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Port Orange Observer Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 2 years ago

Port Orange Police Department searching for sexual battery suspect

Dana Gaye Vance, 64, is wanted for sexual battery involving a 16-year-old.
by: Lurvin Fernandez Staff Writer

Updated Nov. 19:

The Port Orange Police Department announced on Nov. 8 that Dana Gaye Vance is now in custody. Upon receiving information that the subject was in Huntington, West Virginia, Port Orange PD detectives worked with the Huntington Police Department, directing them to an address within their city. Dana Gaye Vance was scheduled to be held in West Virginia on the warrant, pending extradition back to Volusia County.

Original post:

The Port Orange Police Department announced today that it obtained an arrest warrant for 64-year-old Dana Gaye Vance for sexual battery involving a 16-year-old, according to a press release. 

The police department said if anyone sees Vance or knows where he is should not approach, contact or confront him, and instead call 911 to provide his location or where he is headed. 

Call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-8477 or text TIP231to submit an anonymous tip. Those who help could be eligible for a reward up to $5,000.

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