UPDATE SEPTEMBER 10, 2022, 2:03 PM: Joel O’Grady and Julian Falkinburg were taken into custody by Daytona Beach police late last night. They were taken to the Volusia County Branch Jail and booked early this morning. O’Grady posted $100,000 bond and was released overnight, while Falkinburg posted $50,000 bond and was released this afternoon. Conditions of their release include no contact with the victim.
LAKE HELEN, FL – Volusia sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating two suspects wanted for severely beating a Lake Mary man at a wedding reception this weekend in Lake Helen.
According to authorities, Joel O’Grady, 38, and his son Julian Falkinburg, 21, both of Sanford, are wanted on charges of aggravated battery in a fight that occurred Saturday night.
Deputies were called to the scene in which three men engaged in a fight in the parking lot. The victim was struck in the head and face multiple times and kicked even after becoming unresponsive. The two suspects fled the scene before deputies arrived. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries. He remains seriously injured.
If you can help locate O’Grady or Falkinburg, call 911, or submit an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida: 888-277-TIPS (8477). Your info could be worth a cash reward. You can also submit a tip through the Crime Stoppers P3 Tips app or via the web at http://www.northeastflorida.crimestoppersweb.com. VSO case #22-17027.