Crime

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 21-year-old South Daytona man riding a motorcycle was killed in a collision with a motorist this morning on North Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach Police said.

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- A 58-year-old Orlando man was arrested Friday on a warrant after the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said its agents found child porn in his home.

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ORANGE CITY, Fla. -- A man is dead in Orange City after he pointed a gun at law enforcement officers, prompting several officers to open fire to neutralize the threat. The shooting occurred early Tuesday morning after Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies and Orange City police officers responded to reports of a man stopped in the middle of Volusia Avenue and pointing a gun at passing motorists.

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DELTONA, Fla. -- It didn’t take long for Volusia County sheriff’s deputies and a K-9 to track down a suspect Saturday night after he unsuccessfully tried to rob a Deltona Family Dollar store, then tried in vain to hide from law enforcement in a nearby pond.
 

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DELAND, Fla. -- The DeLand Police Department is investigating an apparent shooting at what was described as a "large party" in a house in the 800 block of Valleydale Avenue where one person was pronounced dead on scene when DeLand cops arrived shortly after 7:30 p.m. Saturday and a second person died after multiple transports to the hospital overnight, a city spokesman said.

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PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Apparently his mother shushing him at the dinner table, sent a 34-year-old Port Orange man into a frenzy at his elderly parents' home as they were about to have Thanksgiving together, resulting in a vicious knife attack on both of them.

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DELTONA, Fla. --A Volusia County Sheriff’s Office K-9 suffered a fatal gunshot this evening after chasing down an armed suspect who fled and fired at deputies in Deltona, an agency spokesman said.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- On July 8, Dalphanite Johnson wrote a single word on his Facebook page: "Life." Four months later he would be dead.

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Photos for Headline Surfer / John Young, 59, is shown above in his booking mug after his arrest on felony charges of lewd and lascivious acts on a child.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 5-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by a 59-year-old friend of the boy's family after he was allegedly caught, leading to the arrest Wednesday night of John Young, who was being held without bail in the Volusia County Branch Jail in Daytona Beach.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- It has become all too obvious that the Daytona Beach News-Journal is allowing itself to be used as a conduit for the promotion of Craig Capri as Sheriff-elect Mike Chitwood's successor for police chief during a murder mo less.

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