'We Will Invade Tampa!': What You Need To Know for Gasparilla 2022Grab your beads and your pirate uniforms because Gasparilla season is back this year. Tampa city officials joined first repsonders to discuss plans and everything you need to know.
Naval Flight Officer Convicted Of Firearms Conspiracy And Lying During Security Clearance Background InvestigationA federal jury has found Fan Yang (36, Jacksonville) guilty of conspiring with his co-defendants Ge Songtao (51, Nanjing, People’s Republic of China) and Yang Yang (36, Jacksonville) to violate U.S. firearms laws, making false written statements to federally licensed firearms dealers during the purchase of two firearms, and making false written statements as part of a security clearance background investigation. Fan Yang faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in federal prison. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for March 16, 2022.
Georgia Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Guns To BarbadosRashad Sargeant has pleaded guilty to unlawfully exporting firearms to Barbados. Together with co-defendant David Johnson, Sargeant shipped at least 30 guns to Barbados after obliterating the serial numbers of the firearms and packing them inside false compartments in boxes.
Convicted Felon Sentenced For Possessing Firearms And AmmunitionU.S. District Judge William Jung has sentenced Christopher Calkins (29, St. Petersburg) to five years in federal prison for possessing firearms and ammunition as a convicted felon. The court also ordered Calkins to forfeit the firearms and ammunition involved in the offense.
Two Men Convicted With Firearm Charges And Drug TraffickingA federal jury in Tallahassee has convicted Brian Joins, 51, and Joshua Webb, 38, both of Panama City, Florida for the offenses of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine, and possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine.
Bradenton Man Found Guilty For Fentanyl Dealing And Other CrimesBradenton man found guilty by a federal jury for possession of fentanyl with the intent to distribute it, possessing a firearm infurtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.
Florida Man Sentenced On Multiple Drug Charges, Firearm, And Arson Related CrimesLate Thursday afternoon, a federal judge in Pensacola sentenced Tony M. Streeter, 47, of Fort Walton Beach, to 30 years in prison on multiple drug charges, firearms offenses, and a conspiracy to commit an arson related offense. The sentence, which followed a jury trial in federal court in March of this year, was announced by Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.
Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking And Firearm ChargesKeith A. Penn, 41, of Tallahassee, Florida, has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking and firearm charges. Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentence.
Dark Web Bust: 2 Arrested And 16,000 Pills, $143K & Firearms SeizedTwo Floridians were arrested in Inverness Wednesday for racketeering and a host of other charges for their role in selling counterfeit drugs on the dark web.
Previously Deported Alien Arrested In Ocala With AK-47, Other FirearmsA previously deported alien that illegally re-entered the U.S. is in trouble once again with U.S. authorities, this time for possession of a firearm. He may end up staying in the U.S. for up to 30 years this time.
Tucker Firearms Trafficker Attempts To Smuggle Guns To HaitiJacques Mathieu pleaded guilty to attempting to export 12 firearms and approximately 36,000 rounds of ammunition to Haiti by concealing the contraband in a car he intended to ship to the island
Broward Man Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison For Firearms OffenseBroward man sentenced to nine years in prison for firearms offense.
Armed Home Invasion: Teen Victim Shoots All 3 Suspects, 2 DeadA home invasion in Land O Lakes, Florida results in victim shooting all three armed suspects leaving two dead and the third under arrest.
16 Years In Federal Prison: St. Pete Man Pulled Gun On Woman And Threatened To Murder HerMan who pulled gun on woman and threatened to murder her sentenced to more than 16 years in federal prison.
Marietta: Argument Turns Into Gun BattleAn argument between acquaintances turned violent in front of the Dollar King business located at 1869 Cobb Parkway South.