R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison on federal sex trafficking chargesR. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday on federal sex trafficking charges during a court hearing in New York. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised release and a $100,000 fine.
Ghislaine Maxwell Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Sex Trafficking Minor GirlsGhislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison on Tuesday for carrying out a years-long scheme with her longtime confidante Jeffrey Epstein to groom and sexually abuse underage girls.
Prosecutors Recommend Ghislaine Maxwell To Be Sentenced To 30 To 55 Years In Prison For Sex TraffickingFederal prosecutors asked a judge in a court filing Wednesday to sentence Ghislaine Maxwell to 30 to 55 years in prison for sex trafficking a minor and other charges related to a sprawling conspiracy to abuse young girls with Jeffrey Epstein.
Members Of Crescent City Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced For Conspiring To Distribute MethamphetamineU.S. District Judge Wendy W. Berger has sentenced Alejandro Alvarado (30, Crescent City), Miguel Angel Perez (29, Deland), and Jose Martinez (43, Crescent City) for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Alvarado, who was the head of the Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO), was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison, and Perez and Martinez were each sentenced to 11 years in federal prison. All three had previously pleaded guilty.
Gang Leader Sentenced For Drug And Gun OffensesOn Monday, Keon Moore (30, Tampa) was sentenced to 17 years and 6 months in federal prison for possessing a firearm or ammunition as a convicted felon and possessing controlled substances with the intent to distribute them. Moore had been indicted on June 4, 2020. A jury found him guilty on October 21, 2021.
Former Brooksville Mayor Sentenced For Using A Hidden Camera To Produce Child Sexual Abuse Videos And ImagesKevin Hohn (66, Brooksville) has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for production of child pornography. Hohn was also ordered to pay a fine of $30,000, a special assessment of $20,000, and $6,000 in restitution to the victims. Hohn will be required to serve 5 years of supervised release upon his release from prison and to register as a sex offender. Hohn had pleaded guilty on November 19, 2021.
Miami Man Sentenced For Armed CarjackingA South Florida federal district judge has sentenced a 21-year-old man to 156 months in prison for pointing a gun at two people at a Miami gas station and jacking their car on April 6, 2021.
Florida Man Sentenced For Making Death Threats To United States Magistrate JudgeA St. Lucie County man who made death threats to a U.S. Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of Florida was sentenced today in Tampa, Florida to five years’ imprisonment.
Nurse Sentenced For Tampering With Intensive Care Unit Patient’s MedicationU.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Jerome Clampitt II to six months in federal prison, followed by six months of home detention for tampering with a consumer product, specifically, injectable fentanyl.
Owners Of Florida Teacher Certification Preparation Company Sentenced For Racketeering Conspiracy And Conspiracy To Commit Theft Of Trade SecretsKathleen M. Jasper, 43, and Jeremy M. Jasper, 41, of Estero, Florida, were sentenced today to ten months and four months in federal prison, respectively, plus six months of home confinement, after previously pleading guilty to charges of racketeering conspiracy and conspiracy to commit theft of trade secrets. The sentences were announced by Jason R. Coody, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.
Bradenton Man Guilty Of Manufacturing Counterfeit CurrencyAnthony Wayne Smith (58, Bradenton) has pleaded guilty to manufacturing counterfeit currency. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for April 6, 2022.
Armed Robber And Child Sex Trafficker Sentenced To Federal PrisonA federal district judge in Miami last week sentenced 35-year-old Christopher Grant Proby to 30 years in prison for sex trafficking a minor and for participating in the armed robbery of a Riviera Beach plumber.
Fort Myers Man Sentenced For Possessing FentanylU.S. District Judge Thomas Barber has sentenced Bobby Louis Lesane, Jr. (37, Fort Myers) to 13 years in federal prison for possessing with intent to distribute fentanyl.
Tampa Woman Guilty Of Conspiracy To Distribute CocaineA federal jury has found Nicole Diaz (35, Tampa) guilty of conspiracy to distribute cocaine. She faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. Her sentencing hearing is scheduled for March 2022.
Former Lawyer Sentenced To 40 Months Of Imprisonment For Five Bank Robberies Former Miami lawyer Aaron Patrick Honaker, 42, of Miami, was sentenced to 40 months of imprisonment for committing a string of five bank robberies and attempted bank robberies in South Florida in September and October of 2020.