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FBI Notifies VCSO About NSB School Threat

FBI Notifies VCSO About NSB School Threat

By on April 24, 2019 in WNDB News

New Smyrna Beach, FL – A 16-year-old student is facing felony charges after the FBI caught wind of a threat he made against his school. According to the report from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, members of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force was notified this morning (April 24th), about a comment that was left on a YouTube video […]

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Uncle Stabs Nephew Following Argument

Uncle Stabs Nephew Following Argument

By on April 24, 2019 in WNDB News

UPDATE: DeLand Police have charged 72-year-old Dan Johnson with aggravated battery in the stabbing of his nephew, 29-year-old Michael Johnson. Through interviews with both men, detectives determined that Dan Johnson has issues with how much time Michael Johnson spent in the bathroom. The incident began after Dan knocked on the bathroom door twice, telling Michael […]

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DBPD Shoots Armed Suspect In Pharmacy Robbery

DBPD Shoots Armed Suspect In Pharmacy Robbery

By on April 23, 2019 in WNDB News

UPDATE (04-23-19): Daytona Beach police have released surveillance footage showing what happened inside the pharmacy at the time of the shooting. Earlier reporting below. Daytona Beach, FL – Daytona Beach Police had to shoot the suspect in an armed robbery this afternoon at the Walgreen’s located at International Speedway Blvd. and Ridgewood Ave. DBPD was alerted […]

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Murder Indictments Handed Down For Heroin Dealers

Murder Indictments Handed Down For Heroin Dealers

By on April 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Deltona, FL – Murder indictments were returned by a Volusia County grand jury today (April 23) for two heroin dealers arrested in VCSO’s October 2018 “Operation Geronimo.” The pair, 43-year-old Sergio Perez and 27-year-old Melanie Cunningham are charged as the result of investigations into the deaths of  34-year-old Joshua Lacy and 51-year-old Heather McCurdy in […]

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Argument Ends with Fatal Stabbing

Argument Ends with Fatal Stabbing

By on April 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – A 31-year-old man is charged with the fatal stabbing of a Daytona Beach man. The Daytona Beach Police Department is not releasing the victim’s name at this time but they have arrested Juan Barranco in connection with the stabbing. DBPD officers responded to the 300 block of Taylor Ave on Easter […]

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Man Arrested After Pipe Bomb Lands In Neighbor’s Yard

Man Arrested After Pipe Bomb Lands In Neighbor’s Yard

By on April 21, 2019 in WNDB News

Orange City, FL – A 25-year-old man is charged with making a destructive device after it took flight and landed in his neighbor’s yard. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to a home off of Liskeard Avenue around 5:30 yesterday afternoon (April 20th). There, a woman was working in her backyard when she heard […]

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NWS: Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect

NWS: Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect

By on April 19, 2019 in WNDB News

UPDATE (04-19-19): All Volusia County Beach Safety lifeguard towers are closed. Volusia County, FL – A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Volusia County that lasts until 10 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of Florida until 10 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/8BrEKHb9o2 — NWS Melbourne (@NWSMelbourne) April 19, 2019 That’s according to the National […]

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VCSO: Drug Buy-Bust Operation Nets 12 Arrests

VCSO: Drug Buy-Bust Operation Nets 12 Arrests

By on April 19, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – Ten people are facing numerous drug charges after law enforcement officials from several agencies conducted a proactive drug buy/bust in the city of DeLand and surrounding areas yesterday (April 18). The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office operation included members of the VCSO West Volusia Narcotics Task Force, along with members of the Deltona […]

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Browns Reveal Concepts For New Riverfront Park

Browns Reveal Concepts For New Riverfront Park

By on April 18, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Residents will have one more chance to see what’s on the minds of the designers behind the big overhaul of a downtown Daytona Beach public park. That’s set to take place next Wednesday (April 24th) between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the lobby of the News-Journal Center off of 221 North Beach Street. It’s […]

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Cockfighting Pit Found During Narcotics Investigation

Cockfighting Pit Found During Narcotics Investigation

By on April 17, 2019 in WNDB News

Orange City, FL – A narcotics search warrant served by Volusia County Sheriff’s detectives this morning resulted in the discovery of what appears to be a breeding and training ground used for cockfighting. Three people were at the home located at 1370 Park Avenue but only one was arrested. 47-year-old Jose Rodriguez-Quinones was found in […]

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