DELTONA -- A Deltona man was airlifted by helicopter to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach with a non-life threatening bullet wound to his head after he was confronted by two men inside his residence just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday, a Volusia County Sheriff''s official said.
The clerk told deputies that he was in the back room washing dishes and when he turned around and saw a man with two shirts covering his face standing behind him and pointing a large kitchen knife pointed at him.
"The robber ordered the clerk to open the cash register," Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson told Headline Surfer, and when the clerk complied, "the suspect grabbed money from the register and then ran out the door and headed southbound."
DELTONA The Volusia County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help this morning in locating a 80-year-old man who has Alzheimer's.
Baltazar Maldonado left his home in Deltona Wednesday afternoon without his cell phone.
"He was last seen at his home on Blackstone Avenue wearing a blue plaid shirt and black pants," Sheriff's spokesman Brandon Haught told Headline Surfer.
Vehicle found abandoned in Sanford
ORANGE CITY -- A taxi driver was held up at gunpoint early this morning and ordered to drive a man and woman to Orange city before he escaped at the intersection of Volusia and Graves avenues, A Volusia County Sheriff's spokesman said.
The 2002 Dodge Caravan was later recovered abandoned in Sanford and the duo remain at large.En español, cortesía de Surfer Headline, el galardonado periódico 24/7 servicio deinternet Central Florida...
VCSO: Deputies searching for Deltona mom who fled with her 3 young kids rather than relinquish them to state
Whereabouts unknown since Monday
DELTONA -- A 27-year-old Deltona mother who was court-ordered to relinquish parental rights to her three small children -- ages 8, 6 and 4 months -- and hand them over to DCF, instead has fled and Volusia County Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in finding her and her kids, an agency official said this afternoon.
VCSO: Suspect driver and vehicle located this morning, but no charges yet
DELTONA -- An apparent drug deal in Deltona went horribly wrong late Sunday afternoon, resulting in the death of an 18-year-old man who was dragged down the street by a fleeing motorist, an official with the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said.
The victim was identified as Tristan De Joy, who witnesses reported walking late Sunday afternoon to the end of Sonnet Court, the same Deltona road where he lives. Next, a pickup truck was spotted driving to the end of the street, where De Joy was.
National Weather Service: Flood advisory for New Smyrna Beach, Port Orange, Orange City, Lake Helen & Deltona
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The National Weather Service has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for the Volusia County cities of New Smyrna Beach, Port Orange, Orange City, Lake Helen and Deltona until 9 p.m.
The advisory was issued at 6:58 p.m. from the National Weather Service in Melboune, following a fast-moving thunderstorm.
Limo service worker may have had financial issues
DELTONA -- The Volusia County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a Deltona man who went missing under suspicious circumstances April 2 and hasn't been seen since.
James Sheaffer, 36, who works for a limousine service, was last seen at the business getting into an unknown man's vehicle, Sheriff's spokesman Brandon Haught told Headline Surfer this afternoon.
"The men then drove away in a black passenger car, leaving Sheaffer's vehicle behind," the sheriff's spokesman said. "He did not return to work for his next assignment and his live-in girlfriend and family members haven't heard from him.
DELTONA -- It was shortly after 4 in the morning morning when a resident spotted a suspicious sight -- two people walking down the street, pushing a shopping cart loaded with various items.