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Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Retail Theft, Charges 14 Defendants

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

According to a recent press release, Attorney General Ashley Moody and law enforcement have announced the conclusion of a racketeering investigation, called Operation On the Fence, that focused on a large retail theft ring operating in South Florida. The Office of Statewide Prosecution (OSP) has filed criminal charges against 14 defendants who were allegedly… Read More »

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Former Police Officer Arrested for Sex Offender Probation Violations

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

A former Panama City law enforcement officer has been arrested and is facing several felony charges related to the violation of his sex offender probation. The officer failed to register his social media accounts and vehicle information to authorities. His probation stemmed from a 2004 conviction of criminal sex offenses against children and possession… Read More »

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Tallahassee Man Charged in Accidental Shooting of His 1-Year-Old Son

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

A Tallahassee father is facing criminal charges for the death of his 1-year-old son. The 20-year-old defendant is facing charges of culpable negligence and improper storage of a firearm in his son’s death. The accidental shooting occurred on September 6 at the Grove Park Apartments on Dick Wilson Boulevard. According to court records, the… Read More »

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Tallahassee Man Charged with Shooting Police Officer, Burglary

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

A 25-year-old Tallahassee resident is facing charges of attempted murder and burglary after shooting a police officer during a residential burglary. He is also charged in a separate incident in which he also burglarized a Tallahassee residence in a different home invasion and shooting that occurred only an hour earlier. The defendant was charged… Read More »

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Deadly Shooting Caught on Convenience Store Surveillance Camera

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

A Tallahassee resident is facing second-degree murder charges after a fatal shooting was captured on a convenience store’s surveillance camera. The shooting occurred at the Time Saver convenience store in August. The suspect was identified as a 42-year-old man who turned himself in to police. He is facing charges of second-degree murder and possession… Read More »

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Tallahassee Man Arrested for Production and Possession of Child Sex Abuse Material

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

The Department of Homeland Security and the Leon County Sheriff’s office are looking for potential victims found in child sex abuse material possessed by a Tallahassee man. The suspect has been charged with 10 counts of production and possession of child sex abuse material. The defendant, a 44-year-old man, was arrested on December 5th,… Read More »

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Tallahassee Man Arrested for Pirating Gasoline

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

A Tallahassee man was arrested by Florida’s Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement (OALE) for allegedly stealing gasoline from various gas stations in the Tallahassee area. He faces 32 individual criminal counts related to retail fuel theft across Central Florida. The 28-year-old suspect was taken into custody after a joint operation by the OALE and… Read More »

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Prosecutors Drop Voter Fraud Charges Against 69-Year-Old Black Woman

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

State prosecutors have announced that they have dropped charges against a 69-year-old Black woman who was accused of voter fraud, according to a recent press release. The woman, who was on probation for a previous felony conviction, voted in the 2020 general election and the 2022 primary elections. She was arrested on September 29… Read More »

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Florida Man Faces Hate Crime Charges for Allegedly Attempting to Run Over Black Men

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

A Cedar Key man was sentenced to 1 year and 1 day in prison and 2 years of supervised release after allegedly driving his truck at a group of Black men who were surveying land near Rosewood. The defendant was charged with a hate crime for attempting to intimidate the men who were just… Read More »

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Tallahassee Man Found Guilty of Drug and Weapons Charges

By Luke Newman, P.A. |

A Tallahassee officer spotted a vehicle speeding on Kissimmee Street and ran the vehicle’s tags. He noted that the owner of the vehicle was driving on a suspended license and proceeded to pull the vehicle over. He noted that the driver was staring at the officer in his rearview mirror and had a bad… Read More »

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