On June 23rd, 2021, Dayton Police Officer Jayson Raynor was ambushed and shot in the head. Now, fifty-five days later, he has died of his wounds.
The Daytona Police department says the suspect, Othal Wallace, AKA “O-zone Wallace,” was looking to murder a police officer and didn’t care who it was. They have also disclosed that he was an active member of radical Black supremacist groups.
Othal Wallace is tied to several Black supremacist groups, including the New Black Panther Party [NBPP], the Not F*cking Around Coalition [NFAC], and the Huey P. Newton Gun Club Alabama Chapter. Former members of the NBPP have carried out multiple mass shootings, including Micah Johnson, who slaughtered five cops at a Black Lives Matter rally in Dallas, Texas in 2016.
The Huey P. Newton Gun Club is a front group for the NBPP.
Wallace also had a long criminal record:
Daytona Beach Police were called to an apartment on S. Palmetto Avenue on Oct. 21, 2019 in response to a fight. Charnaiqua Oliver told police that she and Wallace were separated, but Wallace had been staying at the home to visit their two children. Oliver said when she arrived home Wallace asked to borrow her car and when she refused he grabbed her by the hair and neck and pulled her to the ground. She threw the keys and he let her go and walked out of the house. The children were asleep in their bedroom at the time. Oliver did not have any visible injuries. DCF was notified. Prosecutors declined to file charges against Wallace, according to a filing on Nov. 14, 2019.
Wallace was charged with felony battery following an incident at an apartment on Woodland Boulevard in DeLand on March 31, 2018. Tyesha Lewis said Wallace, her child’s father, had punched her causing a tooth to go through her bottom lip. She said Wallace had been visiting from Miami and had left when she called DeLand police. Lewis said Wallace had been in a bad mood all day, and when she tried to leave he threw a shoe at her and then punched her. Wallace was
Wallace was charged with aggravated battery on Feb. 3, 2017. In that case, Wallace gave his mailing address as 51 Children’s Way in Enterprise, which is the address for the First United Methodist Children’s Home. He also gave a local address of June Court in Deltona. That day, Volusia County deputies responded to Quail Drive in Deltona after Charnaiqua Oliver said Wallace scratched her during a disagreement while he was visiting. At the time, Oliver said she was eight months pregnant with Wallace’s child. She told Wallace to leave and not return until he had calmed down. Later that day, Wallace called Oliver and said he was coming back over to get his backpack. Oliver told him not to return and she would give him back the backpack another time. But Wallace returned and banged loudly on the windows and eventually kicked in a door and took his backpack.
Wallace was arrested and charged with aggravated battery against a pregnant victim, a felony. He also was charged with unarmed burglary — another felony — and criminal mischief, a misdemeanor. Prosecutors declined to file charges, according to a court filing on March 8, 2017.
On June 23, 2014, Wallace was charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by New Smyrna Beach Police. Wallace and a co-defendant, Deon A. Washington, went to a house on Inwood Avenue in New Smyrna Beach, and demanded that Stacie Sampson tell them were a juvenile they were looking for could be found. Sampson told them she didn’t know the location of the juvenile and told them to leave. She told police Washington told her he and Wallace were always “strapped.” She said Wallace then pulled out a black pistol from the car and waved it at her in a threatening manner. He and Washington then drove away.
Wallace pleaded no contest to reduced charges of trespass, improper exhibition of a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon, all first-degree misdemeanors. Wallace was sentenced to three years probation, no contact with the victim and no weapons and anger management and drug testing, as part of the plea agreement. Wallace violated probation in that case and was sentenced to 140 days in the county jail in May 2017. That sentence was part of a plea agreement in which he admitted violating his probation. He received credit for 63 days time served. The violations included testing positive for marijuana, not informing his probation officer he had moved from Sanford, and being charged with unarmed burglary in the case involving Oliver in 2017.