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16 hrs ago | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Jurors may not have been swayed by the victim's testimony during a kidnapping trial last week but the State Attorney's Office had enough faith in her story to develop a contingency plan to ensure the defendant remained in jail in spite of his acquittal, an agency spokesman said Monday. John Speer, 34, accused of holding his former live-in girlfriend at knife point and battering her the morning of Aug. 27, 2014, was found not guilty of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and kidnapping Friday afternoon. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
A Palm Coast man accidentally shot himself in the leg in a Bunnell bar parking lot, police said. According to a Bunnell Police Department report, the incident took place in the parking lot of Flagler Bar, 111 N. State St., just before 11:30 Saturday night. Comment?
Monday Apr 20 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
A 20-year-old woman was shot in the leg outside a bar Friday night, but the suspects identified by the victim escaped before law enforcement arrived at the scene. The Bunnell Police Department and Flagler County Sheriff's Office responded shortly after 10 p.m. to the area of South State Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Street following reports of a shooting, according to reports. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Four days before a jury was scheduled to be selected to hear his case, accused rapist James McDevitt decided Thursday to enter a guilty plea and avoid trial. The plea was not part of any agreement with the state so the 22-year-old McDevitt still faces up to life in prison, said prosecutor Christy Opsahl. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
A 22-year-old deputy is under internal investigation after he was found Friday night in the woods drinking alcoholic beverages with about 15 other young adults, and not all of them were old enough to legally drink, according to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office. Jonathan Kuleski will remain on regular duty while the investigation continues, Deputy Paul Priester, a sheriff's spokeswoman, said Tuesday. Comment?
Thursday Apr 9 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
A 24-year-old Hastings man was arrested on a warrant Wednesday inside a Bunnell courtroom on charges stemming from a firearm incident last November in St. Johns County. Wilbert James Evins Jr. was first arrested Nov. 26, 2014 by the Flagler County Sheriff's Office on a charge of dealing in stolen property. Comment?
Mar 27, 2015 | via Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Two search warrants were served Thursday at separate homes on the same street, resulting in the arrests of a pair of suspected drug dealers. Wiley Raphael Jones and Rudy Emmanuel Hunter, both 28 and from Bunnell, were arrested within five minutes apart, according to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office. Comment?
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