Florida Man Sentenced For Firearms Offense And For Receiving Illegal Drugs Through The MailU.S. District Judge Sheri Polster Chappell has sentenced Bradleigh Wayne Carter (32, Fort Myers) to 22 years and 6 months in federal prison for attempted possession with the intent to distribute 50 grams of methamphetamine and for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
Bradenton Man Sentenced For Possession Of Drugs And A FirearmU.S. District Judge Virginia Hernandez Covington has sentenced Johnny Ordaz (32, Bradenton) to 12 years in federal prison for possession of fentanyl with the intent to distribute, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.
Florida Man Sentenced For Drug And Firearm ChargesRuben Ivan Fuller, 44, of Port Saint Joe, Florida, has been sentenced to thirty years in federal prison after previously pleading guilty to drug and firearm charges. Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentence.
Florida Woman Pleads Guilty To Possessing MethamphetamineAmanda Gailene Paul (38, Vero Beach) has pleaded guilty to possessing with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. She faces up to life in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been scheduled.
Six Individuals Plead Guilty To Conspiracy To Distribute Cocaine Using VesselsActing United States Attorney Karin Hoppmann announces that six individuals have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a conspiracy to distribute cocaine using vessels subject to the jurisdiction of the United States 
Drug Traffickers In Highlands County Sentenced To Federal PrisonSeveral Highlands County men have been sentenced in South Florida federal district court to prison terms for their roles in a powder and crack cocaine drug trafficking ring that had become entrenched in the Lake Placid neighborhood of Highway Park, Florida.
Florida Man Sentenced To More Than Four Years In Federal Prison For Drugs Dealing And Violating Supervised ReleaseU.S. District Judge Susan C. Bucklew has sentenced Cedric Tonesy Mount (48, St. Petersburg) to 33 months in federal prison for possessing with the intent to distribute controlled substances, and 24 months in prison for violating supervised release.
Federal Corrections Officer Guilty With Plan To Smuggle Drugs Into PrisonWayne Grant, Jr. (27, Orlando) has pleaded guilty to receipt of a bribe by a public official. He faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.
Shooting At Lake Blue Park Leaves One DeceasedOn Thursday, August 26, 2021, PCSO detectives responded to a shooting at Lake Blue Park in unincorporated Winter Haven where two people were shot; one deceased. 
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.
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.