Deltona

share

Brandon Schmid, driver, in forefront, & Jordan Golaszweski, killed in car crash 8 days ago in Deltona / Headline Surfer®Wrecked Ford Focus where two teens killed in Deltona / Headline Surfer®Deltona fatal wreck locator map / Headline Surfer®Photos for Headline Surfer® /
Brandon Schmid, 17 (shown in the forefront of the image far left, the driver of a 2007 Ford Focus, and his friend, Jordan Golaszewski, 16 (shown in the background), and in the front passenger seat, were both killed Sunday, Nov. 15, when for yet unknown reasons, left the roadway in the 1500 block of Providence Boulevard and rollover over before coming to rest against a tree in the median on Sunday , Nov. 15. A third occupant, 23-year-old  Samuel Bengochea, 23, survived the crash, despite being ejected from the sedan.  Law enforcement responded to the double fatality at 3:23 a.m. 

DELTONA, Fla. -- Two Deltona teens were killed 10 days ago ago in a single-vehicle accident while a third occupant in his early 20s survived, despite being thrown from the vehicle which overturned and came to rest against a tree in the median in the middle of the night.

share

Missing Deltona teen Brandy Sweat last seen Friday / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® /
If you see this Deltona teen, Brandy Sweat, please call the VCSO at 386-943-8276.

DELTONA, Fla. -- The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a 17-year-old Deltona girl with a medical condition who ran away on Friday, an agency spokesman said.

"This isn’t the first time that Brandy Sweat has run away," Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidon told HeadlineSurfer.com, adding, "She’s considered endangered because Brandy is insulin-dependent and has ended up in the hospital in the past when she failed to take her medication as directed."

The Deltona teen was dropped off at Deltona High School on Friday morning, but failed to return home after school, Davidson said

share

Deltona homicide local / Headline Surfer®Headline Surfer® graphic /
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.

share

Julia T. Burk, 4, of Deltona, FL is reported missing / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® /
Julia T. Burk, 14, of Deltona, shown here, was discovered missing Tuesday morning, but reunited with her family a short time later.

DELTONA, Fla. -- Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies have located a 14-year-old girl and reunited her with her Deltona family, an agency spokesman said.

Julia T. Burk was last seen around 10:30 p.m. Monday at her family’s house on Cherokee Pride Trail, before she was reported missing this morning, but there was good news after all for the 5 foot-3 teen.

"Julia was located safe and sound just a few minutes after we put out the news alert," Sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant told Headline Surfer® this afternoon.

"Julia was located safe and sound just a few minutes after we put out the news alert," Sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant told Headline Surfer® this afternoon.

share

Julia T. Burk, 4, of Deltona, FL is reported missing / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® /
Anyone who has any information on the whereabouts of Julia T. Burk, 14, of Deltona, shown here, is asked to immediately dial 9-1-1 and ask for the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.

DELTONA, Fla. -- Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing and possibly endangered 14-year-old Deltona girl who was last seen at her home Monday night, an agency spokesman said.

Julia T. Burk was last seen around 10:30 p.m. at her family’s house on Cherokee Pride Trail.

"She is believed to be on foot," Sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant told Headline Surfer®. "Her clothing description is unknown. Her family reported her missing at about 6 a.m. Tuesday after waking up and discovering she was gone."

share

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®

Photo for Headline Surfer® /
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.

share

Fred Lowery speaking and self promoting in DeBary, FL / Headline Surfer®Dis 5 county councilman does bidding for influential Daytona insiders who comprised 80% of his campaign funding while dissing media asking about transparency

DEBARY, Fla. -- The newest member of the Volusia County Council has already shown his true colors when it comes to transparency and the opportunity to stand tall for under-paid Sheriff's deputies and sergeants who were negotiating with management in good faith last month when the county declared an impasse -- walked away from talks.

share

DELAND, Fla. -- The way School Board member Melody McSorley Johnson sees it, colleague John Hill's public demand for the firing of the superintendent of schools before speaking to her privately, may not have been in good taste, but she was quick to add "the handwriting was on the wall" regarding Margaret Smith's decision to retire as soon as today.

share

Pizza deliveryman robbed locator in Deltona / Headline Surfer®Headline Surfer® graphic /
An empty house was the apparent location for the robbery of a Papa John's pizza deliveryman by eight teenage boys as  shown in this locator map, according to the Volusioa County Flagler Sheriff's Office.

DELTONA, Fla. -- Volusia County sheriff’s deputies tracked down and arrested eight juveniles in connection with the Wednesday afternoon robbery of a pizza delivery driver in Deltona, an agency spokesman said.

Deputies responded around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday after the driver, Colton Reisner, of a local Papa John's, said he was robbed at a house at 1037 Abagail Drive.

Reisner didn’t report any weapons used in the robbery, or any money stolen. He said some of the teens snuck up and threw a blanket or sheet over his head when he knocked on the front door, then took off with pizza, chicken wings and soda. The house was vacant.

share

Party Lines political Notebook / Headline Surfer®
Citizen watchdog Morton Culligan / Headline Surfer®Joyce Cusack / Headline Surfer®Pat Northey / Headline Surfer®Editor's Note: Morton Culligan of DeBary, a citizen watchdog (shown here at far left), who often appears at Volusia County Council meetings, and an attendee at a HeadlineSurfer.com public candidate debate for the at-large County Council seat at the Oak Hill City Hall back in June for which candidate Pat Northey (shown here far right) was a no-show, wrote the following after Thursday'sCounty Council meeting and sent it to local media outlets. Culligan was reacting to Councilman Joshua Wagner's criticism of Northey for the mailer on County Council at-large incumbent Joyce Cusack (shown here in the middle). Culligan's reference to 'Fast Freddy' is Fred Lowry, candidate for the district 5 seat Northey now holds, but is term-limited in, which is why she's challenging Cusack. Lowry is battling fellow candidate Rich Gailey of DeBary, who won the August primary:

DELAND, Fla. -- Whats next? Big Spat at Volusia Council meeting. Pat Northey slips back into the gutter -- again.

Pages