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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Ste...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investi...

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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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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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Posted on: August 14, 2021

Back To School Traffic Tips

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Now that school is coming back in session, please keep the following in mind as you’re driving through school zones and bus stops.

- The fine for failing to stop for a school bus is now $200 instead of $100 (first offense). 

- If you fai...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Three Arrested Following Drug Bust At Beachside Apartment

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UPDATE (02/23/2022): Today, Sean P. Reynolds was sentenced to 4 years in state prison for unlawful possession of methamphetamine with the intent to sell. 

Our thanks to the Office of Florida 7th Circuit State Attorney R.J. Larizza for helping us s...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

College Student Charged With Child Porn Possession

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A nearly year-long investigation by the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) ends with the arrest of a 19-year-old college student on 20 felony counts of child pornography possession.

Ethan Edlund – a student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univer...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Three Arrested Following POP Raid Into Beachside Home

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Three Daytona Beach residents are placed in handcuffs after a search warrant served by the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) turned up various kinds of narcotics and drug paraphernalia in their beachside home. 

Members of DBPD’s Pro...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Homicide Investigation 1259 9th St.

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is conducting a murder investigation after a man was found dead in the hallway of an apartment complex this morning (July 09, 2021).

A 911 call placed just after midnight, directed officers to an Apartment locate...

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