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Police: Practice Safe Online Shopping


Daytona Beach, FL – We’re just weeks away from the busiest shopping season of the year. And since we’re so close, local police departments want to remind you how to be safe when you’re buying or selling online. “If you’re going to do this type of thing, make sure you’re doing it in an area that’s safe,” said Messod Bendayan, ... Read More »

Florida Gas Prices Fall by A Nickel Since Last Week


Daytona Beach, FL – In the past week, Florida saw the largest decline, five cents, in gas prices in the country. The current average is $2.40 for a gallon of regular gasoline. The state average has fallen for the past 10 consecutive days for a total of seven cents. The average price today in Volusia County is $2.35. Gasoline demand, ... Read More »

Man Facing Several Sexual Assault Charges In Court Tomorrow


Daytona Beach, FL – A man charged with several counts of sexual battery, felony battery and attempted sexual battery with a deadly weapon, 45-year-old Markeith Martin, is in court tomorrow. Tomorrow is a private pre-trial hearing. Martin was arrested on April 26, 2019, by Daytona Beach Police in connection to an August 2018 rape case. Chief Craig Capri also links ... Read More »

‘Operation Extended Stay’ Nets Large Amount Of Drugs & Cash


Daytona Beach, FL – Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood, along with members of the Volusia Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Florida Attorney General’s Office are reporting the dismantling of a methamphetamine and pill distribution organization that was being led from a prison cell in Georgia. The multi-jurisdictional effort, known as “Operation Extended Stay” began in ... Read More »