Downloaded images allegedly include a girl performing a sex act on a dog
EDGEWATER, Fla. -- A local man is in custody in Georgia, facing 30 counts of child pornography, after the Volusia County Sheriff's Office received a tip earlier this year the 53-year-old Edgewater man had been downloading images of young children engaged in sexual situations, including a girl performing a sex act on a dog, an agency spokesman said.
Ordinarily a third-degree felony, the charges against Daniel Cravener were elevated to second-degree felonies because some of the downloaded images found in his possession included victims believed to be as young as 5 years old, Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson stated in a press release earlier on this Saturday, which was emailed to Headline Surfer® and other Central Florida media outlets that provide daily breaking news coverage.
Far more questions than answers in deputy-involved fatal shooting of armed motorist over weekend in Osteen
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A motorist was shot and killed by one of two deputies after he refused to put down a gun he reached for while seated in his car on the side of the road in the 1400 block of SR 415 in rural Osteen, a Volusia County Sheriff's spokesman said, but a full 24 hours later on Sunday night, there were far more questions than answers as to the use of deadly force.
Despite alleged Deltona Wal-Mart shoplifter digging key into scalp of Sheriff's k9 in nearby creek, suspect arrested
SANFORD, Fla. -- On Nov. 21 at 12:58 p.m. a then-unknown man entered the Bank of America, 3094 South Orlando Drive.
Here is a synopsis of what happened as described in a press release sent to HeadlineSurfer.com and other Central Florida media outlets: The suspect entered the financial institution and approached a teller, demanding an unknown amount of currency.
The suspect was last seen wearing a black bandana on his head, sunglasses, a black shirt, jeans, a sports coat, and blue sneakers. The suspect was described as having a thin build and possibly in his late twenties or early thirties. Furthermore, the suspect fled the scene without removing any currency from the financial institution.
SANFORD, Fla. -- On Nov. 5, just minutes before high noon, a then-unknown gunman brazenly walked into the Harbor Community Bank, 251 West First St., and stuck a handgun in the face of a teller before fleeing with the loot in one hand and gun in the other.
"The suspect brandished a firearm and demanded money from a bank employee," Sanford cop Ronny Neal told Headline Surfer® and other Central Florida media outlets that day, "It is unknown the amount of money obtained. Furthermore, the suspect fled the scene and is considered armed and dangerous."
Beach safety Patrol: Ohio man exposes himself to 2 underage teen girls outside Flagler Ave bathrooms in NSB
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 24-year-old Ohio man saw two under-age teen girls coming out of the women's public bathrooms at the Flagler Avenue Beach ramp and brazenly unbuttoned and then unzipped his shorts, pulled out his penis and began masturbating, over the weekend, according to an arrest report from the Volusia County Office of Beach Safety.
The object of his desire? Two teen gals -- ages 14 and 16 -- who got an eyeful -- as he walked by and started zipping up again. But there were another set of eyes on him: A Beach Safety cop who was in his vehicle in the parking lot adjacent to the beach ramp.
VCSO: 15-year-old ex-New Smyrna Beach HS student arrested on charges of threatening mass school shooting
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 15-year-old ex-New Smyrna Beach High School student has been arrested on several felony charges after a Volusia County Sheriff’s Office investigation into a bomb threat he made on Twitter revealed plans to commit a mass school shooting, an agency spokesman said.
VCSO: Deputies shoot and kill passenger in GMC truck who opened fire on them during traffic stop in Barberville
PIERSON, Fla. -- A passenger in a pickup truck pulled over during a traffic stop late Monday night in Barberville was killed after he shot at two Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies and the female driver also was struck by a bullet in the crossfire, an agency spokesman said, adding the deputies weren’t injured.
Here is a synopsis of what happened as decribed by Voluia County Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson to HeadlineSurfer.com: After spotting a burned out tail light, deputies pulled over the GMC truck at 11:29 p.m. as it traveled westbound on S.R. 40 just west of County Road 3.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 50-year-old woman has been arrested on a felony charge of conspiracy to commit murder by allegedly trying to hire a hit man and intending to provide him with the weapon to fatally shoot the intended victim, New Smyrna Beach cops said.
Here is a synopis of what happened as described by New Smyrna Beach police in an emailed press release to HeadlineSurfer.com: On Aug. 21, the New Smyrna Beach Police Department was contacted by the Daytona Beach Police Department with information related to a conspiracy to commit murder. The investigation revealed that the suspect, Pamela Vanorsdale, contacted a male known to her and solicited him to murder another male with a firearm she intended to provide.