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Duane Eugene Owen v. State of Florida

Duane Eugene Owen v. State of Florida
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Jacksonville Convicted Felon Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Methamphetamine He Intended To Distribute And Possessing A Firearm

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Jacksonville, Florida – Senior United States District Judge Harvey E. Schlesinger has sentenced Leonard M. Green to 15 years in federal prison for possessing with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. Green had pleaded guilty on January 4, 2023. According to court documents, on May 19, 2021, Homeland […]

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Clay County Man Indicted On Firearm And Drug Charges

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Jacksonville, Florida – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the return of an indictment charging Edward Sherwood Gustafson, IV (30, Green Cove Springs) with two counts of possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance involving methamphetamine and cocaine, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. If convicted, Gustafson faces up […]

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St. Petersburg Man Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Distributing And Possessing Child Sexual Abuse Material

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Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven has sentenced David Blackmer (34, St. Petersburg) to 7 years in federal prison, to be followed by 20 years of supervised release, for distributing and possessing child sexual abuse material.  The court also ordered Blackmer to register as a sex offender and pay $114,000 in restitution. Blackmer […]

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Jacksonville Felon Sentenced To More Than Four Years In Federal Prison For Illegally Possessing Firearms

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Jacksonville, Florida – Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Cory Lee Kelly (35, Jacksonville) to four years and nine months in federal prison for possession of a firearm as a convicted felon. Kelly had pleaded guilty on February 8, 2023. As part of his plea, he agreed to forfeit a machinegun, semi-automatic […]

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Bradenton Man Sentenced To More Than 17 Years For Distributing Cocaine Obtained Through The Mail

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Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Mary S. Scriven has sentenced Angel Hernandez Coss (38, Bradenton) to 17 years and 6 months in federal prison for conspiring to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine. Hernandez Coss had pleaded guilty on January 17, 2023. According to court documents, Hernandez Coss and his codefendant, Nathasha Prieto, a […]

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Jury Convicts Jacksonville Man For Receiving And Paying Illegal Healthcare Kickbacks

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Jacksonville, Florida – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that a federal jury has returned guilty verdicts on the indictment charging Mario Correa Jackson (38, Jacksonville) with illegally soliciting and receiving healthcare kickbacks as well as illegally offering and paying health care kickbacks. Jackson faces a maximum penalty of 10 years’ imprisonment on each […]

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Deltona Man Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison For Sexually Exploiting Children

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Jacksonville, Florida – Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Wayne Joseph Cavins (64, Deltona) to life in federal prison for attempted online enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity. Cavins was also ordered to serve a life term of supervised release and to register as a sex offender. Cavins had […]

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North Fort Myers Man Indicted For Possessing A Firearm As A Convicted Felon

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Fort Myers, FL – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the return of an indictment charging Chester Lewis Risco, III (19, North Fort Myers) with possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. If convicted, Risco faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in federal prison. The indictment also notifies Risco that the United States […]

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Cocoa Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison For Distributing Methamphetamine

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Orlando, Florida – U.S. District Judge Wendy W. Berger has sentenced Jason Alan Scruggs (53, Cocoa) to 25 years in federal prison for distributing methamphetamine. Scruggs had pleaded guilty on April 19, 2022. According to court documents, on two occasions in 2021, Scruggs sold methamphetamine to a confidential informant. Each of the transactions occurred at a […]

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