Lt. Kimberly Kilpatrick
Detective Division Commander
DOLLAR GENERALSTORE ROBBER ARRESTED
The Port Orange Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit received an anonymous tip regarding the robbery at the Dollar General at 5420 Ridgewood Ave. The anonymous tip provided a name of a suspect, Travis Heidinger, w,m, dob 01/26/74. Upon further investigation it was found that Travis Heidinger was possibly located at Stewart Marchman Center, 1150 Red John Rd. Daytona Beach. Port Orange Detectives located a vehicle in the parking lot matching the description of the one used in the robbery that was registered to Travis Heidinger. Detectives made contact with Travis Heidinger as he exited the building.
Travis Heidinger was arrested after providing a confession that he had committed the robbery. It should be noted that the money/cash was not located at this time and detectives are awaiting a search warrant for the vehicle. Travis Heidinger will be transported to the Volusia County Branch Jail with the criminal charges of: Robbery w/out a firearm and violation of probation.
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