Former Correctional Officer Charged From Federal Civil RightsAndrew J. Femmer, 29, of Tampa, Florida, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for depriving an inmate his right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment as well as for falsifying official reports, announced Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida today.
Haines City Woman, Orlando Man, And Two Juveniles Charged After 3-Year-Old Suffered A Gunshot WoundA 38-year-old Haines City woman, a 20-year-old Orlando man and two juveniles were criminally charged after a 3-year-old child suffered a gunshot wound.  There were also nine dogs at the location that were not being properly cared for.
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.
Charges And Convictions Announced In Connection With An International Enterprise That Operated Sexually Exploitive WebsitesA series of charges and convictions were announced today in connection with an international enterprise based in Florida that operated subscription-based sexually exploitive “child modeling” websites.
Sarasota Man Arrested And Facing Charges Of Sexual Battery On A Victim Under 12John M. Smith, 47, of Sarasota, has been arrested and is facing charges of sexual battery on a victim under 12 by an offender over 18.  Smith is being held in the Sarasota County Jail.  Detectives believe there may be additional victims and are asking them to call Detective Maria Llovio.
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.
Caretaker Of Two Seniors Charged With Stealing Money From Their Bank AccountsThere has been a federal indictment unsealed that charges the caretaker of two seniors with accessing to their bank accounts to steal nearly $300,000.  
Bartow Woman Arrested For Animal CrueltyBartow woman arrested and charged with two counts felony animal cruelty and one count misdemeanor animal cruelty after an investigation into severe neglect of dogs at her home. 
Woman Arrested For Production And Distributing Images Of A Minor Over The InternetFlorida woman arrested for production and distribution of images depicting the sexual abuse of a child. 
Columbus Couple Charged With Wire Fraud And Theft Of Government Property Two Columbus residents were taken into custody today after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging them both with wire fraud and theft of government property related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.