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2014

January
01/31/2014

Girl Found Alone When Garage Meth Lab Caught Fire

01/26/2014 4-Year-Old Deltona Boy Drowns In Backyard Pool    Updated 1/27/14
01/22/2014

Four Arrested For Manufacturing Meth In Camper

01/18/2014 Teen Shot At Deputy, Charged With Attempted Murder
01/11/2014

Sheriff's Office Investigating Suspicious Death In Seville

01/10/2014 Former Pierson Town Clerk Arrested For Theft Of Town Funds
01/10/2014 Deltona Man Accused Of Sexually Battering Multiple Victims Updated 1/21/14
01/07/2014 Woman Charged with Child Neglect for Taking 2-Year-Old on Cold, Late-Night Trip
01/04/2014 Skeletal Remains Found Near Ormond Beach
01/02/2014

Father And Son Arrested For Grand Theft

01/02/2014

Man Arrested In Deltona Stabbing Incident

2013

December
12/25/2013

Fatal Shooting Of 69-Year-Old Deltona Man Investigated  
Updated 05/12/14 - 6:00 p.m.

12/22/2013 Two Boys Caught Vandalizing Elementary School
12/21/2013

Cab Driver Carjacked In Deltona  Updated

12/20/2013 East Volusia Crime Suppression Operation Yields 18 Arrests
12/19/2013

Sheriff's Office Relocating To Ormond Beach

12/17/2013

Four Pounds Of Marijuana Lead To Arrests Near Ormond Beach

12/16/2013

Newborn Baby Abandoned In Debary Updated 12/17/13

12/15/2013 Man Sneaks Into Woman's Bedroom, Charged With Burglary
12/13/2013 Man Arrested for Trafficking in Cocaine
12/11/2013 Two Men Arrested After Robbing 77-Year-Old Man For His Pills
12/10/2013

Woman Arrested after Meth Lab Found in Oak Hill Home

12/09/2013

Public's Help Sought in Locating Missing Man Update 12/9/13

12/07/2013

Pharmacy Employee Arrested for Stealing Pills

12/06/2013

Sheriff's Investigators Arrest Mother-Son Burglary Duo

12/06/2013

Narcotics Agents Arrest Man with Cooler Full of Drugs

12/05/2013

A Crowbar And Marijuana In A Mason Jar Get Four Teens Into Hot Water

12/05/2013

Bad Smell Leads To Meth Lab Arrest

12/03/2013 Deltona Woman Arrested For Exploitation Of The Elderly Update 12/13/13
12/03/2013 Drunken Man Broke into Store through Rooftop Air Conditioning Conduits
12/02/2013 DeLand Man Fled From Traffic Stop, Arrested On Drug Charges
November
11/26/2013

Gunshot Stops Burglary In Oak Hill

11/26/2013 Public's Help Sough In Locating Missing Man      Update 11/30/13
11/22/2013

Law Enforcement Halts Burglary Crime Spree At Fly-In

11/21/2013 Miami Man Arrested After Napping With Drugs In His Lap
11/14/2013

Exhumation Propels 1972 Cold Case Homicide Investigation

11/14/2013

Three Teens Face Murder Charges in Dragging Death

11/14/2013

Robbery Suspect Turns Himself In

11/13/2013

Decomposing Body Found In DeBary Updated 11/14/13

11/12/2013 Telecommunicator Arrested For Pointing A Gun At Reporter
11/12/2013 Sheriff's Office Investigating Attempted Robbery Near Orange City   
Updated 11/13/13
11/11/2013 Volusia Agents Dismantle Drug And Money Laundering Operation
11/08/2013

Deputies Searching For Missing 70-Year-Old Woman   Updated 11/09/13

11/08/2013 Oak Hill Man Arrested For Child Abuse And Battery
11/08/2013 Traffic Stop Leads To Discovery Of Meth Lab Materials In Truck
11/07/2013 Lieutenant's Motorcycle Skills Earn Agency New Bike
11/06/2013 Sheriff's Office Seeking Public's Help In Locating Missing DeBary Man
11/05/2013 Building Near DeLand Damaged By Water Hose Vandalism
11/05/2013 Sheriff's Office Employees Of Quarter Honored
11/05/2013 Family Dollar Employee Robbed at Gunpoint
11/04/2013 Domestic Quarrel Leaves Woman In Critical Condition
11/01/2013 Man Arrested For Exposing Himself To Trick-Or-Treaters 
October
10/29/2013 Sheriff's Office Offers Tips For A Safe Halloween
10/28/2013

Deltona Man Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

10/25/2013

Convicted Felon Arrested With Guns, Drugs

10/23/2013

Sheriff's Office Searching for Missing, Endangered Mother and Children  Updated 10/28/13

10/23/2013

Ormond Beach Man Arrested For Sexual Battery

10/22/2013 Sheriff's Office To Talk Cyber-Safety In Live FaceBook Chat
10/22/2013 Sheriff's Office To Host 5 Sites For Drug Take-Back Day
10/18/2013

Deputies Searching For Missing 77-Year-Old Deltona Man   Updated 10/21/13

10/16/2013 Sex Offender Arrested for Having Sex with Minor
10/16/2013 Train Passenger Arrested For Performing Sex Act On Self
10/16/2013 Thieves Caught Trying To Sell Stolen Property
10/14/2013 Woman Arrested For Cooking Meth In Presence Of Child
10/14/2013 Deputies Save Man From Burning Vehicle
10/14/2013 Deputies Stop Impaired Drive With Gunshot Victim In Truck
10/10/2013 Meth Lab Discovery Results In Two Arrests
10/09/2013 Diver Dies After Accident At Blue Springs State Park    Updated
10/05/2013

Shooting Outside Papi's Bottle Club Under Investigation  Updated 10/07/13

September
09/29/2013

Volusia County Sheriff's Office Investigating Shooting In Deltona

09/27/2013 Deputies Arrest Man For Selling 6,000 Pounds Of Stolen Wire
09/26/2013

$9,000 Worth of Cigarettes Stolen from DeBary Store

09/25/2013

Volusia County Experiencing Problems With E-911 System  Updated

09/22/2013

Deputy Arrests Man Who Left 3-Year-Old Boy in Truck at Bar

09/19/2013

Materials For A Meth Lab Discovered In Traffic Stop

09/16/2013

7-Eleven Store In Deltona Robbed By Man With Knife

09/11/2013 Skeletal remains discovered in Osteen in May confirmed as belonging to 81-year-old woman, Shirley Umbarger
09/11/2013 Volusia Deputies Searching for Escaped Sex Offender   Updated - 09/12/13
09/09/2013 Arrested Burger King Assistant Manager Claims He Took Bank Bag Home To Teach Co-Worker A Lesson
09/09/2013

Man Charged with Attempted Murder and Arson

09/07/2013

Sheriff's Office Searching for Missing Couple

09/06/2013

Sheriff's Office Makes Arrest In Credit Card Fraud

August
08/28/2013

Public's Help Sought In Locating Missing Man    Updated

08/23/2013 Sheriff's Investigators Arrest Two In Pill Robbery
08/23/2013 Local Man Arrested For Stealing Nearly A Ton Of Copper
08/23/2013

Air Conditioning Thieves Arrested In DeBary

08/22/2013 58 Guns Turned In To Deputies During Kicks 4 Guns Event  
08/21/2013 Deputies Investigating Suspicious Death Near Ormond Beach  Updated - 08/22/13
08/17/2013 Deltona Operation Targeted Traffic Violations In Advance Of School Year
08/16/2013

Sheriff's Office To Participate in Aug. 22 Kicks 4 Guns Program

08/15/2013

Sheriff's Office Looking for Missing 80-Year-Old Man Updated - 08/15/13

08/13/2013

Investigators Identify Suspects In Armed Carjacking Of Taxi Driver Updated - 08/14/13

08/13/2013

Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over: DUI Enforcement Operation Kicks Off On Friday

08/13/2013

Sheriff's Office Volunteer Honored For Life-Saving Heroics

08/13/2013 Sheriff's Office Employees Of The Quarter Honored
08/12/2013 Sheriff, School Superintendent Team Up For Back-To-School Safety Message Updated - 08/20/13
08/11/2013 Taxi Driver Escapes Armed Suspect In Orange City
08/08/2013 Four In Custody After Armed Robbery Near Ormond Beach
08/08/2013

Mailman Arrested for Defrauding Customers

08/08/2013

School Employee, Accomplice Arrested For Copper Thefts

08/07/2013

Man Arrested For Trafficking In Cocaine

08/06/2013

National Night Out Against Crime

08/06/2013

Deputy's Bicycle Stop Leads To Arrest Of Drug Dealer

08/06/2013

Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest Of Couple On Drug, Gun Charges

08/06/2013

Attempted Robbery Suspect Identified

July
07/29/2013 Sheriff's Office Looking For Missing 79-Year-Old Man  Updated - 07/30/13
07/29/2013 Sheriff's Office Investigating Sexual Assault Near DeLand Updated
07/29/2013 Sheriff's Office Investigating Attempted Robbery In Deltona
07/27/2013 Deltona Crime Suppression Operation Yields 22 Arrests
07/25/2013

Woman Bound For New York In Stolen Tow Truck Arrested

07/25/2013

Sheriff's Office Investigating Fatal Crash In Oak Hill

07/20/2013

63-Year-Old Orange City Man Charged With Attempted Murder

0710/2013 Scam Alert: "Grandparent Scam" Hits Volusia County
07/07/2013 Public's Help Sought In Locating Missing Endangered Girl   Updated 07/08/13 @
2:35 p.m.
07/02/2013

Public's Help Sought In Locating Missing Man   Updated

07/02/2013

Two Deputies Earn Promotions From Sheriff Johnson

June
06/29/2013

Child Drowns In Pool Near DeLand

06/28/2013

Knife-Wielding Robber Arrested

06/27/2013

Deputies Make Quick Work Of Burglary Investigation

06/26/2013

Stolen Luggage Full of Surgical Equipment Leads to Port Orange Man's Arrest

06/25/2013

Man Kills Himself After Domestic Quarrel With Girlfriend   Updated

06/24/2013 Sheriff's Office Investigating Cab Driver Robbery
06/22/2013 Sheriff's Office Operation Cracks Down On Crime In Deltona
06/19/2013

Fatal Shooting Near Orange City Under Investigation

06/19/2013

Sheriff's Office Investigating Shooting Near Orange City

06/18/2013

Deputies Search For Inmate Who Fled Work Release Program   Updated

06/18/2013

Investigators Ask For Public's Help In Identity Theft Case

06/15/2013 Deputies Searching For Mentally Disabled DeLand Woman
06/12/2013

Deputies Searching for Mom Who Fled with Three Children Updated 07/15/13

06/05/2013

Teen Serial Burglars Caught In Deltona

06/04/2013 Three Deputies Earn Promotion From Sheriff Johnson
May
05/30/2013

Raids Topple Synthetic Drug Ring Operating In Volusia County

05/21/2013

Dave Shaw Named School Resource Deputy of the Year

05/21/2013

With Home Invasion Arrest, Investigators Close to Solving Murder of Deltona Man

05/20/2013

Man Charged With Breaking Into Home To Have Sex With Teen

05/20/2013 Public's Help Sought In Locating Missing 18-Year-Old Man  Updated
05/17/2013 Volusia Deputies Beefing Up Seat Belt Safety Enforcement
05/16/2013 Man Charged With Attacking Wife In Staged Home Invasion
05/14/2013

Sheriff's Office Searching For 41-Year-Old Woman    Updated 05/16/13

05/12/2013 Sheriff's Office Investigating Fatal Deltona Accident    Updated
05/08/2013 Public's Help Sought in Locating 29-Year-Old Woman   Updated 05/12/13
05/07/2013 Deputies Honored For Saving Baby From Burning House
05/07/2013

Sheriff's Office Employees Of The Quarter Honored

05/06/2013

Man Arrested After Home Burglary And Striking Victim With Hammer

05/02/2013

Deputy Involved Shooting Results In Non-Life Threatening Injury To Woman

05/02/2013

Meth Lab Leads To Two Arrests

April
04/29/2013

Sheriff's Office Searching For Missing 81-Year-Old Woman   Updated 09/12/13

04/29/2013

Apparent Drug Deal Leads To Death Of 18-YOA Deltona Man

04/27/2013

Deltona Man Gravely Injured In Shooting   Updated 04/29/13

04/26/2013

Deputies Searching for Missing Man Updated

04/24/2013

Sheriff's Office To Host 5 Sites For Drug Take-Back Day

04/23/2013 Deltona Woman Charged In Murder Of Missing Neighbor
04/19/2013 Ex-Accountant Charged With Theft Of $170,000 From Employer
04/11/2013 Deputies Searching For Missing Deltona Man
04/11/2013 Spring Break Safety Targeted During Operation Dry Spring
04/08/2013

Law Enforcement Torch Run Set For Wednesday In Volusia

04/02/2013 Thieves Pushing Shopping Cart Tips Off Deputies To Burglary
04/01/2013

3 Arrested After Deputy Spots Main In Act Of Cooking Meth

04/01/2013

Deltona Woman Escapes Attempted Carjacking

March
03/29/2013

Sheriff's Office Investigating Rape In DeBary

03/28/2013 Sheriff's Office Honors 230 Volunteers at Annual Banquet
03/27/2013 Sheriff's Office Investigating House Fire Death Updated 03/28/13
03/26/2013

Deputies Search For Sixth Home Invasion Suspect  Updated

03/19/2013 Teen Thieves Learn That Air Conditioner In Yellow Wheelbarrow Can Attract Attention
03/14/2013

Four Teens Arrested For Home Burglary

03/13/2013 Fire Investigation Leads To Convicted Arsonist Next Door
03/08/2013

Captured Teen Linked to Massive Burglary Caper

03/05/2013

Deputies Searching For Missing Ormond Beach Woman   Updated

03/05/2013

Deputies Searching For Missing Ormond Beach Man    Updated

03/04/2013

Children Left In Cold Car Outside Bar Leads To Child Neglect Arrest

03/03/2013

Man Arrested In Bottle Club Shooting

03/03/2013 Sheriff's Office Investigating Shooting At Bottle Club
February
02/28/2013

Deputies Search For Fourth Home Invasion Suspect    Updated 03/01/13

02/26/2013 Beachside Burglar Nabbed, Deputies Search For Accomplice  Updated 02/27/13
02/26/2013

Three Arrested After Home Invasion Robbery Near DeLand

02/19/2013

Sheriff's Office Investigating Deltona Fatal Crash

02/19/2013

Burglary Suspect Caught On Video Using Stolen Credit Card  (Click here for video) Updated 02/27/13

02/18/2013

Man Arrested In Hit And Run Accident

02/13/2013

One Dead In Plane Crash Near New Smyrna Beach   Updated

02/13/2013 Deputies Searching For Hit And Run Driver That Injured Child Updated 02/18/13
02/11/2013

Suspects Nabbed in Two Hotel Robberies

02/11/2013

Sheriff's Office Unveils Plan to Publicize Unsolved Murders

02/10/2013

7-Eleven in Deltona Robbed by Man with a Rifle

02/08/2013

Edgewater Woman Linked to Portable Meth Lab in a Bag

02/07/2013

Two Students Arrested for Bringing Gun to Deltona High

02/07/2013

Clerk Pistol-Whipped During Robbery at Deltona Market

02/05/2013

Sheriff's Office Employees Of The Year Honored

02/01/2013

K-9 Team Stumbles Onto Pot Plants During Training Exercise

02/01/2013

Ormond Beach Man Arrested For Carjacking During Convenience Store Melee

January
01/30/2013 Volusia County To Honor School Crossing Guards
01/30/2013

Ormond Beach Man Arrested For Sexual Battery On Mentally Disabled Woman

01/30/2013 Former Exterminator Facing More Theft Charges
01/30/2013

Deltona Convenience Store Robbed  
(Click here for video)

01/282013 Motorcycle Crash In Oak Hill Claims Life Of 26-Year-Old Man
01/282013 Law Enforcement Cracks Down On Synthetic Drugs
01/25/2013 Four Charged After Duct-taping Of Teen Sparks Brawl
01/17/2013 Sheriff's Office Searching For Stolen Trailers And Theft Suspect  Updated
01/17/2013

Help Sought In Finding 16-Year-Old Boy In Deltona    Updated

01/15/2013 Sheriff's Office Releases Video Of Necklace Thief   Updated 01/16/13
01/15/2013

Stripped Car Leads To Arrest Of Towing Company Owner And Employee

01/14/2013

Deputies Search for Missing New Smyrna Beach Woman  Updated

01/11/2013

Help Sought In Finding 79-Year-Old Man In Deltona   Updated

01/11/2013

Two Arrested for Role in Videotaped Beat-Down

01/10/2013

New Smyrna Man Arrested For Decapitating An Opossum

01/09/2013 Man Dragged By Truck Leads To Attempted Murder Charges  Updated
01/08/2013 Sheriff Johnson Promotes New Captain
01/08/2013

Business Owner Catches Burglary Suspects at Gunpoint

01/03/2013

Staged Robbery Lands Two Men In Jail

01/02/2013 Deputies Involved In Shooting Near Ormond Beach  Updated - 01/03/13
01/02/2013

Sheriff's Office Investigating Fatal Shooting Near DeLand  Updated

01/01/2013

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Deltona

01/01/2013

Sheriff's Office Searching For Missing Woman   Updated

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