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State Attorney William “Bill” Gladson Will Host First-Ever Citizens Prosecutor Academy
State Attorney William “Bill” Gladson Will Host First-Ever Citizens Prosecutor Academy State Attorney William “Bill” Gladson will host the first-ever Citizens Prosecutor Academy for citizens of the Fifth Judicial Circuit beginning February 4, 2021. Gladson has created the Citizens Prosecutor Academy to provide the public w... Read More

Employees With “Big Hearts” Sponsor 30 Foster Children
Employees With “Big Hearts” Sponsor 30 Foster Children Thanks to employees of the Marion County State Attorney’s Office, 30 foster children will have a very Merry Christmas this year. The State Attorney’s Office partnered with the Guardian Ad Litem Program to provide toys to children who are ... Read More

50 Years in Prison for Habitual Offender Recently Released from Prison
50 Years in Prison for Habitual Offender Recently Released from Prison Travis Lovett, 24, of Bushnell, was sentenced to 50 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of two counts of Aggravated Assault on Law Enforcement, one count of Aggravated Fleeing to Elude and one count of Grand Theft - Statutory Property. Circ... Read More

Grand Jury Indictments Announced in Five Cases
Grand Jury Indictments Announced in Five Cases The Office of the State Attorney announces five indictments brought forth by the Lake County Grand Jury. Defendant Michael Lee Anderson, 31, has been indicted for: Count I: First Degree Murder The defendant was indicted for first-degree murder... Read More

Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for 2017 Murder
Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for 2017 Murder Emery Whitt, 28, will serve 30 years in prison for the 2017 murder of his roommate, victim Ryan McClellan. This sentence is thanks to the hard work of the Citrus County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with prosecutors at the State Attorney's Office.... Read More

8.5 Year Prison Sentence for Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Teen
8.5 Year Prison Sentence for Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Teen Devardrick Antoine Bell, 28, has been sentenced to 8.5 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl nearly a decade ago.  Detectives used a DNA sample to identify Bell as the man who raped the victim at knifepoint after following ... Read More