Crime

Orange City man, 67, arrested on charges of downloading porn images of children as young as 2 years old

James Otis YoungORANGE CITY -- James Otis Young is a 67-year-old man who lives alone just outside the Orange City limits, the lines on his face giving away his age. But Young had a deep-seeded dirty secret, according to Volusia County deputies who arrested him Monday: Images of 10 pre-pubescent children in various sex acts with each other were seized from his home computer, according to a charging affidavit released to the media with the announcement of his incarceration at the Volusia County Branch Jail in Daytona Beach.

Daytona Beach man arrested on child porn charges

Joseph Diflumera Jr.Joseph Diflumera Jr. is charged with one count of possession of sexual performance by a child and booked into the Volusia County Branch Jail in Daytona Beach on $2,500 bond.

DAYTONA BEACH -- A 54-year-old Daytona Beach man is facing child pornography charges after sex crimes investigators discovered illegal images on his computer, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said.

The images were uncovered during a routine investigation into illegal on-line activity.

Joseph Diflumera, Jr. had been under investigation for some time after agents received information that he had been downloading child pornography from the Internet, Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson said.

59-year-old woman found murdered in home near DeLand; person of interest questioned and released

DELAND -- The Volusia County Sheriff's Office has launched a murder investigation after a 59-year-old woman was found dead in her home near DeLand late Friday night with obvious signs of fresh trauma to her body.

Sheriff's deputies interviewed a "person of interest" in the killing who knew the victim, but he was released, agency spokesman Gary Davidson said this evening.

Deputies were dispatched to the victim's residence at 88 Melodie Lane just north of DeLand after receiving a 9-1-1 call at 10:35 p.m. Friday reporting that Margaret Gee had been found unresponsive and not breathing.

Volusia County Sheriff's deputies looking for Deltona man named as suspect in stabbings of his parents

Thomas FeyCourtesy photo / Sheriff's deputies are looking for Thomas Fey, shown in an updated photo, whom they have named as the suspect in the stabbings of his parents Sunday in the Deltona home they share. If you see him, please call 9-1-1 and report his immediate whereabouts.

DELTONA -- Volusia County Sheriff's deputies are continuing to search for 28-year-old Thomas Fey, whom they have named as a suspect in the 5 p.m. Sunday stabbings of his parents in the Deltona home they all shared at 3215 Hyder Ave.

The father, Thomas Fey, 60, and the mother, Theresa Fey, 54, were listed early this morning in stable condition at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, where each was admitted for multiple stab wounds. Sheriff's officials did not go into greater detail on the stab wounds except to say the father underwent emergency surgery.

2016 COLD CASE: Sanford cops ask public's help in solving Halloween murders of 2 brothers gunned down in mom's home by masked intruder 5 years ago

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SANFORD, Fla. -- A real-life horror story brought a bunch of cop cars to a house in the 200 block of Hays Drive just before 9 p.m. Halloween night five years ago while families with kids in costumes were winding down from the fun of trick or treating in the neighborhood.

Jury selection begins today for Markeith Loyd in the 2017 shooting death of Orlando Police Lt. Debra Clayton

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Jury selection is expected to begin this Friday morning for the murder trial of Markeith Loyd shooting death of Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton outside a Walmart in 2017 while he was on the run for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Sade Dison in December 2016.

Sanford cops: Man arrested in domestic shooting incident at sprawling Village Lakes Apartments

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SANFORD, Fla. -- Sanford Police arrested Keldron Leron Waddy, 32, in connection with the domestic shooting incident that occurred on Sept. 15 at the sprawling Village Lakes Apartments complex, 500 W. Airport Blvd.

Viewing Sunday and funeral services Monday are both private for slain Daytona Beach Police Officer Jason Raynor

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Final viewing Sunday and funeral service, Monday, will both be in private (public and the press excluded) as family members, cops and certain politicians pay final respects to Officer Jason Raynor, who died Tuesday, 55 days after he was shot in the face by a gunman  while on patrol.

BREAKING NEWS: FBI now assisting DBPD: Wanted alleged gunman Othal Wallace shot Daytona Beach cop in the face

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A little more than 48 hours after Daytona Beach police officer Jason Raynor lay in a pool of his own blood outside a housing development when he was shot by an armed gunman.

BREAKING NEWS: Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to paying 17-year-old girl for sex & 5 other felony charges

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Asked by a federal judge earlier today in US District Court in Orlando if he understood a cooperation agreement that he signed pleading guilty to child sex trafficking and five other felonies would not allow him to withdraw his pleas when he comes up for sentencing, Joel Greenberg, the disgraced former Seminole County Tax Collector responded, "I do."