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November 2012 Archives

Florida teen arrested for shooting on school bus

Earlier this month, a serious case of juvenile crime unfolded as a 15-year-old South Florida boy was arrested and charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of another child. According his arrest report, the boy boarded his school bus one morning, removed a handgun from his backpack and began displaying it to the other children. Then, he fired the gun once, striking a 13-year-old girl.

Daytona Beach: 68-year-old woman falsely accused of jewelry theft

Earlier this month, a 68-year-old grandmother was arrested, charged with grand theft of more than $20,000 dollars, and sent to jail. Police said she had stolen a $54,000 ring from a Daytona Beach jewelry store and replaced it with a $10 fake. She had been identified as the thief by a clerk at the store.

Daytona Beach couple accused of drug trafficking

Drug-related crimes are treated very seriously in Florida, and often come with extremely severe penalties. A conviction on a charge such as drug trafficking often carries a years-long mandatory prison sentence and extremely heavy fines. This is the situation that two Daytona Beach residents are faced with following their arrest this month, which was the result of a months-long police investigation.

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