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Michael Cummings Charged With Murder in Wife’s Death on Point Pleasant Thursday; Sheriff Describes “Brutal” Attack

| January 15, 2018

Michael Cummings was charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife Faith Cummings Thursday in what the sheriff describes as a case of domestic violence that went out of control.

Flagler Deputies’ Thanksgiving Break: A Half Dozen Domestic Violence Arrests

| November 27, 2017

Cases included a siblings’ brawl that turned into charges of felony child abuse and strangulation and the case of a repeat domestic-violence offender biting his wife on the head after she declines sex.

Sheriff’s Domestic Violence Task Force’s Job Done, Attention Turns To Enacting Proposals

| October 20, 2017

Several proposals the domestic violence task force put forth area already being enacted but many more remain unfunded or not yet fully analyzed.

Flagler’s Domestic Violence Task Force Spurs Sheriff’s Action Ahead of Final Report’s Recommendations

| October 16, 2017

Flagler County now has its own “batterer-intervention program” and Sheriff Staly will devote a detective full-time to pursuing domestic violence cases as his task force prepares to submit its recommendations Friday.

Man Accused of Attacking Girlfriend Then Pummeling Dog That Sought To Protect Her

| September 25, 2017

Steven R. Belisle, 27, of Central Avenue in Flagler Beach, faces two felony charges, including animal cruelty, after allegedly attacking a pit bull and its owner during an argument.

Buddy Taylor Middle School Teacher Travis Holloway Again Arrested Over Domestic Violence Charge

| August 18, 2017

It is Holloway’s third arrest in the past eight years, the second involving domestic violence, a period through which he’s been employed by the Flagler school district.

Woman Charged For Slashing Boyfriend’s Tire and Aggravated Assault After He’s Late To Work

| August 2, 2017

Palm Coast’s Kristin Trotter, 40, of the W-Section, was back in jail for the second time in two years after an allegedly violent altercation with her 28-year-old boyfriend.

A Rape Allegation at Heart of Divorce Between Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland And Sheriff’s Ex-Chief Deputy

| July 10, 2017

Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland in court filings alleges ex-Flagler Sheriff Chief Deputy David O’Brien repeatedly raped her while she was unconscious in 2013, shortly before their separation.

Stark Revelations of a Broad Crisis at Domestic Violence Summit, and a Steep Challenge for Task Force

| June 28, 2017

A summit convened by Sheriff Staly produced an unrelenting kaleidoscope of perspectives on one of the most persistent criminal and behavioral problems in Flagler County. It’s now up to a task force to find solutions.

Saturday From Hell: 3 Stabbings, 8 Arrests Across Flagler As Domestic Violence Stresses Sheriff’s Initiative

| June 13, 2017

Sheriff’s deputies in Palm Coast and police in Flagler Beach and Bunnell were seemingly overrun with violent incidents in barely a 24-hour period this weekend, two weeks from a domestic-violence summit.

Palm Coast Man Accused of Threatening 17-Year-Old With Gun Arrested for 5th Time in 8 Months

| May 31, 2017

Anthony Eason, a 35-year-old resident of Port Echo Lane in Palm Coast with a history of arrests involving weapons, threats of using weapons, domestic violence and hiding from police, was again arrested Sunday, hiding in his bedroom.

Citing Chronic Crisis, Sheriff Plans Community Summit on Domestic Violence and Task Force

| May 18, 2017

Sheriff Rick Staly intends to call a community summit followed by a task force that would have a few months to produce a set of recommendations to enact. Other domestic violence initiatives are ongoing.

Four Arrests in 4 Separate Violent Assaults in a 24-Hour Period Underscore Domestic Issues

| May 17, 2017

Andrew J. Krupp, 20, of Palm Coast, Qwajon R. Laster, 20, of Bunnell, Raymond Amara, 54, of Palm Coast, and Jacob Robertson of Flagler Beach were all arrested on felony charges stemming from violent confrontations.

Just Back from Open-Heart Surgery, Palm Coast Man Is Accused of Threatening His Wife With a Gun

| May 12, 2017

William J. De Perrio, a 67-year-old resident of Easton Place in Palm Coast, allegedly pointed a gun at his wife’s head as she was trying to help him with his medication and threatened to kill her.

Wife Arrested on 1st Degree Murder Charge In West-Flagler Killing of Charles Singer

| May 9, 2017

Dorothy Singer, 52, was attempting to flee the county when she was stopped on State Road A1A Monday. Investigators have uncovered an elaborate scheme to hide Charles Singer’s death and body.

2-Year-Old Child Rescued, Father Arrested After 4 1/2-Hour Emergency on Parkview Drive

| March 24, 2017

Brandon Quaid Still, 25, faces domestic assault and false imprisonment charges, and is wanted on a warrant from Texas, where he’s previously been charged with child endangerment and domestic violence.

Spencer Sarmento Back in Jail on Aggravated Assault Charge Stemming from Gun Argument

| February 17, 2017

Spencer Sarmento, the Mondex resident arrested 14 months ago for firing an assault weapon in the Mondex, was arrested again this morning after a confrontation in which his girlfriend refused to give him a gun.

Woman Stabs Husband in Self-Defense Near Dead Lake; He Faces Four Felony Counts

| January 26, 2017

Earnest E. Thomas, 27, was allegedly stabbed by his wife in a confrontation in front of their young children but had been allegedly assaulting, strangling and imprisoning her, and was charged with four felony counts.

Palm Coast Man Charged With Felony Child Abuse For Allegedly Knocking 6-Year-Old Girl to Ground

| November 21, 2016

Richard Kenney, 33, was arrested after briefly resisting deputies, and charged with a felony count of child abuse and domestic battery after deputies learned he had allegedly slugged a 6-year-old girl hard enough to knock her to the floor, then slapping his wife or ex-wife.

Palm Coast Man Held on $100,000 Bond After He’s Caught in Live Facebook Video Brutalizing Girlfriend With Machete

| November 14, 2016

Ricardo Lazo, 46, of 600 Shady Oaks Drive in Palm Coast, is accused of beating his girlfriend with a machete and threatening her life. Parts of the confrontation were captured in a Facebook video chat by his son, who used the chat to get a friend to call 911.

Suspect Who Once Eluded SWAT Team Escapes Again and Jumps In Bunnell Water Tank

| November 10, 2016

Monti, 42, of Palm Coast, was being arrested on a domestic battery charge at the courthouse, where he was answering to another charge, when he fled police and jumped in a filtration tank at the Bunnell water plant.

2 Domestic Violence Incidents in Palm Coast End in 3 Arrests, Assaults on 5 Cops and Injuries to 4

| July 6, 2016

Jennifer Caufield, 40, John Kodak, 32, and Randy Blyth, 23–the latter after allegedly assaulting his 17-year-old wife–were arrested on charges including battery on law enforcement officers Sunday in Palm Coast.

Cody Lynch, 21, Jailed on Charge of Battering Pregnant Wife for Second Time in Two Years

| June 6, 2016

Despite four arrests for various offenses since 2014, including violent offenses, felonies, and a charge of battering his pregnant wife, all charges against Cody Lynch but one had been dropped until this latest one.

Same Accusations, Different Day: Palm Coast Man and Woman Jailed Again on Violent Assaults

| April 7, 2016

Shane Hefner and Shannon Cronin have four battery or aggravated battery charges between them in the last three years, three of those charges in the last three weeks.

Ex-Flagler Sheriff’s Deputy Patrick Pielarz Was Fired for “Arrogance” Before Arrest on Strangulation Charge

| February 27, 2016

Ex-deputy Patrick Pielarz had faced complaints from the public and counseling before he was fired for “arrogance” during his probation period. He was arrested after a violent confrontation with his girlfriend.

Case Against Man Accused of Animal Cruelty and Battery Starts Anew as He Reverses Plea

| January 27, 2016

Shawn Higgins previously had agreed to plead no contest to charges of animal cruelty and domestic violence after allegedly forcefully throwing a dog on the floor and strangling an ex-girlfriend. He now has withdrawn his plea even though he faces potentially stiffer punishment.

Palm Coast Man Arrested for Firing Gun at a Dictionary During a Fight With Girlfriend

| January 4, 2016

Arnold D. Boggs, 48, of Palm Coast, was arrested on four charges, two of them felonies, after he shot at an Encarta World English Dictionary during a fight with his girlfriend, who’d told him she was moving out.

Palm Coast Man Accused of Stabbing, Strangling and Throwing His Daughter

| October 13, 2015

In the latest in a series of alleged incidents, Charles Scott, 64, a resident of Roxton Lane in Palm Coast, is accused of strangling his daughter for having him take his grandchild to school the previous day, and stabbing her four times the previous week.

Facing Cruelty Charge for Killing Puppy, He’s Jailed for Battering Ex and Threatening Cop

| October 1, 2015

In May Kevin McClenithan of Bunnell shot dead a puppy that had been fenced in. On Monday, he allegedly strangled, head-butted and spat on his live-in girlfriend before threatening to hurt the cop driving him to jail and burning a house.

Men v. Women: Three Domestic Violence Incidents Land Three Men in Jail on Felonies

| September 2, 2015

Three Palm Coast men ended up at the Flagler County jail in a 48-hour span following unrelated incidents that entailed allegations of substantial violence against women and girls–two of the men’s spouses, a girlfriend, and one of them men’s two teen-age daughters. All three incidents resulted in felony charges.

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