A 16-year-old resident of Palm Coast’s Plateau Lane who’d had run-ins with law enforcement before was arrested on Saturday and charged with six counts of felony burglaries or attempted burglaries after P-Section residents reported break-ins on Plumtree Place.
The new development, called American Village, spreads along Pritchard Drive, its apartments and single-family homes intermingling in a gated community restricted to people 55 and over. The Palm Coast Planning Board approved a master site plan Wednesday.
A 30-year-old woman was arrested while her 5-year-old son slept in a bedroom sheriff’s deputies said was stashed with hundreds of oxycodone pills, bags of pot and close to $9,000 in cash.
A man fired two shots at a car leaving the parking lot outside Palm Coast’s Freeda Zamba pool Monday afternoon, next to Belle Terre Park. The pool was still open for another hour.
Palm Coast’s Stacy Culotta is the 37-year-old Palm Coast resident who 13 months ago had attempted suicide-by-cop as she pointed a gun at three Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies in her yard at 8 Pine Brook Drive.
Joshua J. Ortiz, 17, was home alone at 89 Pheasant Drive Sunday evening when he realized his house was being burglarized. He tackled him and was cut on the arm by a knife before the alleged assailant fled.
The eight-minute video of the confrontation, posted here, shows P-Section resident Stacy Culotta holding a gun and how Sgt. Van Buren and two other deputies eventually defused the situation.
Before his arrest Monday on two felony aggravated battery charges for allegedly cutting a man with a machete, Mayko Rodriguez, 58, has had a checkered past with the law, going back at least 13 years in Flagler County.
Kenneth Stancil, Joseph Canfield and Brian Hitas were arrested for allegedly operating a methamphetamine lab at 20 Philmont Lane in Palm Coast’s P-Section after a disturbance and a car crash were reported in the area.
Kurt Benjamin, 27, of 31 Poinsettia Lane, and Twila Woods, 30, of nearby Point Pleasant Lane, were both jailed on aggravated battery with a deadly weapon charges Sunday morning.