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SANFORD, Fla. -- A 7-year-old diabled veteran a carjackd at gunpoint in the 100 block of Country Club Circle on Thursday night, Sanford cops said.

The Sanford Police Department is currently investigating an armed carjacking that occurred on the 100 block of Country Club Circle on August 13, 2015 at approximately 8:00 p.m. The victim in this crime is a 72 year-old disabled veteran.

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Port Orange cop investigating homicide: Womn' body floating in Halifax River / Headline Surfer®Headline Surfer® graphic /
A woman's body found floating in the Halifax River in the vicinity of the Seven Seas Marina in Port Orange as shown in this locator map is being treated as an active homicide investigation. The woman's' ID is known to Port Orange cops, who are withholding her identity until her immediate family members are contacted.

PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- The body of a woman was found floating in the Halifax River early Wednesday near the Seven Seas Marina at 3300 S. Peninsula Drive, police said.

Here's a synopsis of what cops came across as described in an email to HeadlineSurfer.com from Port Orange Police Lt. Scott Brozio: "Responding officers found an unidentified female floating in the vicinity of the marina. Port Orange Detectives responded to the scene and the Volusia County Medical Examiner’s Office was contacted to remove the deceased."

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Volusia County Sheriff's investigator are looking for a fraud supect in Edgewater /  Headline SurferPhoto for Headline Surfer® /
This surveillance image shows a man using someone else's credit card without their permission at two stores in Edgewater. If you know this man with the red shirt, please contact the Volusia County Sheriff's Office at the numbers posted below.

EDGEWATER, Fla. -- Volusia County Sheriff's investigators are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect who fraudulently used a woman's credit card information to make purchases at two stores in Edgewater, an agency spokesman said.

"The suspect pictured used the victim's information (last) Thursday at Publix and Dollar General stores on Ridgewood Avenue in Edgewater," Sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant told HeadlineSurfer.com, in supplying a still surveillance photo with information on the case.

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The vicinity of 551 N. Floyd Circle was scene of a Sunday night homicide as shown in this locator.

DELTONA, Fla. -- A man was killed Sunday night in a shooting incident in a Deltona neighborhood.

Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene in the area of 551 N. Floyd Circle near Normandy Boulevard around 9:23 p.m. in response to the shooting.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

"All of the people involved in the shooting are accounted for, and at this time investigators are interviewing them and working to determine the facts and circumstances of the incident," Sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant told Headline Surfer® just before midnight Sunday.

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PALM COAST, Fla. -- A 42-year-old Palm Coast man accused of impersonating a law enforcement officer has been incarcerated since his arrest Tuesday, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office said.

 

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NSBPD cop blotter / Headline Surfer®NSBPD cop Jason Reve / Headline Surfer®NSBPD cop Mark Severance / Headline Surfer®Photos for Headline Surfer® /
NSBPD Sgts. Jason Reve and Mark Severance, shown here left & right, respectively,  are shown here, were the patrol supervisors for the 4 p.m. Friday to 4:30 a.m. Saturday shift.

NSBPD arrest / Headline Surfer®NSBPD arrst / Headline Surfer®NSBPD arrest / Headline Surfer®NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla -- A 2:13 a.m. traffic stop for an expired tag in the 900 block of Maple Street resulted in the arrests of three women on narcotics charges, resulting in their transport to the Volusia County Branch Jail in Daytona Beach where they were booked, pending first appearances later today.

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Vincent Smith, 23, wanted for shooting 4 people in Daytona Beach / Headline Sufer®Photo for Headline Surfer® / 
If you see this man, 23-year-old Vincent Smith, call 9-1-1. He's armed and considered dangerous and last seen fleeing the scene of a shooting in the 30 block of Henry Butts Drive in an orange Chevy Camaro, bearing Florida tag DGKD87 or a temp tag, BFJ3044, that may still be attached to the car. He's wanted by Daytona Beach police on suspicion of aggravated battery resulting from use of a firearm for allegedly opening fire 12:16 a.m. Friday inside the residence, resulting in four people being shot. The victims, three men and a woman, ages 19 to 21, were being treated for non-life threatening injuries. He's known to frequent Marina Vista, Sail Point Bay Wedgewood and Eagle Oaks Apartments.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A 300-pound man kicked out of a house party near Bethune Cookman University returned with a handgun and opened fire, wounding four young people, Daytona Beach cops said.

An all-points bulletin has been issued  by for the apprehension of Vincent Smith, 23, an imposing figure at 6 feet tall and weighing 300 pounds; clearly armed and dangerous.

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NSBPD call shheet for overnighjt shift, April 1, 2015 / Headline Surfer®NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Acting Sgt. Brian Page and four officers on overnight patrol with him dealt with a residential burglary to a residence on Wayne Avenue and two separate warrant arrests resulting in transport to the Volusia County Brabnch Jail in Daytona Beach. 

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Man's body found at Tomoka Landfill in Daytona Beach, Fla / Headline Surfer®Volusia County Medical Examiner pivcks up man's body found in Tomoka landfill in Daytona / Headline Surfer®Ronald Lantery, found dead in Tomoka Landfill in Daytona / Headline Surfer®Photos for Headline Surfer® /
The body of Ronald Lantery, 51, was found in a morning refuse haul at the Tomoka Landfill on Wednesday morning. How it got there and how the man was killed is under investigation.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The body of a 51-year Key West man was found today at Volusia County's Tomoka Farms Road in a load of refuse brought there in the morning.

The Sheriff’s Office was notified of the discovery at 10:33 a.m. and deployed its Major Case Unit to the scene to investigate. The victim has been identified as 51-year-old Ronald Lantery of Key West.

"The body was found inside a building operated by GEL Recycling Inc.," Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson told Headline Surfer®. "Investigators who visually inspected the body at the scene observed no outward signs of trauma or foul play. "

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Anthony DeFeo, combative with deputies responding to 9-1-1 call of suspicious person in Deltona roadway, screams: 'I'm gonna die tonight!'

Daytona Beach News-Jouyrnal reporter arrested for kicking deputy, VCSO, says / Headline Surfer®

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Anthony Defeo, a reporter for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, is shown in a mug shot taken at the Volusia County Branch Jail in Daytona Beach shortly after his 12:37 a.m. Saturday arrest in Deltona.

DAYTONA BEACH -- A Daytona Beach News-Journal reporter bonded out of the Volusia County Branch Jail this morning after he was arrested and booked on two felony charges for allegedly fighting with deputies while intoxicated -- including allegedly kicking one of them in the mid-section -- when they responded to a 9-1-1 call of a suspicious person in the middle of a road in Deltona.

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