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Volusia County Inmate Adds Making Bomb Threats To His Charges

Volusia County Inmate Adds Making Bomb Threats To His Charges

By on July 17, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – An 18-year-old man already in the Volusia County Jail since March 2019 now has a felony charge of making written threats to kill. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office reports that Ethan Russell made threats to bomb several government facilities and other major facilities. Russell handed a jail officer a note saying […]

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Be On The Lookout For The “Beef Bandits”

Be On The Lookout For The “Beef Bandits”

By on July 16, 2019 in WNDB News

Ormond-by-the Sea, FL – The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in the search to for two men dubbed the “beef bandits” because they have stolen at least $500 worth of assorted meats from the Publix in Ormond-by-the-Sea. VCSO said the first heist happened on June 12 when they got about $300 worth […]

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First Step Shelter Board Adopts $1.1 Million Operating Budget

First Step Shelter Board Adopts $1.1 Million Operating Budget

By on July 16, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – An annual operating budget of $1.1 million is in effect after First Step Shelter Board members adopted it at Monday night’s (July 15) meeting. That amount covers the cost of 40 to 45 people staying at the homeless assistance center at one time. Board member Chase Tramont said that it’s common […]

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VCC Approves Ormond Beach Rezoning, Plan To Address Sea Level Change

VCC Approves Ormond Beach Rezoning, Plan To Address Sea Level Change

By on July 16, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – Volusia County Council heard a presentation for a resolution to adopt the East Central Florida Regional Resiliency Action Plan on the issue of sea-level change. Director of Growth & Resource Management Clay Ervin said whatever your opinion on the subject, the County will have to deal with any rules or regulations regarding […]

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VCSO Finds Children Living In Deplorable Conditions, Parents Arrested

VCSO Finds Children Living In Deplorable Conditions, Parents Arrested

By on July 16, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – Three children, ages 5, 4, and 3-years-old are in DCF custody after being removed from terrible living conditions in their parents home. The parents, 52-year-old Walter Milane and 34-year-old Tara Milane were arrested. Each was charged with three counts of child neglect. Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call from a […]

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One Dead After Driving Off Orange Ave Bridge

One Dead After Driving Off Orange Ave Bridge

By on July 16, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – The Daytona Beach Police Department and Fire Department are investigating a fatal accident in the Halifax River near Silver Beach Avenue and Peninsula Drive. According to Messod Bendayan, the public information officer for the Daytona Beach Police Department, units were called to the construction zone for the new high-rise bridge connecting […]

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9th Annual Mayors Backpack Giveaway This Saturday

9th Annual Mayors Backpack Giveaway This Saturday

By on July 16, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – The Volusia County school year gets underway on August 12 and to help out, the 9th annual Mayor’s Backpack Giveaway is taking place this Saturday, July 20 at Earl Brown Park in DeLand. Beginning at 8 a.m., the City of DeLand and the Spring Hill Neighborhood Association in partnership will Walmart, will […]

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Law Enforcement Cracks Down On Speeders

Law Enforcement Cracks Down On Speeders

By on July 15, 2019 in WNDB News

Tallahassee, FL – Highway speeders, no matter how little they go over the posted limit, are being targeted as Florida Highway Patrol troopers and transportation officials team up with federal and regional agencies in a weeklong speed-enforcement campaign. “The speed limit is the speed limit,” Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Derrick Rahming said. “It’s not suggested. […]

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LPR Leads To Stolen Vehicle And Arrest Of Three Men By FCSO

LPR Leads To Stolen Vehicle And Arrest Of Three Men By FCSO

By on July 15, 2019 in WNDB News

Bunnell, FL – An alert from a License Plate Recognition device gave the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office a heads-up about a stolen vehicle that resulted in the arrests of 21-year-old Brian Johnson, 21-year-old Marquis Gross, and 22-year-old Justin King. Sheriff Rick Staly located the vehicle heading north on U.S. 1 near Belle Terre Parkway and […]

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Man Charged With Killing Mother’s Boyfriend

Man Charged With Killing Mother’s Boyfriend

By on July 15, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – Daytona Beach Police have arrested 25-year-old Alonzo Harkness in connection with the shooting death of his mother’s boyfriend, 60-year-old Roosevelt Thomas at a home in DeLand on Saturday night. DeLand Police officers were called to Harkness mother’s, Hattie Gilchrist, apartment in the 400 block of South Parsons in reference to a disturbance. […]

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