Florida Man Sentenced For Multiple Drug Trafficking OffensesTaree Lamott Armstrong, 30, of Haines City, Florida, has been sentenced to twelve years in federal prison after pleading guilty to multiple drug-trafficking offenses. Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentence
Two Arrested In Shooting At Landmark MotelSt. Petersburg Police Detectives arrested two suspects responsible for shooting and killing 41-year-old Benjamin Goff at the Landmark Motel, 1930 4th Street North, on June 25, 2021.
Sheriff's Office Asking For Help In Search Of Missing And Endangered AdultThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing and endangered adult male in Plant City.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Rise From 40 To Over 70 At Tampa General HospitalTampa General Hospital doctor, Jason Wilson, says he's seeing younger patients get sick with COVID-19.
Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Tax CrimesMark D. Schneider, 60, formerly of Niceville, Florida, pled guilty yesterday to multiple federal tax crimes, announced Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. Schneider, who lived in Niceville during the commission of his offenses, was recently arrested by the United States Marshals Service after becoming a fugitive when he failed to appear on the day of his trial in Pensacola in January 2021.
Sales Clerk Arrested For Illegal Alcohol SaleOn Thursday, July 22, 2021, deputies from the Polk County Sheriff's Office checked fifteen convenience stores in the Lakeland and Mulberry areas, as part of the Operation: Pop-Top effort. They were making sure stores were abiding State law by not selling alcohol to anyone under 21-years of age. Of those fifteen stores, one was not in compliance and the store clerk who made the illegal sale was arrested.
Man Arrested In Deadly Shooting On June 10, 2021The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man following a deadly shooting on June 10, 2021.
Man Sentenced For Possessing A Firearm As A Convicted Felon And For Drug PossessionU.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Jerard Keaton Davis (35, Palm Coast) to 15 years in federal prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon and for possessing with the intent to distribute cocaine base. The court also ordered Davis to forfeit the firearm and ammunition he had possessed as part of the offense.
CPA Pleads Guilty To Commit Wire Fraud And Mail FraudKenneth Murry Rossman (63, of Bradenton) today pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and mail fraud and aiding and assisting in the preparation and filing of a false income tax return. He faces a maximum penalty of eight years in federal prison.
Jacksonville Man Sentenced For Attempting To Entice A 12-Year-Old Child To Engage In Sexual Activity OnlineUnited States District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced Sanjay Lama (32, Jacksonville) to 10 years in federal prison for using the internet to attempt to entice a 12-year-old child to engage in sexual activity.
Arizona Man Convicted Of Controlled Substance In TallahasseeA federal jury in Tallahassee has convicted Daniel Gutierrez, 37, of San Luis, Arizona of possession of methamphetamine and fentanyl with the intent to distribute. The guilty verdict, returned yesterday, at the conclusion of a three-day trial, was announced by Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.
Undercover Investigation Of Illegal Drug Trafficking Arrests 29 In The Lake Wales AreaFollowing a 16-month undercover investigation, Polk County Sheriff’s Office undercover Narcotics detectives and the HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) task force made 29 arrests in the Lake Wales area and obtained three arrest warrants related to the trafficking, sale, and possession of illegal narcotics.
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Creates Team To Reduce Gun ViolenceHe says the squad will focus on investigating and apprehending people involved in street-level shootings.
Tampa General Hospital Sees Spike In COVID-19 HospitalizationsAs we enter the middle of Summer, local experts say COVID-19 is more of a threat now than in recent months.
Search For Two Suspects In Stealing And Fraudulently Using Victim's Credit Cards UnderwayThe Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is looking to identify two men suspected of stealing and fraudulently using the victim's credit cards.