FDLE: Ex-Port Orange police sergeant & his New Smyrna Beach wife arrested on charges of exploitation of an elderly person and forgery
DAYTONA BERACH, Fla. -- Steven Braddock, 49, a former sergeant with the Port Orange Police Department, and his wife Mary Braddock, 50, have been arrested by agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for exploitation of an elderly person and forgery.
Turnout Abysmal: Marilyn Ford's quest to succeed late husband on Port Orange council now hinges on June runoff after falling short of threshold for outright win Tuesday in crowded field
PORT ORANGE, Fla -- Though he finished a distant second, upstart newcomer Lee Barriero garnered just enough votes to prevent Marilyn Ford from winning today's special election and forcing a June runoff to determine which of the two will take the district 1 seat that opened up with the death of Ford's cancer-stricken husband, Robert Ford back in December.
PORT ORANGE, Fla -- Marilyn Ford should be given the nod over four other candidates by the voters in a special election to succeed her late husband, Robrt Ford, for the district 1 seat he held on the Port Orange City Council because she's the most experienced and she wants to continue his conservative approach to municipal spending while ensuring essential services likes public safety are provided.