New York City Man Sentenced For Distributing Child Sex Abuse Images Over The InternetU.S. District Judge Carlos E. Mendoza has sentenced Andre Dwayne Blagrove (35, New York City) to 11 years in federal prison for distribution of child pornography. Blagrove was also ordered to serve 10 years of supervised release and register as a sex offender.
Man Sentenced For Attempting To Entice A 14-Year-Old To Produce Child Sex Abuse Images And To Meet For SexChief U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Darryl Gray Smith (31, Orange Park) to 10 years in federal prison for attempting to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity and to produce child sex abuse images. Smith was also ordered to serve a 10-year term of supervised release and to register as a sex offender.
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.
Orlando Cardiologist Pays To Resolve Allegations Of Performing Unnecessary Medical ProceduresDr. Ashish Pal, a cardiologist based in Orlando, Florida, has paid $6.75 million to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act by performing medically unnecessary ablations and vein stent procedures, the Justice Department announced today.
Four Men Charged In Transnational Wire Fraud And Identity Theft ConspiracyActing United States Attorney Karin Hoppmann announces the unsealing of two indictments charging Olufemi Odedeyi (40, London, UK), Ibrahim Davies (40, London, UK), Adetunji Adejumo (43, Oklahoma City, OK), and Ibrahim Jinadu (34, Atlanta, GA) with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, theft of public money or property, and aggravated identity theft. Odedeyi, Davies, and Jinadu were arrested on September 9, 2021 and Adejumo was arrested on September 13, 2021.
Detectives Are Investigating A HomicidePolk County Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating the murder of 21-year-old Tyrell Bell of Kissimmee.
HCSO Are Searching For Two Missing AdultsThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating two missing and endangered adults.
Sarasota Police Are Investigating A Fatal CrashThe Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal crash that happened Friday, September 10, 2021, at about 9 p.m., in the City of Sarasota.
Miami Nurse Pleads Guilty To Threats To Kill Vice President Kamala HarrisThirty-nine-year-old Niviane Petit Phelps, of Miami-Dade County, pled guilty on Friday in federal district court to a six count indictment charging her with making threats to kill Vice President Kamala Harris.
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
Detectives Investigate Inmate DeathDetectives are investigating the death of 70-year-old inmate Sir Walter Boykin III.
Florida's Gulf Coast Fall EggFest Is Cooking For A CauseOn Saturday, October 2nd, Grill & Provisions Co. will be hosting Tampa’s premier Florida Gulf Coast Fall EggFest at Tabellas at Delaney Creek where grilling enthusiasts will be Cooking for a Cause. Competing chefs and grill teams will be preparing a variety of signature meat samples for Tasters to enjoy & judge, all for the love of outdoor grilling and food.
Fischbach Land Company Announced A Sponsorship For The 2021 Hillsborough County FairFischbach Land Company, Brandon, FL, has announced a sponsorship for the 2021 Hillsborough County Fair. The Hillsborough County Fair will be hosted on September 23 through October 3, 2021.
The Two Murderers Who Killed Pumber Sentenced To Decades In Federal PrisonThe two 35-year-old South Florida men who killed a Miami plumber during an armed robbery and carjacking in 2018 were sentenced in federal district court in Miami. U.S. District Judge Roy K. Altman sentenced Jamal Lamar Head to 60 years in prison and Keon Travy Glanton to just over 33 years in prison.
Former Corrections Officer Sentenced For Civil Rights Conspiracy to Assault Youthful OffendersFormer Florida Department of Corrections officer, Terrance Reynolds, 31, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald L. Graham to 33 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release. Reynolds was convicted following a 14-day trial for conspiring to assault youthful offender inmates at the South Florida Reception Center, a prison located in Doral, Florida.