Florida Man Indicted On Counts Of Wire FraudStephen M. Alford, 62, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, was indicted by a federal grand jury on counts of wire fraud and the attempted prevention of seizure of an electronic device, announced Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. Alford was arrested on August 31, 2021 and made his initial appearance in federal court to face the charges.
Convicted Felon Sentenced On Charges Of Possession Of A FirearmFrank Miller Freeman, III, 30, of Crestview, Florida, was sentenced to six years in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a machine gun, and possession of an unregistered firearm with no serial number
Federal Prisoner Charged Of Possession Of Contraband And EscapeWilliam Brett Brownell, 30, of Milton, Florida, was arraigned on charges of possession of contraband by a federal prisoner, introduction of contraband to a federal prison, and escape. The indictment was announced today by Jason R. Coody, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.
Florida Man Indicted For Participation In Nationwide Child Exploitation EnterpriseMichael J. McClure, 43, of DeFuniak Springs, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on criminal offenses related to his activity on Kik Messenger, a mobile device application, announced Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.
Pensacola Insurance Company Owner Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud And Money LaunderingJohn Thomas, 51, of Pensacola pled guilty yesterday on wire fraud and money laundering charges related to selling fraudulent insurance policies to his clients in exchange for approximately $4.8 million in insurance premium payments. Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the guilty plea.
Florida Man Sentenced to Eleven Years For Child PornographyOn Thursday afternoon, David E. Merry, 60, of Pensacola, was sentenced to eleven years in prison on federal charges related to his receipt of child pornography. The sentence, which followed his guilty plea, was announced by Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.
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.
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.
More Charges On Local President of "We Build The Wall"Brian G. Kolfage, of Miramar Beach, Florida, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for an additional crime related to the filing of his 2019 income taxes, announced Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida today.
Pensacola Insurance Company Owner Charged With Wire FraudFlorida man made his initial appearance on Monday, June 7, on wire fraud charges related to his business, Thomas Insurance, LLC. 
Florida Man, Family Torches His Impounded Vehicle To Destroy EvidenceA career criminal Florida man was convicted by jury on multiple offenses after court records detailed his attempt to break into a law enforcement impound lot with his sister and nephew, setting ablaze his vehicle which contained evidence of his crimes.