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DeLand Police looking for teen wanted in deadly shooting

DeLAND, Fla. – DeLand police say they are looking for a 16-year-old boy accused of shooting and killing a 40-year-old man on Wednesday. Officers want to find K’Veon Asun Jiles. They believe he shot and killed Laroyce Covinjton in the victim’s home along the 700 block of E. Walts Ave.
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New Smyrna Beach, FLclick orlando

Missing New Smyrna Beach woman last seen at Kissimmee Wawa, officials say

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – A missing person alert has been issued for a New Smyrna Beach woman who was last seen at a gas station in Kissimmee, according to the city. On Tuesday, officials said the niece of 76-year-old Carole F. Smith reported her missing when she left around 6 p.m. with her roommate and ex-husband, Jimmie Norman, and has not been heard from since.
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Volusia County, FLnewsdaytonabeach.com

Man Convicted & Sentenced To Life For Sexually Battering A Child Over Course Of Three Years

DeLand, FL - A man who reportedly sexually battered a child over the course of three years learns he will spend the rest of his life behind bars. A Volusia County jury of six individuals—four men and two women—took only 48 minutes to return a guilty verdict to 46-year-old Atiim Pittman, who was charged with one count of capital sexual battery and one count of lewd and lascivious molestation. Immediately following his 2-day trial, Circuit Judge James Clayton sentenced Pittman to life in prison.
Deland, FLDaytona Beach News-Journal

Police: Boy, 16, wanted in fatal shooting of 40-year-old DeLand man

DeLand police are searching for a 16-year-old boy in the fatal shooting of a 40-year-old resident, officials said Friday afternoon. The teen was identified in a police report as the suspect in the death of Laroyce Covington, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds Wednesday night. An officer was dispatched shortly after...
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Flagler County, FLclick orlando

Man shot into home with children inside while celebrating July Fourth, Flagler deputies say

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – Flagler County deputies say they’ve arrested a security officer who shot into a home with children inside while celebrating the Fourth of July. Records show five adults and two children were on the lanai of a home on Bridgehaven Drive when the windows above their heads shattered from projectiles. A lightbulb from a ceiling fan also shattered and fell on one of the occupants and the shooting caused damage to the porch screen, lanai framing and in a wall inside the residence, deputies said.
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Palm Coast, FLnewsdaytonabeach.com

FCSO: 4th Of July Celebration Lands Man In Jail

Palm Coast, FL - A 72-year-old man is charged with firing into a dwelling after Flagler County deputies say he fired into the air, leading to multiple bullets striking someone's home. The Flagler County Sheriff's Office (FCSO) says deputies were called to a Bridgehaven Drive home after the occupants called...
Flagler County, FLpalmcoastobserver.com

Warrant leads to narcotics investigation and arrest of ex-felon on drug trafficking charges

Daniel Paulo and David Trotta were both arrested on narcotics charges on July 20. “Where there are trafficking amounts of drugs there are usually guns,” Sheriff Rick Staly said. “This is another great example of technology helping us locate and apprehend a fugitive and seize poison before it could be sold in our community. I commend our team for their alertness in locating them and making their arrests. Here’s another reminder to stop bringing poison into our county because you will get caught and you will go to jail.”
Flagler County, FLWESH

2 arrested, accused of trafficking fentanyl in Flagler County

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. — The Flagler County Sheriff's Office is investigating after they said a reckless driving complaint led to the arrest of drug traffickers. According to the report, on July 20, 2021, the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a reckless driver traveling northbound on US-1 near Plantation Bay Road on flat tires.
Deland, FLfox35orlando.com

Suspect wanted for shooting death of DeLand man

DELAND, Fla. - DeLand police officers are searching for the person responsible for shooting and killing a 40-year-old man in DeLand late Wednesday night. Police say officers responded to the 700 block of East Walts Avenue just after 11 p.m. The victim called 911 saying he had been shot. When...
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Flagler County Man Shot a Gun Into Neighbor's Home With Children Inside to Celebrate 4th of July

Florida Man has been arrested for allegedly firing his gun into his neighbor's home, with children present. It's been a crazy ride this month, with our independence day celebrations kick off on the 4th of July, amidst a global pandemic that's been raging on since 2019. Florida, now ground zero as a coronavirus hub in the United States, has been...how shall I say...colorful as always. It's been an interesting year.
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Foster dad accused of abusing 4 children ordered back to jail

A Holly Hill foster father, accused of raping and molesting a young girl in his care is now facing additional charges involving a second young victim. Police and prosecutors watched as Judge Raul Zambrano ordered Williams held in jail at least until a hearing set for Monday morning when the judge will consider whether or not to revoke his bond.