Wanted man arrested after appearing on Facebook Live, deputies say

Timothy Munford, 25, taken into custody

Contributed photo (Volusia County Sheriff's Office)

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A man wanted by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office was taken into custody by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office after appearing on Facebook Live, deputies said.

Timothy Munford, 25, was taken into custody after it was discovered he was streaming live on Facebook at 3226 Riverview Lane in Daytona Beach, deputies said.

The Facebook live video, embedded below, shows Munford renting a jet ski but as he’s putting on his life vest, deputies begin to approach.

“Show us your hands,” they yelled from the distance.

“Who, me?” Munford replied.

Munford’s friend then takes over streaming as deputies order him to the ground.

Upon searching Mumford’s vehicle, deputies said they discovered two handguns and ammunition, two bags of marijuana and a bag that was tested presumptive for fentanyl.

Munford was charged with three counts of possession of a weapon/ammunition by a convicted felon, trafficking in fentanyl and possession of narcotics paraphernalia, deputies said.

Munford had a warrant out on him for violation of probation.

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