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VCSO DETECTIVES SERVING EARLY-MORNING SEARCH WARRANT INTERRUPT COUNTERFEIT OPERATION IN PROGRESS
Volusia County sheriff’s detectives dismantled an active counterfeiting operation in the Orange City area early Wednesday – arriving around 5:30 a.m. to execute a search warrant and discovering several people in the process of printing fake money.
The operation is believed to be responsible for producing more than $100,000 in counterfeit currency since March. Six people were arrested on location (451 Foothill Farms Road, Orange City) on charges ranging from counterfeiting to narcotics possession, theft and probation violation. They are:
Wednesday morning’s search also resulted in the recovery of several items stolen in a recent residential burglary in Deltona, and a firearm that was reported missing in the Orange City area.
The investigation remains ongoing and additional charges are expected.
Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352
Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151