Deltona brothers charged on attempt murder for drive-by shooting

Deltona brothers

DELTONA, Fla. – According to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, two Deltona brothers were apprehended after a drive-by shooting.

After a fight and subsequent shooting in Deltona on Saturday night, Anderson Cantres, 25, and his younger brother, 17, were detained.

One of the victims told authorities that he was trying to grab a drink at the Circle K on Elkcam Boulevard when Cantres threatened to kill him by pointing a gun in his waistband. Cantres allegedly hit the victim in the face as he exited the petrol station, according to the victim.

The suspects followed the victims home after they left the Circle K. As the victims exited their vehicle, they noticed the suspect vehicle approaching slowly and heard multiple gunshots, one of which struck the automobile.


Ultimately, detectives came to the conclusion that Cantres fired the rounds while driving the car with his 17-year-old brother.

Two counts of attempted first-degree murder, firing into an inhabited car, shooting into a dwelling, aggravated assault with a handgun, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and battery were filed against Cantres. He was transferred to the Volusia County Branch Jail, where he was held on a $76,000 bond Monday morning.

Two counts of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated stalking, principal to shooting into a residence, principal to firing into an occupied car, and two counts of principal to aggravated assault were filed against the adolescent. He was taken to the Department of Juvenile Justice for processing.

34-year-old man accused of using racial slurs, threatening to kill stranger after following him home


racial slurs

ORLANDO, Fla. — A 55-year-old man followed a 34-year-old man home and threatened to murder him and his family while using racial slurs in Deltona.

A 34-year-old man was driving home soon after 11:15 p.m. when he got into a fight with another driver, Michael T. Parkinson, over merging, according to investigators.

Parkinson allegedly followed the victim for approximately 2 miles to his home, then got out of his car and approached the door, threatening to kill the victim’s family, according to deputies.

They claimed the victim stood on his doorstep, raised his shirt to reveal a gun he was legally carrying, and cautioned him not to approach.

Parkinson allegedly returned to his vehicle, shouted racist slurs, and drove passed the victim’s home four times while shouting slurs and threatening to harm the victim’s family, according to deputies.

Investigators went to Parkinson’s house after he reported the incident as well. They claimed he used racial epithets to describe the victim during the confrontation.

Parkinson is charged with assault and a hate crime enhancement.

Last month, investigators filed this type of upgraded charge in a racially motivated assault on a family driving through DeLand, according to investigators.

Sheriff Mike Chitwood issued a prepared statement saying, “We are not going to accept this kind of behavior in Volusia County.” “Racist, bigoted criminal activities that seek to frighten people out of hatred and ignorance will not be tolerated by this Sheriff’s Office.


Man used online gaming to have lewd conversation with a teen

Man used online gaming to have lewd conversation with a teen 1

DELTONA, FLORIDA- The accused, Truneika Ramos, 34, is pressed with charges for using online video games, Paladins and AFK arena, to contact the 14 year old teen and share explicit content. Ramos was arrested by Volusia County Deputies on Thursday to discover that he’s also known as Dejon and D, J Ramos.

The Dawson County Sheriff’s office in Georgia was reported to have started investigations pertaining to the case in March 2020 and said that Ramos has exchanged explicit text and has had video conversations with the victim through Google Hangouts. According to the news release, the arrested believed to be in a relationship with the teen and was clearly aware of his age.

Records show that Ramos was pressed with charges for soliciting a child using a computer and unlawfully using a two-way communication device.  Ramos who was sent to jail on Friday is held with a bond of $55,000.

More warrants are being served for internet crimes against children than narcotics, according to Sheriff Mike Chitwood.

“About a dozen more warrants for crimes like this than we do for Drugs. That’s how dangerous. Said Chitwood. “Something as benign as a Nintendo game and yet you have these scumbag predators that are out there trolling, looking for their opportunity.” He further said that parents were requested to be more vigilant and monitor their children’s online activity.


7-year-old hid in locked room when armed suspects invade Deltona home

Reports say several armed, masked suspects entered a Central Florida home and tied up several adult victims. However, a child hid undetected inside a locked bedroom.

7-year-old hid in locked room when armed suspects

Deputies arrested 3 people who have been identified as 30-year-old Jermaine Oliver, 39-year-old John Anderson, and 32-year-old Derrick Mathis.

According to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened just after 10 p.m. on Saturday on Eden Drive. Deputies said the suspects approached the open garage of the home and confronted two victims. Records show the armed suspects entered the home and retrieved other victims and took them to the garage, where they tied their hands and made them sit down.

Deputies were called to the scene. The suspect fled the house after finding out that someone inside the home called 911. Deputies found a seven-year-old child hiding in the house.

As per the reports, the suspects are being held in jail on no bond.

55-year-old man struck and killed by vehicle while trying to help dog in Deltona

A man was trying to help his dog that had been hit by a car. The reports say he was struck by a separate vehicle and killed on Friday night.

by vehicle while trying to help dog in Deltona

The victim is identified as a 55-year-old Craig Alan Richardson, of Deltona. Records show Richardson was in the road in front of his home on Courtland Blvd. after a vehicle had struck his dog. Deputies said a four-door Toyota sedan struck him while he was trying to help his dog.

Unfortunately, the man and the dog died at the scene. Deputies are interrogating the driver of the vehicle.

The Volusia Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating the case. No more details have been released.

73-year-old woman struck and killed by SUV in Deltona

According to the deputies, a woman was struck by an SUV in a crosswalk and died on Sunday night. Records say the victim was a beloved Publix employee at the 2100 Saxon Blvd. grocery store.

 struck and killed by SUV in Deltona

The 73-year-old Deltona woman, Mary Green, was airlifted to Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford. As per the reports, Green was walking east across Saxon Boulevard at 7:35 p.m. Saturday when she was struck by the SUV.

Records show the SUV was turning left from Normandy Boulevard. The victim was severely injured and was pronounced dead in the hospital.

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said the intersection was dimly lit and Green was wearing dark clothing.

Deputies are doing the investigation. Stay Updated!