Postal Service Employee Indicted For Stealing MailActing United States Attorney Karin Hoppmann announces the unsealing of an indictment charging James Gregory Sweat (60, Jacksonville) with theft of mail by a United States Postal Service employee.  If convicted, Sweat faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison.
Florida Man Sentenced For Defrauding A Religious Organization And Filing False Income Tax ReturnsU.S. District Judge Brian J. Davis has sentenced Charles Jon David (58, Jacksonville) to 33 months in federal prison for wire fraud and tax fraud. The court also ordered David to forfeit $273,500, representing the proceeds of the wire fraud, and to pay $273,000 in restitution to the victim of the wire fraud and approximately $111,000 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service. David had pleaded guilty on April 9, 2021.
Two Jacksonville Felons Sentenced For Firearm Offense Related To Fatal ShootoutChief U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Evonte Earl Glover (29, Jacksonville) and Terry Lavon Shuman (27, Jacksonville) each to eight years and four months in federal prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. Glover had pleaded guilty on May 12, 2021, and Shuman had pleaded guilty on April 7, 2021.
Armed Bank Robber Sentenced To 12 Years In Federal PrisonU.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Demarcus Daniels (25, Lake City) to 12 years and 3 months in federal prison for bank robbery and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a violent crime.  The court also ordered Daniels to forfeit the firearm and ammunition he possessed during the offense.
Jacksonville Man Sentenced For Attempted Online Enticement Of A Minor To Engage In Sexual ActivityU.S. District Judge Brian J. Davis has sentenced Michael Jonathan Paul (50, Jacksonville) to 10 years in federal prison for attempted online enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity. Paul was also ordered to serve a 10-year term of supervised release and to register as a sex offender. 
Florida Man Sentenced For Child Sex TraffickingU.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced Gregory Thomas Garcia (35, Orange Park) to 16 years in federal prison for child sex trafficking. The court also ordered Garcia to forfeit a 2015 Ford Focus vehicle that he had used in committing the offense.
Man Sentenced For Possessing A Firearm As A Convicted Felon And For Drug PossessionU.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Jerard Keaton Davis (35, Palm Coast) to 15 years in federal prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon and for possessing with the intent to distribute cocaine base. The court also ordered Davis to forfeit the firearm and ammunition he had possessed as part of the offense. 
Jacksonville Man Sentenced For Attempting To Entice A 12-Year-Old Child To Engage In Sexual Activity OnlineUnited States District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced Sanjay Lama (32, Jacksonville) to 10 years in federal prison for using the internet to attempt to entice a 12-year-old child to engage in sexual activity.
Chinese National Sentenced For Attempting To Export Maritime Raiding Craft And Engines To Chine IllegallyU.S. District Judge Harvey Schlesinger today sentenced Ge Songtao (51, Nanjing, People’s Republic of China) to three years and six months years in federal prison for conspiring to submit false export information through the federal government’s Automated Export System and to export maritime raiding craft and engines to China fraudulently, and attempting to export that equipment fraudulently, in violation of U.S. law
Jacksonville Man Sentenced For Attempting To Entice Minors To Produce Images And Videos Depicting Child Sexual AbuseUnited States District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced Colum Patrick Moran, Jr. (43, Jacksonville) to 64 years in federal prison for attempting to entice minors to produce images and videos depicting child sexual abuse and for possessing materials depicting the sexual exploitation of children on his electronic devices.
Florida Man Arrested For Attempting To Entice a 9-Year-Old Child In Sexual ActivityMan arrested and indicted by a federal grand jury for attempting to entice a 9-year-old child to engage in sexual activity, and for soliciting and distributing child sexual abuse videos using the internet.