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25 Years in Prison for Habitual Felony Offender
25 Years in Prison for Habitual Felony Offender David Michael Brady, 30, was sentenced to 25 years in prison as a Habitual Felony Offender for Robbery with a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon for robbing a Brooksville convenience store at gunpoint. On July 7, 2020, at approximately 5... Read More

State Attorney Now Accepting Applications for Citizens Prosecutor Academy
State Attorney Now Accepting Applications for Citizens Prosecutor Academy State Attorney William “Bill” Gladson will host a Citizens Prosecutor Academy at the La Hacienda Recreation Center in The Villages beginning September 23, 2021. The Citizens Prosecutor Academy provides citizens of the Fifth Judicial Circ... Read More

Life in Prison for Man who Killed Vietnam Veteran
Life in Prison for Man who Killed Vietnam Veteran A Marion County jury convicted David Joseph Dillberg, 22, of first-degree murder. He was sentenced to life in prison. In July 2019, Dillberg entered the home of Richard Edward Peters, a retired postmaster and Vietnam veteran. Peters was shot multipl... Read More

New Case Management System Broadens Communication to Victims
New Case Management System Broadens Communication to Victims The Office of the State Attorney recently launched a new case management system across the circuit. The new system, STAC, is used in state attorney’s offices and public defender’s offices throughout Florida and provides a myriad of servic... Read More

Armed Robber Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison
Armed Robber Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison Rolando Rodney, 24, was found guilty at trial and sentenced to 30 years in prison for robbing a Dollar General at gunpoint. In November 2018 Rodney entered the Dollar General in Marion Oaks and demanded money from an employee. When the employee coul... Read More

30 Years in Prison for Internet Café Robberies
30 Years in Prison for Internet Café Robberies Christopher Charles Stevenson has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for robbery with a firearm and attempted kidnapping while armed at two Marion County internet cafes. Stevenson is a Habitual Felony Offender and Prison Releasee Reoffender. Steve... Read More

Sumter County Driver Found Guilty of DUI with Property Damage
Sumter County Driver Found Guilty of DUI with Property Damage A six-member jury convicted Adam Roy Haynes, 51, of DUI with Property Damage. He was sentenced to a year in county jail, the maximum sentence for a first-degree misdemeanor. In December 2019, Sumter County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded t... Read More

Lake County Man Found Guilty of Multiple Sex Offenses Against Child
Lake County Man Found Guilty of Multiple Sex Offenses Against Child Joshua Ruben Herrera, 28, was found guilty at trial of committing sex offenses on a child under 12 on multiple occasions. He will serve 25 years to life in prison. In 2016, Herrera was arrested by Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputies after th... Read More

Prison Releasee Reoffender Sentenced to Life in Prison for Armed Robbery
Prison Releasee Reoffender Sentenced to Life in Prison for Armed Robbery Joseph Andrew Crenshaw, 37, was found guilty at trial of armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, both while wearing a mask. Crenshaw qualified as a prison releasee re-offender and was sentenced to life in prison. In June 2018... Read More

Local Deputies Cleared in Two Officer Involved Shootings
Local Deputies Cleared in Two Officer Involved Shootings The Office of the State Attorney concluded that the use of deadly force by a Citrus County Sheriff’s Office deputy was legally justified. After a thorough review of the facts and circumstances of the case, Chief Assistant State Attorney Walter... Read More

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