration open for youth baseball

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Kids 7 to 12 can hit it out of the park this spring by registering for the city's youth baseball program. Free clinics will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. throughout February and will focus on the fundamentals of baseball, teamwork and self-confiden...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: November 28, 2022

City's mobile app provides ease and convenience

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The City of Daytona Beach is improving citizen accessibility with its innovative city mobile application, DBCityConnect. The app is available to download on the Apple and Google app stores.  

Using the city’s branded color palette, the app incorpo...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: November 7, 2023

U.S. News & World Report published its 2024 rankings

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Daytona Beach is a 2024 top place to retire in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report! This year, affordability was most heavily weighted out of the six factors in the 2024 Best Places to Retire methodology, including happiness, heal...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: November 3, 2023

Street sweeping services brought in-house

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Starting at 3 a.m. weekdays, two city employees in new street sweeping vehicles are hard at work removing debris from well-traveled roadways throughout Daytona Beach. The process of cleaning streets is not only for aesthetic purposes, it also helps keep s...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: January 8, 2024

Grant awarded for Midtown

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Daytona Beach is one of 14 communities nationwide to be awarded a $500,000 federal Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The City partnered with the Housing Authority to apply for the highly compet...

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Posted on: November 22, 2023

Stay in-the-know about city projects

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Responsible for maintaining the transportation infrastructure and keeping Daytona Beach beautiful, the city's Public Infrastructure and Capital Projects department keeps busy with various projects. 

To see what projects are happening throughout Da...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: November 1, 2023

Meet Your Commissioner Videos Available

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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, and elections are staggered on even-numbered years. For a map of the city's zone, ...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: October 11, 2023

Staff help small business owners navigate permitting process

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The City of Daytona Beach understands how important small businesses are to the health and vitality of its local economy. To help guide prospective business owners through the necessary steps, the city has two dedicated staff members to serve as liaisons ...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: October 18, 2023

Newly opened Riverfront Esplanade transforms outdoor space in downtown

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What started with a community vision and a desire to rekindle a memory has come to reality with the opening of the Riverfront Esplanade. Reimagined into existence by local leaders J. Hyatt and Cici Brown, with the help of the city and the community, the f...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Applications accepted for Youth Advisory Board

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Applications are being accepted from youth who want to serve on the city’s new Youth Advisory Board. Participants will learn about local government and provide input and helpful information to the City Commission as it relates to issues affectin...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: August 10, 2023

Registration open for After-School program

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Registration is open for the city's after-school program for kindergarten through eighth-grade students at Schnebly Recreation Center. The program is offered from school dismissal until 5:30 p.m. The fee is $900 for the school year and can be pai...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: August 11, 2023

Over 30 programs offered throughout the city

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With over 30 programs offered throughout Daytona Beach, there is something for everyone to enjoy during their leisure time. From Game Night to Kung-fu and Senior Oasis, residents can find programs at any of the city's five community centers.

Cypress Aquati...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: August 10, 2023

Volunteers needed for tutoring program

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The city’s after-school program is seeking volunteers to help elementary-aged students improve their math and reading skills. The after-school program meets 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the school year and meets at the Schn...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Game Night offered for residents

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Join us for Game Night from 5:30 to 8 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Dickerson Community Center, 308 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Open to all ages, attendees can enjoy playing a variety of board games and card games for free.&nb...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: June 22, 2023

New online permitting software system launched

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The City of Daytona Beach is using a new online permitting software system, called Intuitive Municipal Solutions (iMS), which streamlines the process for issuing building permits and improves access to stored data for individual properties and large-scale...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: April 7, 2023

Residents can Adopt-A-Drain

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With afternoon thunderstorms, residents may notice water ponding in roadways. There are 1,464 storm drains that are privately maintained (by private or commercial property owners or homeowners’ associations) and 4,931 city-maintained drains.&...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Road resurfacing program fully funded

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In the new fiscal year’s budget, there is $4,450,000 dedicated to maintaining, rehabilitating and repaving neighborhood streets. The city’s popular repaving program is in its fourth year and to date, more than 106 lane miles of residen...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Contribute to the solution

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It’s normal to want to give money to someone who’s down and out, but often times it’s the worst thing you can do. Panhandling on busy roadways can be dangerous for panhandlers and motorists. Also, giving money prolongs the si...

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Daytona Beach - City Highlights
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Stay engaged and connected!

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The City of Daytona Beach uses various social media channels to engage and inform the community. The objective is to strengthen the city’s responsiveness and transparency by informing the community about city services, events, resources, programs, emergen...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

DBPD Reboots Smartphone App For Public’s Use

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As part of the overall goal of effectively establishing lines of communication with all who live, work and play at the World’s Most Famous Beach, the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is now offering a rebooted version of its free smartphone applicat...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Volunteers Wanted For Citizens On Patrol (COP) Program

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Want to get involved in your community? Make a difference?

We're looking for volunteers right now to join our COP (Citizens On Patrol) program.

If you're interested, contact COP Director Cliff Wright at (386) 671-5451 or WrightClifford@DBPD.us

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Murder Investigation 315 Glenview

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is investigating a murder which occurred today at 11:56 a.m. near Glenview Blvd.  

 A 30-year-old female was transported to Halifax Medical Center, where she succumbed to her injuries. 

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

High Visibility Enforcement to Improve Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

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In an ongoing effort to protect the safety of the most vulnerable road users, beginning August 12, 2022, the Daytona Beach Police Department will be conducting High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) to improve Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety.

The department will ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Bar Argument Leads To Fatal A1A Crash

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) arrests a 29-year-old Daytona Beach man for his role in a bar argument and street pursuit which ultimately led to a 33-year-old Ormond Beach man losing his life in a traffic crash.

DBPD took Oneil S. Edwards into ...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Arrest Made In Telan Mann Homicide Case

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A 19-year-old Daytona Beach resident faces a first-degree murder charge for the shooting death of another man whom he believed was spreading rumors about him being homosexual. 

Jakari D. Webb was taken into custody by the Daytona Beach Police Depa...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Arrest Made In Fatal Hit & Run

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UPDATE #2 (06/03/2022): We have made an arrest in connection to this case. 49-year-old Gerald L. Thomas has been charged with a felony count of crash involving death or personal injuries. He was arrested earlier today.

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Police Department
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Stabbing Suspect Dies Following Medical Episode

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While being taken into custody, a 16-year-old Daytona Beach resident wanted for stabbing a fellow teen with a knife had a medical episode and lost his life.

Aaron A. Moten died at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando early Wednesday morning (May ...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Daytona Man Arrested For Threatening Code Official

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A 36-year-old Daytona Beach man is now facing a felony charge for threatening to kill a City of Daytona Beach employee with a piece of electronic equipment assigned to that employee as part of his daily duties.

Kevin J. Sbrusch bonded out of Volusia County...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Woman Arrested In Beach Street Double Shooting

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) has arrested a 19-year-old Daytona Beach woman for shooting two men at a riverside apartment complex during a fight with another woman.

Jayla Monet Fisher was taken into custody at her Acklins Circle resi...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

DBPD Investigating After Shots Fired at Officers

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Today (March 31, 2022) at 3:22 p.m., two Daytona Beach police officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Essex Rd. in reference to a well-being check.  

Officers arrived on scene and attempted to contact the subject listed in the call but was un...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Daytona Beach Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is investigating a traffic accident between a car and a motorcycle where the motorcyclist involved passed away at the scene from injuries sustained in the accident.

Officers responded to the intersection of Caroli...

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Posted on: March 13, 2022

Motorcyclist Killed In Crash On U.S. 1 & Mason

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A 20-year-old New Smyrna Beach man passes away from injuries sustained in a crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle on the final Sunday of Bike Week 2022.

Paramedics declared Miguel Menezes Madureira dead at the intersection of U.S. 1/North Ridgew...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Arrest Made In Aultman Murders Case

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) makes an arrest in the murders of a married couple who were found dead four days ago as they were heading home from Bike Week festivities on Main Street.

32-year-old Jean Robert Macean – a resident of Or...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 7, 2022

$50,000 Reward Available In Aultman Murders Case

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UPDATE #4 (03/10/2022): An arrest has been made in this case.

More information below.

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UPDATE #3 (03/09/2022): A $50,000 reward is now being offered for anyone who has information leading to an arrest in the murders of Brenda Aultman & Terry A...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 6, 2022

One Detained Following Shooting Near Main Street

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One man is in stable condition at a local hospital and another is detained by the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) after officers responded to a shooting off of Main Street on the first Sunday of Bike Week 2022.

Detectives with DBPD’s Crimi...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Suspect Sought In Fatal Hit & Run Crash

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is asking for the public’s help to locate the vehicle and driver involved in a hit-and-run crash which killed a 77-year-old Daytona Beach man.

The incident took place just after 8 o’clock last night (March 3, 2022...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 24, 2022

College Student Caught With Child Porn

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) arrests a 20-year-old college student after members of DBPD’s Advanced Technology & Cybercrimes Unit (ATAC) confirm that he had child pornography in his possession.

Mathew T. Brockelbank &am...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 9, 2022

Man Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting

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UPDATE (02/10/2022): The man who was fatally wounded in this incident has been identified as 36-year-old Randy D. Lansang, an Ormond Beach resident. Body camera video of the incident is also posted below.

Original post below.

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Police Department
Posted on: February 9, 2022

Arrest Made In Washington Street Murder

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) has arrested a 30-year-old Daytona Beach woman for the murder of a 60-year-old Daytona Beach man inside his Midtown home near Sunnyland Park.

Takendra M. Dawkins faces a felony count of first-degree murder for the...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Arrest Made In Cape Morris Cove Standoff

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A 39-year-old man is now in custody on various charges, including false imprisonment, following a nearly 4-hour standoff with police at a Daytona Beach apartment complex.

The Special Weapons & Tactics (SWAT) Unit of the Daytona Beach Police Department ...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Phone Threat Prompts BCU Campus Lockdown

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is working with various law enforcement agencies – including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) – as investigators look into threats made across the United States today (January 31, 202...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Two Arrested As POP Unit Shuts Down Drug House

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A 32-year-old man and 29-year-old woman are both behind bars after members of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) discovered an illegal drug operation inside their Daytona Beach home.

Keldron L. Waddy and Johnneia J. Marimon each face numer...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Seven People Charged In Operation Soul Stingers

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A lengthy investigation into suspicious vehicle purchases at a Daytona Beach dealership culminates with seven people now facing various fraud-related charges for illegally purchasing seven vehicles with the stolen identities of elderly people who are eith...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 12, 2022

One Person Dead After Vehicle Fire Outside DBPD HQ

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UPDATE (01/18/2022): The man who died has been positively identified as Gilbert M. Sellers.

Original story below.

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating after a 55-year-old Lake City man died following a vehicle fire which ha...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Two Arrested In Gas Station Armed Robbery

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) arrests two people for their roles in an early-morning gas station robbery near Daytona International Speedway with assistance from the Volusia Sheriff’s Office (VSO). 

33-year-old John M. Graha...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 9, 2021

Arrest Made In Shooting Threat At Embry-Riddle

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UPDATE (12/09/2021): We have filed the following charges against John Hagins in this incident:

- Written threats to injure or kill

- Terrorism

- Attempted first degree homicide

He will be held under NO BOND status for all three charges until his firs...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Suspect Charged In Co-Worker’s Murder

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) files a second-degree murder charge against a 26-year-old Leesburg man for assaulting a co-worker at their place of employment with a metal bat, causing injuries that eventually led to the death of the victim.

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Police Department
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Pedestrian Killed In Beville Road Traffic Accident

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating a traffic accident where a man lost his life after he was struck by two vehicles.

DBPD units responded to 1270 Beville Road soon after Volusia County emergency dispatchers received calls ...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Suspect Wanted For Murdering 29-Year-Old Man Caught

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UPDATE #2 (02/04/2022): After a multi-state search, Keylan Baker was arrested and taken into custody on January 31, 2022, in McRae-Helena, Georgia. Special thanks to the U.S. Marshals Service Florida/Caribbean Regional Fugitive Taskforce for their assista...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Suspect Sought In Weaver Street Stabbing Death Caught

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UPDATE #2 (02/04/2022): After a relentless search effort, Joseph Williams has been arrested and was taken into custody last night (2/3/22) in Daytona Beach. Special thanks to the U.S. Marshals Service Florida/Caribbean Regional Fugitive Taskforce...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Officer Jason Raynor Scholarship Fund Established

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A scholarship fund established in honor of fallen Daytona Beach Police Officer Jason Raynor will assist future sworn members of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) in paying for their education and training.

The bank account for that fund was recent...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Suspect Shot In Leg While Shooting At Officers

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A 25-year-old man is now in custody after he shot at Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) officers while those officers were conducting an overnight patrol near Westside Elementary School.

Joseph Calvin Jaynes II surrendered to officers just aft...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Pedestrian Hit & Killed By Vehicle On U.S. 1

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UPDATE (09/27/2021): The woman who passed away in this incident has been identified. Our thanks to those of you who reached out to help. It's appreciated.

Original post below.

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Two Arrested In Drug Raid At Beachside Motel

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For the second time in a year, the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) raids a beachside motel after investigators obtained a narcotics search warrant signed by a Volusia County judge, taking two people into custody.

36-year-old Anthony M. Mascaro and 3...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Daytona Beach Resident Arrested Again For Drug Dealing

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The resident of an apartment in Daytona Beach is now facing charges after members of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) received numerous tips that she was using her residence as a place for selling drugs again.

45-year-old Kelly C. Cooke was booke...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 1, 2021

DBPD Officer Hospitalized With COVID-19 Passes Away

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With his family’s blessing, we regret to inform you that a Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) officer who contracted COVID-19 has passed away.

Adam Webb lost his battle at 11:29 a.m. today (September 1, 2021) at AdventHealth Palm Coast with h...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Elderly Man Loses Life In Motor Vehicle Accident

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is looking for anyone who witnessed a motor vehicle accident where an elderly Daytona Beach resident passed away after his vehicle was found in a retention pond inside the LPGA International subdivision.

First res...

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Posted on: August 28, 2021

Man Found Shot & Killed At Apartment Complex

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating after a man was shot and killed at an apartment complex near Beville Road and Williamson Boulevard.

Members of DBPD’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) responded to a weapons complain...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Cousins Charged For Plotting Out-Of-State Robbery

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A pair of cousins are in even more trouble with the law after numerous recordings of phone calls at Volusia County Jail (VCJ) show they and another man planned to break into an elderly man’s home in Iowa and rob him.

22-year-old Jeremy L...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 22, 2021

Detectives Make Arrest In Suspicious Death

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UPDATE (08/24/2021): Detectives have arrested 33-year-old Deandre K. Anderson on a felony count of premeditated first-degree murder in connection with this case.

Original post below. 

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Posted on: August 21, 2021

Suspect In Beach Street Homicide Arrested

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A homeless man is arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the death of another homeless man in downtown Daytona Beach. 

The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) took 49-year-old David M. Mordecai into custody early this morning (August...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Events Planned To Honor Fallen Officer Jason Raynor

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In coordination with the family of fallen Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) Officer Jason Raynor, events will be held on Sunday (August 22, 2021) and Monday (August 23, 2021) where respects will be paid to Officer Raynor. 

These events are no...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Wreath-Laying Ceremony For Fallen Officer Jason Raynor

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UPDATE (08/20/2021): Our thanks to all of you who took time to attend yesterday's ceremony. If you missed it, you can view the photos and video on our social media platforms.

Original post below.

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In coordination with the family of fallen Daytona ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Officer Shot While On Patrol Passes Away

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With his family’s blessing, we regret to inform you that the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) officer who was shot nearly two months ago has succumbed to his injury.

Officer Jason Raynor passed away at 8:09 this evening (August 17, 2021) at Halifax H...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Police Officer Jason Raynor passed away Aug. 17

Mayor's Message on Passing of Officer Jason Raynor

The passing of Officer Jason Raynor has shattered our collective heart into millions of pieces. We are comforted by the unity and commitment that has engulfed our city to honor and perpetuate the noble cause of justice for which he lived and paid the last...

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