Man arrested after Daytona Beach hit-and-run in stolen vehicle, police say

David Small, 49, faces multiple charges

Dennis Small, 49, was arrested on Friday. (Volusia County Sheriff's Office)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A New Hampshire man was arrested in Holly Hill on Friday after police said he was involved in a hit-and-run using a stolen vehicle.

According to Daytona Beach officers, 49-year-old Dennis Small was arrested on Friday after the crash that occurred around 6:20 p.m. off Nova Road and Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard.

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Small was driving a stolen Toyota when he T-boned another vehicle heading west on Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard and turning south on Nova Road, a charging affidavit shows.

Officers said Small intentionally hit the victim again before leaving the scene, but was soon found in Holly Hill.

The victim of the hit-and-run was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

The charging affidavit also said another victim told officers that a few days earlier, Small “took her vehicle keys and struck her numerous times in the face.”

Small faces charges including aggravated battery, grand theft of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of a crash with serious injury.

Small was transported to the hospital for medical treatment, police said.

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