Port Orange Police Seeking Assistance

Port Orange Police Department PORT ORANGE POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEKING ASSISTANCE The Port Orange Police Department is currently looking for the public’s assistance in locating the below subject. John Joseph Nelson, AKA John Taylor, has an open felony Volusia County warrant for Violation of Pretrial Release for Domestic Battery by Strangulation. The warrant is a nationwide…

Womans Body Found in River at Port Orange Dock

. Port Orange, FLA A woman’s body was found floating in the Halifax River near the Seven Seas Marina at the Dunlawton Bridge in Port Orange Wednesday morning, authorities said. . The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and other law enforcement agencies were at the scene investigating. . Officials said they are trying to…

Port Orange woman convicted in murder of her mother

PORT ORANGE — A Volusia County woman has been convicted in the strangling death of her mother. The State Attorney’s Office said Jennifer Kate Huntington, 35, entered a ‘no contest’ plea to Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Abuse of an Elderly Person or Disabled Adult. The Port Orange Police Department said Huntington killed her mother,…

2014 National Night Out with Port Orange Police Department

June 19, 2014 Good Morning, The Port Orange Police Department would like to extend a cordial invitation to you and your business to participate in our annual “National Night Out Against Crime” event.  This event will be held on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  We will be joining communities from…

Man evades Port Orange police; steals van escapes perimeter

PORT ORANGE — Overnight Thursday a man who may have stolen two cars in a short period of time was able to evade and elude police officers. According to police, the incident began near the intersection of Orange Avenue and Dunlawton Avenue when Port Orange Police Officer David Vastell observed a white Ford Focus speeding westbound…

Ponce Inlet Smuggling

Ponce Inlet, Fla. — The suspected mastermind behind a large drug ring in Volusia County may have also had his hands in smuggling people into the United States, according to law enforcement officials. Channel 9 reported Friday on a raid at an auto repair garage in Holly Hill. Several boats were on the property at the…

Woman drove drunk into railroad crossing arms in Port Orange

Sindy Cruz-Reyes   PORT ORANGE, Fla. —A woman in Port Orangeis accused of driving drunk and crashing into railroad crossing arms before abandoning her car while it was still running. Police say Sindy Cruz-Reyes, 27, was found walking near the scene of the crash in Port Orange on Dunlawton Avenue just before 2 a.m. Wednesday.…

Vehicular Homicide (Dunlawton & Yorktown)

UPDATE- regarding the double traffic fatality that occurred on October 27, 2013 at the intersection of Dunlawton Avenue and Yorktown Boulevard in Port Orange, where Port Orange residents Teresa C. Shinaver (born in 1955) and her husband James H. Shinaver (born in 1943), were both killed as a result of a traffic crash involving Patrick…

Man stabbed to death on Spruce Creek Road

—A 19-year-old man has been charged with stabbing his mother’s boyfriend at a home on Spruce Creek Rd..           PORT ORANGE, Fla. —Port Orange police are investigating a stabbing death in the area Officials said a person was stabbed to death at a location on Spruce Creek Road around 11:30 p.m.…