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Sheriff's Office: Residents are helping officers
By Pat Andrews
posted Mar 20, 2013 - 6:17:33am
Crime is down in DeLeon Springs, and a closer relationship between residents and the Volusia County Sheriff's Office is getting the: Residents are reporting problems credit.
Narcotics calls decreased 30 percent, with 30 reported for 2011 and 21 in 2012. Residential burglaries also declined, from 70 in 2011 to 53 in 2012.
"Working together makes this happen," said Sheriff's Office Capt. Charles Brown, who oversees law enforcement in the unincorporated community.
Read the whole story, and learn the type of crimes that rose in DeLeon Springs, in Pat Andrews' full story in the March 21-24 Weekend edition of The Beacon. To subscribe to The Beacon online, click here. For a list of newsstand locations, click here. To have the print edition mailed to your home twice a week, send your address via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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