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Latisha Anne Vester, 33, of Daytona Beach, an employee of Metra Electronics in Holly Hill, is being held without bail at the Volusia County Branch Jail on  a felony charge of falsely reporting a bomb threat where she works.

HOLLY HILL -- An employee of Metra Electronics told investigators she called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of 300 co-workers there earlier today because she "needed a break."

The bomb threat was called in prior to the day shift and left with the human resources department, which in turn notified police and 300 people were evacuated at 9 a.m., including the caller, identified by police as 33-year-old Latisha Anne Vester, who works in Metra Electronics' paint department.

Police Chief Mark Barker said Vester admitted making the call, saying she "needed a break" from work.

"As far as her explanation -- nothing, and I mean nothing -- surprises me anymore," the Holly Hill police chief told Headline Surfer.

HOLLY HILL -- David Sullivan was looking down the barrel of a sawed-off shotgun after two men ran up to his Magnolia Avenue home on Monday demanding cash. But the 45-year-old homeowner grabbed the gun and pointed it up in the air during which a shot was fired, a pellet grazing his forehead.

Sullivan got a trip to the ER at Halifax Health Medical Center and the the woulds-be robbers ran off like cowards.

Here is a synopsis of what happened in the 11:50 p.m. incident as reported by Holly Hill Police Chief Mark Barker: Two unidentified black male subjects approached the residence at 705 Magnolia Avenue in Holly Hill, Florida. One of these individuals was armed with a 12-gauge “sawed-off” shotgun. The homeowner was working inside the garage area of his home when he observed the men coming towards him from the north side of the house.

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