Fort Myers Man Sentenced For Illegally Possessing A FirearmU.S. District Judge Thomas P. Barber has sentenced Richard James Bassett, Jr. (47, Fort Myers) to 18 years in federal prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon and for violating the conditions of supervised release from a prior federal drug conviction. Bassett had pleaded guilty on July 16, 2021.
Man Sentenced For Possessing Fentanyl And A FirearmU.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton, Jr. has sentenced Laquan De’Shay Jones (23, Apopka) to seven years in federal prison for possessing fentanyl with the intent to distribute it and for possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. The court also ordered Jones to forfeit the firearm and ammunition that he was carrying as part of the offense.
Felon Sentenced For Possessing A FirearmA federal district judge in Ft. Pierce, Florida has sentenced 40-year-old Gregory T. Fuller to eight years in federal prison for possessing a firearm while being a convicted felon.
Savannah Man Sentenced For Illegally Possessing A Firearm A Chatham County man with a history of violent behavior has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally possessing a firearm.
Florida Man Guilty To 2014 Robbery And 2018 Murder Relating To Nightclub Drug ConspiracyCorey Small (43, St. Petersburg) has pleaded guilty to interfering with commerce by robbery and to using and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, as well as to conspiring to distribute cocaine and cocaine base, possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony offense, and possessing, brandishing, and discharging a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, causing death by murder.
Convicted Felon Indicted For Illegal Firearm Possession And Destruction Of AircraftA federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Wendell Doyle Goney (51, Mount Dora) with possessing a firearm as a convicted felon and destruction of aircraft.
Florida Man Sentenced For Firearms Offense And For Receiving Illegal Drugs Through The MailU.S. District Judge Sheri Polster Chappell has sentenced Bradleigh Wayne Carter (32, Fort Myers) to 22 years and 6 months in federal prison for attempted possession with the intent to distribute 50 grams of methamphetamine and for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
Clearwater Man Guilty To Passport Fraud, Identity Theft, And Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted FelonDouglas Edward Bennett (77, Clearwater) has pleaded guilty to passport fraud, aggravated identity theft, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He faces a maximum penalty of 22 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.
Bradenton Man Sentenced For Possession Of Drugs And A FirearmU.S. District Judge Virginia Hernandez Covington has sentenced Johnny Ordaz (32, Bradenton) to 12 years in federal prison for possession of fentanyl with the intent to distribute, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.
Florida Man Sentenced For Drug And Firearm ChargesRuben Ivan Fuller, 44, of Port Saint Joe, Florida, has been sentenced to thirty years in federal prison after previously pleading guilty to drug and firearm charges. Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentence.
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
Orlando Man Senteced For Possessing A Firearm As A Convicted FelonU.S. District Judge Wendy W. Berger has sentenced Leo Joshua Nieves-Ramirez (24, Orlando) to 3 years and 10 months in federal prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon
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.
Tampa Gang Member Pleads Guilty, Faces Up To 15 Years In PrisonA Tampa gang member faces up to fifteen years in prison after attempting to illegally obtain a firearm.
20 Years Later: DNA Leads To Man's Arrest For Armed Rape & BurglaryThe Tampa Police Department have identified and arrested the suspect in a rape and burglary "cold case" that occurred nearly two decades ago.