New Smyrna Beach cops: Woman charged with conpiracy to commit murder by allegedly hiring hit man

Pamela King Vanordale arrested on a conpiracy to commit murder charge by NSB cops / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® /
Pamela King Vanordale is shown in her jail booking mug shortly after her 11:57 a.m. Saturday arrest.
 

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.

Vanorsdale was located by New Smyrna Beach police officers and taken into custody without incident. The firearm she planned to use in the crime was collected from her residence by investigators after obtaining a search warrant.

Vanorsdale was located by New Smyrna Beach Police officers and taken into custody without incident. The firearm she planned to use in the crime was collected from her residence by investigators after obtaining a search warrant.

The type of firearm was not revealed by police. The identities of the hit man and the intended victim were not released by cops either.

Vanorsdale was transported to the Volusia County Branch Jail in Daytona Beach where she was briefly held before the $25,000 bail was posted on her behalf. 

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com for a decade now. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed dozens of journalism-industry awards in print anddigital platforms. Frederick is enrolled at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's three-fourths through the online Master of Arts program in New Media Journalism. His graduation is in August.