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Juan De Los Rios v. State of Florida

Juan De Los Rios, a former captain with the Miramar Police Department, appeals his conviction and sentence for lewd or lascivious conduct on a person under the age of sixteen. We affirm on all issues raised in this appeal, and write only to discuss appellant’s argument that the trial court erred in allowing the prosecutor to elicit testimony from the victim’s sister that the victim told her about... More...   $0 (05-28-2016 - FL)

Alan Edward Cramer v. State of Florida

After an altercation with Jessica Leder, hitting her with his car, and shooting into her house, Cramer was charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, and shooting into a building. At trial, the State introduced eleven statements made by Cramer in jail call recordings. Cramer argues the trial court erred in admitting the following three statements because th... More...   $0 (05-18-2016 - FL)

Ronald Pak Zern vs State of Florida

Ronald Pak Zern, Appellant, appeals from his convictions for aggravated
assault, aggravated battery on a person sixty-five years of age or older, improper
exhibition of a firearm, and tampering with evidence. He argues that the trial court
erred in failing to make an independent finding of competence or incompetence
2
after ordering psychological evaluations and schedulin... More...
   $0 (05-14-2016 - FL)

DEANTHONY E. MIKE v. STATE OF FLORIDA

Deanthony E. Mike appeals his judgments and sentences for attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault with a firearm, and discharging a firearm from a vehicle. We are required to reverse because the trial court committed fundamental error in instructing the jury on attempted manslaughter.1 "[A] trial court commits fundamental error in giving the standard jury instruction on attempted ma... More...   $0 (04-15-2016 - FL)

The State of Florida vs. Wesley Foley

The State of Florida petitions for a Writ of Certiorari and seeks to partially
quash the trial court’s Order on State’s Motion to Compel Production of Evidence.
We dismiss the State’s Petition as the State has failed to demonstrate irreparable
harm as a result of the trial court’s order.
The respondent, Wesley Foley, is currently on trial for burglary with assault
or ba... More...
   $0 (03-30-2016 - FL)

United States of America v. Joseph Michael Sharkey

Virginia Man Pleads Guilty To Assaulting A Flight Attendant On Jacksonville Flight

Jacksonville, Florida – United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces that Joseph Michael Sharkey (36, Reston, VA) has pleaded guilty to assault or intimidation of a flight attendant. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. After pleading guilty yesterday, Sharkey was ordered to r... More...
   $0 (03-23-2016 - FL)

United States of America v. Joseph Michael Sharkey

Jacksonville, FL - Virginia Man Pleads Guilty To Assaulting A Flight Attendant On Jacksonville Flight

Joseph Michael Sharkey (36, Reston, VA) has pleaded guilty to assault or intimidation of a flight attendant. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. After pleading guilty, Sharkey was ordered to remain in custody.

According to court documents, on January 31, 2... More...
   $0 (03-24-2016 - FL)

The State of Florida vs. Yanker Orlando Perez-Diaz

The State of Florida appeals the downward departure sentence imposed by
the trial court in its effort to achieve sentencing parity between two co-defendants.
Because the record reflects that these two defendants were not similarly situated
and not equally culpable, we conclude that there is no legal basis to sustain the
downward departure sentence. Accordingly, we reverse the... More...
   $0 (03-17-2016 - FL)

State of Florida v. Robert Franklin Floyd

Robert Franklin Floyd, the Respondent, was charged with one count of
second-degree murder and one count of shooting at, into, or within an occupied
vehicle in connection with the death of Getyron Lopez Benjamin. Floyd asserted
that he shot at the vehicle in which Benjamin was a passenger both in self-defense
and defense of others.
Floyd was hosting a party at his reside... More...
   $0 (03-12-2016 - FL)

The State of Florida vs. Milot Richard

The relevant facts below are straightforward and not in dispute:
Milot Richard (“Richard”) was arrested and charged with one count of
soliciting prostitution in violation of section 796.07(2)(f), Florida Statutes (2014),
after he offered to pay an undercover police officer for oral sex. Richard, who was
represented by a public defender, negotiated a plea with the State, which... More...
   $0 (03-09-2016 - FL)

Ronald Williams v. State of Florida

On February 12, 2008, four men had just arrived home and were walking
toward their apartment door when they heard Ronald Williams, who was in a
neighbor’s driveway, calling out offensive words regarding their sexuality,
including “faggot,” “punk,” and making other “homosexual gestures.” The men
exchanged words with Williams, then Williams “pulled a gun, pointed it at the
... More...
   $0 (03-04-2016 - FL)

United States of America v. Isaac Dillard Wilson

Tallahassee, FL - Tallahassee Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Firearm Possession

Isaac Dillard Wilson, 35, of Tallahassee, was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison today for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The sentence was structured so that 84 months (seven years) would run consecutively to state prison sentences, which Wilson is already serving, and the rema... More...
   $0 (02-12-2016 - FL)

United States of America v. Baker

The government accused fifteen defendants of drug trafficking offenses in a seventeen-count indictment: Kenneth Williams, Efrain Casado, Leonard Brown, Lenard Brown, Susan Hall Gibson, Bernard Shaw, Marvin Baker, Malcolm Shaw, Ronald Raye, Wayne Baptiste, Michael Harper, Arthur Pless, Ben Johnson, Jonathon Hawthorne, and Charton Darces.1 Three defendants, Bernard Shaw, Ronald Raye, and Charlton Da... More...   $0 (01-02-2016 - FL)

Connolly v. State Of Florida

Based on the State of Florida's ("the State") motion for rehearing/rehearing en banc, we grant rehearing en banc, withdraw this Court's opinion issued on May 28, 2014, and issue the following en banc opinion affirming John J. Connolly, Jr.'s ("the defendant") conviction for second degree murder with a firearm in its stead. As the State correctly noted in its opening statement at the en banc... More...   $0 (12-19-2015 - FL)

Davon Francis vs. The State of Florida

The evidence at trial established that Francis and his co-defendants were on
an armed crime spree the night of September 21, 2004. At approximately 6:00 pm,
that night, Francis approached three individuals at the corner of 189th Street and
N.W. 57th Avenue in Opa-locka. One of the individuals, Tracy Hunter (“Hunter”),
testified at trial that Francis put a gun in Hunter’s face... More...
   $0 (12-08-2015 - FL)

Michael T. Rivera v. State of Florida

Michael T. Rivera was convicted and sentenced to death for the first-degree
murder of Staci Lynn Jazvac. Rivera v. State (Rivera I), 561 So. 2d 536, 537 (Fla.
1990). In the opinion affirming the conviction and sentence, this Court detailed the
facts of the murder: Eleven-year-old Staci Lynn Jazvac left her Lauderdale Lakes home on bicycle at about 5:30 p.m. on January 30, 1986, to... More...
   $0 (11-29-2015 - FL)

Connolly v. State Of Florida

Based on the State of Florida's ("the State") motion for rehearing/rehearing en banc, we grant rehearing en banc, withdraw this Court's opinion issued on May 28, 2014, and issue the following en banc opinion affirming John J. Connolly, Jr.'s ("the defendant") conviction for second degree murder with a firearm in its stead. As the State correctly noted in its opening statement at the en banc oral a... More...   $0 (11-28-2015 - FL)

United States of America v. Cory Quintana, a/k/a Corey Quintana

Tampa, FL - Convicted Felon Sentenced To Three Years For Possessing A Firearm

Cory Quintana, aka Corey Quintana, (24, Lakeland) was sentenced to three years in federal prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. The Court also ordered him to forfeit a Taurus .38-caliber revolver and 18 rounds of ammunition. He pleaded guilty on July 24, 2015.

According to court document... More...
   $0 (10-14-2015 - FL)

Robert Pugh v. James Rainwater

We review here a District Court's holding that each Dade County, Florida arrestee held for trial upon an information filed by the state attorney is entitled by the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments to an expeditious hearing before a judicial officer on the question of probable cause for arrest.[1] To implement this holding, the court later adopted a plan submitted by Sheriff E. Wilson Purdy (herein... More...   $0 (12-03-1973 - FL)

Marvin Cannon v. State of Florida

Sean Neel and Zechariah1 Morgan were coworkers at Florida State Hospital
and had been friends for over twenty years. In the fall of 2010, Mr. Morgan and
The record presents some inconsistency as to the spelling of this victim’s first name. We will refer to him as Mr. Morgan.
Mr. Neel became involved in the purchase of corn, known as “deer corn,” from the
defendant, Marvin Can... More...
   $0 (09-28-2015 - FL)

John Hardwick,Jr. v. Secretary, Florida Department Of Corrections

In Hardwick v. Crosby (Hardwick III), 320 F.3d 1127 (11th Cir. 2003), we
determined that Petitioner Hardwick was due an evidentiary hearing to determine
whether his attorney provided ineffective assistance of counsel under the Sixth
Amendment standard set out in Strickland v. Washington, 466 U.S. 668, 104 S. Ct.
2052, 80 L. Ed. 2d 674 (1984), during the penalty phase of his cap... More...
   $0 (09-20-2015 - FL)

John Gary Hardwick, Jr. v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections

In Hardwick v. Crosby (Hardwick III), 320 F.3d 1127 (11th Cir. 2003), we
determined that Petitioner Hardwick was due an evidentiary hearing to determine
whether his attorney provided ineffective assistance of counsel under the Sixth
Amendment standard set out in Strickland v. Washington, 466 U.S. 668, 104 S. Ct.
2052, 80 L. Ed. 2d 674 (1984), during the penalty phase of his capital... More...
   $0 (09-18-2015 - FL)

USA v. Raymond Edward Braun

In July 2013, Braun pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a
firearm in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g). This was the second time that Braun
was convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm. While admitting that he
had at least one prior felony conviction, Braun preserved his objection that he did
not qualify as an armed career criminal.
The first time... More...
   $0 (09-08-2015 - FL)

KIM JACKSON vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

tization and
deprivation of love. Id. at 38 n.3. Similarly, in Singleton v. State, 783 So. 2d 970,
972-73, 979-80 (Fla. 2001), this Court held the death sentence to be proportionate
where the victim had been stabbed seven times and the two aggravating
circumstances of prior violent felony and HAC were weighed against three
statutory mitigating circumstances (the defendan... More...
   $0 (08-28-2015 - FL)

United States of America v. Kenneth Hobson

Panama City, FL - Federal Inmate Convicted of Assaulting a Correctional Officer

A federal trial jury convicted Kenneth Hobson, 33, of Memphis, Tennessee, of knowingly assaulting and injuring a correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Institution in Marianna.

At trial, the government presented evidence that, in July 2014, Hobson forcibly assaulted a corrections officer a... More...
   $0 (08-16-2015 - FL)

United States of America v. Jay Paul Porton

Orlando, FL – Clearwater Man Convicted Of Threatening A Court Security Officer With A Baseball Bat

A federal jury today found Jay Paul Porton (67, Clearwater) guilty of assault on a federal officer. He faces a maximum penalty of one year in federal prison. The sentencing hearing is scheduled for October 29, 2015. Porton was indicted on April 15, 2015.

According to evidence presen... More...
   $0 (08-16-2015 - FL)

John Doe I v. City of Paul Bay, Florida

John Doe I filed a nine-count amended complaint against the City of Palm Bay
(“the City”) seeking a determination that Palm Bay City Ordinance 2005-76 (“the
Ordinance”) is unconstitutional. The Ordinance prohibits registered sexual predators and
registered sexual offenders from making deliveries to or performing work at any
residence, including the curtilage thereof, any designated... More...
   $0 (07-17-2015 - FL)

United States of America v. Robert W. McCandless

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Robert W. McCandless, 38, of Bristol, Florida, pled guilty to interstate domestic violence and interstate violation of a protection order. The plea was announced by Pamela C. Marsh, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.

During his plea, McCandless admitted to violating a protection order by unlawfully entering the victim’s residence on Januar... More...
   $0 (07-13-2015 - FL)

Christopher J. Weiland v. Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

Nearly one hundred and thirty years ago, one of Georgia’s greatest judges described the ideal in pleading:
Pleading is pure statement; just as much as a letter addressed to your sweetheart or your wife or your friend. The plaintiff complains that he has such a case, and he tells you what it is. The defendant says either that that is not so, or something else is so, and he makes his statement. ... More...
   $0 (07-12-2015 - FL)

United States of America v. Jesus Rosales-Bruno

This is the second appeal to come before us involving a sentence imposed on
Jesus Rosales-Bruno because of his conviction for illegally reentering the United
States in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326. In the first appeal we vacated his original
sentence after concluding the district court had erred in finding that his prior
Florida conviction for false imprisonment qualified as a “... More...
   $0 (06-19-2015 - FL)

Vincent Salvato v. Deputy Lauren Miley

These consolidated appeals require us to decide two questions arising out of
an attempted arrest in which Deputy Lauren Miley shot and killed Joshua Salvato:
(1) whether Miley is entitled to qualified immunity against a claim for damages, 42
U.S.C. § 1983, for excessive force in violation of Salvato’s rights under the Fourth
Amendment; and (2) whether the sheriff of Marion Count... More...
   $0 (06-25-2015 - FL)

Victoria Teresa Jacobs a/k/a Victoria Teresa Rubin v. Atlantic Coast Refining, Inc. d/b/a ACR Industries

Appellant Victoria Jacobs appeals an entry of judgment against her in a civil theft action brought by Appellee Atlantic Coast Refining (“ACR”), a corporation held solely by her former boyfriend, Anthony Arbanas. Among other issues, Appellant argues the trial court erred by admitting evidence of a prior, unrelated motion and settlement agreement. For the reasons set forth below, we agree with A... More...   $0 (05-13-2015 - FL)

The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. Nelly Martinez-Oller

The School Board of Miami-Dade County appeals from a final judgment
entered upon a jury verdict in a negligent supervision action, arising out of a
classroom incident at Miami Killian High School, where Ericka Barbieri, a student
attending Killian, spontaneously pitched an eight pound textbook at classmate, Joel
Del Rosario, after Joel called Ericka a b----. The book fractured Joel... More...
   $0 (04-08-2015 - FL)

Amy Hair v. Cammy Hair

We reverse the final judgment of injunction for protection against domestic violence.
Section 741.30(1)(a), Florida Statutes (2012), provides that a family or household member may file a petition for protection against domestic violence if that person is “either the victim of domestic violence as defined in s. 741.28 or has reasonable cause to believe he or she is in imminent danger of becom... More...
   $0 (03-18-2015 - FL)

United States of America v. Raees Alam Qazi and Sheheryar Alam Qazi

Miami, FL - Raees Alam Qazi and his brother, Sheheryar Alam Qazi, pled guilty to terrorism violations and to assaulting two Deputy U.S. Marshals while in custody.

During the hearing, the Qazi brothers acknowledged that Raees Alam Qazi, the younger brother, was going to initiate an attack using a weapon of mass destruction in New York City and that he had been financially and emotionally s... More...
   $0 (03-12-2015 - FL)

United States of America v. Maurin Chacon a/k/a “Tiny,” a/k/a “Peludo,” a/k/a “Yung Patron,” 27, Christopher Altamirano a.k.a “Tango,” a.k.a “Peter Baitz,” 22, Rodolfo Portela a.k.a “Papo L. Desperado

Miami, FL - The leader and three other members of Big Money Team (BMT), a violent street gang that operates in the Little Havana and Allapattah neighborhoods of Miami, Florida, have been convicted of drug conspiracy, firearm and violent crime charges following a one month long trial.

Defendants Maurin Chacon a/k/a “Tiny,” a/k/a “Peludo,” a/k/a “Yung Patron,” 27, Christopher Al... More...
   $0 (03-09-2015 - FL)

United States of America v. Lark Suddith

Miami, FL - After a week-long trial, a federal jury convicted a trucker and Miami, Florida resident of assault upon a federal law enforcement officer. Evidence presented at trial showed that the defendant, after being asked to leave the Claude Pepper Federal Building in downtown Miami, punched a security officer in the face.

Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern Distr... More...
   $0 (02-10-2015 - FL)

United States of America v. Jarod Montell Alonso, a/k/a “Rob Dough”

Miami, FL - An Overtown resident was convicted by a jury for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Wifredo A. Ferrer, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Hugo J. Barrera, Special Agent in Charge, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Miami Field Division, Rodolfo Llanes, Chief, City of Miami Police Department (MPD), made the announcement.

... More...
   $0 (02-10-2015 - FL)

Shandalyn Sanders v. ERP Operating Limited Partnership

Shandalyn Sanders seeks review of the decision of the Fourth District Court of Appeal in ERP Operating Ltd. Partnership v. Sanders, 96 So. 3d 929 (Fla. 4th DCA 2012), on the ground that it expressly and directly conflicts with this Court’s decision in Cox v. St. Joseph’s Hospital, 71 So. 3d 795 (Fla. 2011), and the Third District’s decision in Holley v. Mt. Zion Terrace Apartments, Inc., 382... More...   $0 (02-12-2015 - FL)

United States of America v. Ten alleged members of the Almighty Imperial Gangsters Nation gang

Ten alleged members of the violent Almighty Imperial Gangsters Nation gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury in the Southern District of Florida for their roles in various murders in Miami, Chicago, and East Chicago. Fifteen alleged members of the gang have now been charged by the Justice Department in this case.

U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer of the Southern District of Florida... More...
   $0 (10-16-2014 - FL)

 
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