Deltona, FL – One Daytona man was arrested on Wednesday, and another man faces charges, for a string of car burglaries that occurred in Deltona in October, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office (VCSO).
20-year-old Laron Manning was arrested on Wednesday for at least eight burglaries that all occurred within an hour, between 3:30 and 4:30 AM off of Providence Blvd. in Deltona on October 26. 20-year-old Erik Smith, who was already in the Volusia County Branch Jail for a countywide spree of car burglaries that have occurred since October 30, is also charged in this incident. For earlier reporting on the countywide burglaries, click here.
The Deltona car burglaries all occurred in the same general area, and VCSO says that two firearms, multiple credit cards, victims’ driver’s licenses, and other items were stolen during the spree. The break-ins usually involved entry into unlocked vehicles. Some of the burglaries that were reported occurred on Monticello St., Akron Dr., Merrick Dr., and Alameda Dr.
According to VCSO, detectives found photographs on social media of Manning and other associates wearing or using stolen items.
Manning remains at the Volusia County Branch Jail as of Friday afternoon on $105,000 bail. He is charged with six counts of burglary, two counts of armed burglary, two counts of grand theft of a firearm, three counts of possession of stolen credit or debit cards, illegal use of credit cards more than two times, and possession of a weapon or ammunition by a delinquent until age 24.
Smith is also being held at the Volusia County Branch Jail on more than $153,000 bail. His charges from the October 26 Deltona burglaries include six counts of burglary, three counts of possession of stolen credit or debit cards, two counts of illegal use of a credit card more than two times in six months, two counts of grand theft of a firearm, and two counts of armed burglary.
(Manning’s mugshot courtesy Volusia County Jail)
(Smith’s mugshot courtesy Volusia County Jail)
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