ORMOND BEACH, Fla -- Two off-duty Volusia County sheriff’s deputies were arrested on DUI charges in separate incidents this weekend.
Deputy Jonathan Johansmeyer was arrested by the Ormond Beach Police Department around 4:14 p.m. Saturday after he was seen driving at a high rate of speed past an OBPD officer at the Bermuda Estates apartment complex on St. Georges Road. Johansmeyer failed to stop for the officer and sped through an adjacent parking lot and onto Granada Boulevard as the officer followed with lights and sirens active.
Johansmeyer failed to successfully complete several field sobriety exercises. He was charged with DUI and fleeing or attempting to elude law enforcement. Johansmeyer, 23, submitted his resignation on Sunday, effective immediately. His hire date was April 23, 2018, and he was assigned to VCSO District 2 in northwest Volusia County.
Detective Brandon Cobb was arrested on a DUI charge early Sunday after a traffic stop in Garden City, Ga. Cobb, 27, will be placed on leave and reassigned to an administrative position pending the outcome of his case. His hire date was July 19, 2010, and he was most recently assigned to the VCSO District 2 Northwest Detectives Unit.