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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Operation Safe Surrender Taking Place August 4

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is partnering with local clergy, the Daytona Beach chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Florida 7th Circuit State Attorney’s Office and the Florida 7th ...

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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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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Daytona Tortugas Fundraiser For Officer Jason Raynor

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Daytona Beach's professional baseball team is raising funds for the family of Officer Jason Raynor after he was seriously wounded in the line of duty.

Our thanks to Daytona Tortugas Professional Baseball for stepping up to the plate to help Officer Jason R...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Suspect Who Shot Officer Captured In Georgia

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UPDATE:

Chief Jakari Young addressed members of the media this morning, hours after Othal Wallace was captured.

We would like to thank everyone who has sent their support and prayers to us and, especially, to Officer Jason Raynor and his family.

We're gratef...

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Posted on: June 19, 2021

Alabama Motorcyclist Dies After Crashing Into Car

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An Alabama man loses his life and a Daytona Beach woman suffers minor injuries after a motorcycle crashed into the back of a car in front of Daytona International Speedway early this morning. 

The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) responded t...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

DBPD Patrol Boat Naming Contest

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We’ve been told it’s bad luck to have a boat and not name it.

So… we would like your help to name our new patrol boat.

The person with the winning entry can bring a friend along for a free ride on the Halifax River in the patr...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Three Arrests Made, Drugs Seized In Two SIU Raids

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Over half a kilo’s worth of various kinds of illegal drugs – including MDMA, cocaine, heroin, oxycodone and cannabis – is now off the streets of Daytona Beach thanks to investigations recently completed by the Special Investi...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Five Arrested For Drug Trafficking Following POP Unit Raid

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Five Daytona Beach residents now face felony drug trafficking charges after officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) executed a search warrant yesterday afternoon at a home near Tuscawilla Park.

DBPD’s Problem Oriented Policing (P...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Teenage Skateboarder Passes Away After Struck By Van

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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. 

The 15-year-old male lost his life at Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in Orlando on Saturday (March ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

One Dead & One Hurt After Both Were Struck By Vehicle

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating a fatal traffic incident where two Georgia women were struck by a vehicle as they attempted to cross South Atlantic Avenue/State Road A1A on foot. 

Officers responded to the acci...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

First Degree Murder Charge (Anthony Adum)

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On March 21, 2021 at approximately 9:06PM the defendant, Anthony Adum, 38 years old (5-1-82), was the driver of a car that was involved in a motor vehicle crash near the intersection of ISB and N. Nova.

During this motor vehicle crash, Adum’s car struck th...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Motorcyclist Involved In School Bus Crash Passes Away

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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 Schools (VCS) bus.

Seth A. Whitmer died at Halifax Health Medical Center (HHMC) yesterday afternoon (March 1...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Daytona Woman Dies Following Motorcycle Crash

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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.

Officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) responded to the 500 block of South Nova Road (Stat...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Over 40 Dogs Seized In Dogfighting Bust

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A joint effort from Volusia County’s Animal Services Division, Halifax Humane Society, the City of Daytona Beach’s Animal Control Unit, the city’s Code Enforcement Division and the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) puts ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Motorcycle Rider Dies Following U.S. 92 Crash

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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 the final Sunday of Bike Week 2021.

A 911 call placed at 5:27 a.m. yesterday (March 14,...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Ormond Man Dies After Vehicle Sinks Inside Pond

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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.

Two members of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) arrived on scene quickly and helped free that man fr...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Titusville Man Killed In Traffic Crash

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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. 

Officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) responded to North Williamson Boulevard and Re...

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Posted on: March 6, 2021

Driver Dead After Colliding With DBFD Truck

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A 52-year-old Ormond Beach woman is dead and five City of Daytona Beach fire fighters were hurt following a traffic crash near Halifax Health Medical Center (HHMC) on the first Saturday of Bike Week 2021 (March 6). 

Officers with the Daytona Beach...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Man Arrested Following POP Raid On Beachside House

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For the fourth time since last December, the Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) serves a search warrant on a property after receiving complaints from the public about drugs and other illegal activity taking ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Five Arrested In POP Unit Raid At U.S. 1 Motel

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Five people are facing numerous charges after the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) investigated a weapons complaint at a U.S. 1/ Ridgewood Avenue motel, finding a handgun and five different kinds of illegal drugs.

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Statement On Threat At Daytona State

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At 11:36 this morning (February 16, 2021), officers responded to 1200 West International Speedway Boulevard (the main campus of Daytona State College - DSC) to investigate a report which came in through Volusia County emergency dispatch.

The report was of ...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Driver Killed In Three-Vehicle Crash On ISB

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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.

Numerous first responders – including officers from the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) &am...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Four Arrested In Nuisance Property Raid

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For the third time in the last two months, the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) makes arrests following an early-morning raid on a beachside property which has been the source of numerous drug-related complaints from the Daytona Beach community.

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Local Professor & Pastor Arrested For Having Child Porn

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CORRECTION: Griffin has been in Volusia County Jail since his original arrest in January. He was served in the jail today. Our apologies for the mixup.

UPDATE (April 2, 2022): Today, detectives with our Advanced Technology & Cyber Crimes (ATCC) Unit fi...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Woman Struck & Killed By Vehicle On U.S. 1

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is 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.

Officers were sent to the scene near the intersection of U.S.1/Ridgewood Avenue &...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Suspect Shot By Officers Investigating Domestic Disturbance

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UPDATE (12/23/2020): Andrew Mansilla has passed away.

Original release below (dated December 18, 2020).

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A 25-year-old man is now undergoing treatment after he was shot tonight (December 17, 2020) by officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD)...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Three Arrested Following Raid On Nuisance Property

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For the second time this month, the Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) makes arrests following a raid on a motel which has become a haven for drug dealers and users. 

After securing a search warrant,...

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Posted on: December 5, 2020

Seven Arrested Following Raid On Nuisance Property

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) has arrested seven people following an early-morning raid at a beachside motel which was a haven for drug users and criminals.

DBPD’s Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit conducted Friday morning’s operation at th...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

South Daytona Man Arrested For Shooting Ex-Girlfriend

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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.

42-year-old Martin Rubin will be charged with aggravated battery and aggravated battery with a firearm following an in...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Woman Passes Away From Injuries Sustained In Accident

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A 75-year-old Ormond By The Sea woman passes away from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on Clyde Morris Boulevard late last week.

Lynnette Sue Daniels died at Halifax Health Medical Center (HHMC) in Daytona Beach a few days after arriving ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Ten Sex Offenders Arrested In Operation Safe Treats

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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 – especially young trick-or-treaters – durin...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Arizona Man Arrested For Kidnapping Teenage Girl

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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.

Christopher Reed was arrested in Charlotte, North Carolina today (October 30, 2020) with the&n...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

DBPD Searching For Jury Duty Fraud Suspects

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is 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 (VCSO) to swindle people out of money. 

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Posted on: October 10, 2020

South Daytona Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

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A 48-year-old man has passed away from injuries sustained in a traffic accident early yesterday morning (October 9, 2020).

Officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department responded to South Clyde Morris Boulevard at New Bellevue Avenue soon after the cra...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Man Found Shot Dead Inside Vehicle

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is conducting a murder investigation after a man was found dead in the parking lot of an apartment complex this morning (September 16, 2020).

A 911 call placed at 8:30 a.m. sent officers to the Wedgewood Apartment...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Man Arrested In City Island Library Employee Attack

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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 earlier today (September 15, 2020) with a pair of scissors.

Burman P. Bedford was taken into cu...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Woman Run Over & Killed On U.S. 1

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating a fatal accident last night (September 14, 2020) involving an elderly female pedestrian.

A 911 call sent officers to the area of U.S. 1/South Ridgewood Avenue & Magnolia Avenue around...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Motorcyclist Killed Following Collision With Van

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The Daytona Beach Police Department’s (DBPD) Traffic Homicide Unit is actively investigating a fatal accident this afternoon (September 4, 2020) near Mainland High School involving a 24-year-old Ormond Beach motorcyclist.

Officers were called to ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Barge Arrives To Remove Abandoned Boats On Halifax River

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) 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.

In partnership with the Florida Fish & Wildlife...

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Posted on: August 30, 2020

Man Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash On MLK & South

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) 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.

The victim – 50-year-old Daniel J. Rudd...

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Posted on: August 30, 2020

Two Officers Hurt, Attempted Murder Suspect Killed In Shootout

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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is now investigating an officer-involved shooting which led to injuries for two Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) officers and the death of a suspect who was wanted for attempted murder.

A tipster who w...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

70-Year-Old Man In Custody After Fatal Shooting

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) has a 70-year-old man in handcuffs following a fatal shooting this afternoon in Midtown.

Officers responded to 136 North Franklin Street soon after a 911 call came into the Volusia County emergency dispatch center...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Over 60 People Charged In Operation Pay Dirt

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A proactive effort by federal and local law enforcement to curb illegal drug and gun sales in the Daytona area wraps up with over 60 people facing charges.

“Operation Pay Dirt” – a joint initiative between the Daytona Beach Po...

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