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Daytona Beach News-Journal
DeLand man who shot son convicted of attempted manslaughtertook jurors a little more than an hour to reach their verdict against Grady Edm
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 8 hours ago
took jurors a little more than an hour to reach their verdict against Grady Edmondson Sr., 60, according to the State Attorney's Office. Jurors opted to convict Edmondson on a lesser charge instead of the more severe charge of attempted... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida editorial roundupreview panel. A spokesman for the governor was noncommittal. "We will continue
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 12 hours ago
review panel. A spokesman for the governor was noncommittal. "We will continue to review the details that come out of the state attorney's office, but the governor must be convinced that the death penalty will be sought as outlined in Florida law,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mexicans march to protest violence against womenyou like to party, or something like that, that it's a justification for murder
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
you like to party, or something like that, that it's a justification for murder." Castilla's murder was the 83rd of a woman documented in Puebla this year by civic organisations and the 59th publicly acknowledged by the state attorney'... Read more
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FOX News
Slovenia sues EU Commission over Croatia Teran wine permitfor issuing a permit to Croatia to use the Teran red wine brand in the bloc. T
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
for issuing a permit to Croatia to use the Teran red wine brand in the bloc. The agriculture ministry says Slovenia's State Attorney's Office filed a lawsuit Friday with the EU Court of Justice over the commission ruling that took effect in... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Lee County offers updates on post-hurricane issuesSept. 18: - Lee County BoCC departments - Lee Tax Collector - Lee Clerk of C
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 7 days ago
Sept. 18: - Lee County BoCC departments - Lee Tax Collector - Lee Clerk of Courts - 20th Judicial Circuit Court, State Attorney's Office and Public Defender Office (Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties) Despite the... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Lee offices extend closures through TuesdayCounty BoCC Departments (except essential employees) Lee County Clerk of Court
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 9 days ago
County BoCC Departments (except essential employees) Lee County Clerk of Courts 20th Circuit Court Lee County Tax Collector Lee County Supervisor of Elections Lee County Property Appraiser? State Attorney's Office Public Defender... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Lee offices extend closures through TuesdayCounty BoCC Departments (except essential employees) Lee County Clerk of Court
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
County BoCC Departments (except essential employees) Lee County Clerk of Courts 20th Circuit Court Lee County Tax Collector Lee County Supervisor of Elections Lee County Property Appraiser? State Attorney's Office Public Defender... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Lee offices extend closures through TuesdayCounty BoCC Departments (except essential employees) Lee County Clerk of Court
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 9 days ago
County BoCC Departments (except essential employees) Lee County Clerk of Courts 20th Circuit Court Lee County Tax Collector Lee County Supervisor of Elections Lee County Property Appraiser? State Attorney's Office Public Defender... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Lee offices extend closures through TuesdayCounty BoCC Departments (except essential employees) Lee County Clerk of Court
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 9 days ago
County BoCC Departments (except essential employees) Lee County Clerk of Courts 20th Circuit Court Lee County Tax Collector Lee County Supervisor of Elections Lee County Property Appraiser? State Attorney's Office Public Defender... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Lee offices extend closures through TuesdayCounty BoCC Departments (except essential employees) Lee County Clerk of Court
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 9 days ago
County BoCC Departments (except essential employees) Lee County Clerk of Courts 20th Circuit Court Lee County Tax Collector Lee County Supervisor of Elections Lee County Property Appraiser? State Attorney's Office Public Defender... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Lee offices extend closures through TuesdayCounty BoCC Departments (except essential employees) Lee County Clerk of Court
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 10 days ago
County BoCC Departments (except essential employees) Lee County Clerk of Courts 20th Circuit Court Lee County Tax Collector Lee County Supervisor of Elections Lee County Property Appraiser? State Attorney's Office Public Defender... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Attorney: D.A. Neal Pinkston acted within law while prosecuting Ooltewah rape casebasketball student in December 2015 fell within Pinkston's rights as a state of
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
basketball student in December 2015 fell within Pinkston's rights as a state official, an attorney with the Tennessee State Attorney's Office wrote in his response on Sept. 1. Like the other defendants who responded to the civil rights... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Animal control in Palm Beach Co., Fla. finding dogs left chained to trees and parked carswith a potentially deadly hurricane on the way, it's felony animal cruelty. An
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 12 days ago
with a potentially deadly hurricane on the way, it's felony animal cruelty. Animal Care says they are working with the State Attorney's Office to prosecute anyone who does so. Employees are currently going and picking up the animals, bringing... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Animal control in Palm Beach Co., Fla. finding dogs left chained to trees and parked carswith a potentially deadly hurricane on the way, it's felony animal cruelty. An
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 12 days ago
with a potentially deadly hurricane on the way, it's felony animal cruelty. Animal Care says they are working with the State Attorney's Office to prosecute anyone who does so. Employees are currently going and picking up the animals, bringing... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Animal control in Palm Beach Co., Fla. finding dogs left chained to trees and parked carswith a potentially deadly hurricane on the way, it's felony animal cruelty. An
KIVI Boise / Posted 12 days ago
with a potentially deadly hurricane on the way, it's felony animal cruelty. Animal Care says they are working with the State Attorney's Office to prosecute anyone who does so. Employees are currently going and picking up the animals, bringing... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Animal control in Palm Beach Co., Fla. finding dogs left chained to trees and parked carswith a potentially deadly hurricane on the way, it's felony animal cruelty. An
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
with a potentially deadly hurricane on the way, it's felony animal cruelty. Animal Care says they are working with the State Attorney's Office to prosecute anyone who does so. Employees are currently going and picking up the animals, bringing... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Animal control in Palm Beach Co., Fla. finding dogs left chained to trees and parked carswith a potentially deadly hurricane on the way, it's felony animal cruelty. An
KGTV San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
with a potentially deadly hurricane on the way, it's felony animal cruelty. Animal Care says they are working with the State Attorney's Office to prosecute anyone who does so. Employees are currently going and picking up the animals, bringing... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Homeless man sentenced for hijacking carin the Department of Corrections ordered fines and court cost along with restit
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
in the Department of Corrections ordered fines and court cost along with restitution, according to a press release from the State Attorney's Office First Judicial Circuit. The Defuniak Springs police department responded in the early morning hours... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Cafeteria worker at Hernando Christian Academy arrested on sex chargesnature of the investigation of these matters, it would be inappropriate to comm
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
nature of the investigation of these matters, it would be inappropriate to comment further at this time." According to the State Attorney's Office, Bruce McAllister faces 32 charges for assaulting three teenage foreign exchange students who were... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Local state of emergency declared ahead of Irmastate of emergency has been enforced for Lee County ahead of the impending impa
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 14 days ago
state of emergency has been enforced for Lee County ahead of the impending impact of Hurricane Irma. According to the State Attorney's Office, this means the county will make as much funding as possible available for relief efforts. It also... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Lehigh man guilty of four counts of exploitation41, of 710 North Ave., guilty of four counts of exploiting an elderly or disabl
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
41, of 710 North Ave., guilty of four counts of exploiting an elderly or disabled person following a four-day trial, the State Attorney's Office reported. He faces up to 60 years in prison at his sentencing, which is set for Oct. 2. Ryan Todd... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Judge limits evidence heard in Luis Toledo murder trialbecause the judge feels it would be too speculative. The medical examiner base
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
because the judge feels it would be too speculative. The medical examiner based his opinions off what prosecutors at the State Attorney's Office told him happened, as well as what he heard in an eight-minute confession video by Toledo. However, a... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Man accused of killing aunt, stabbing father 23 times found hanging from sheet in isolation cellPolk County Medical Examiner will conduct the autopsy to determine the manner a
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 16 days ago
Polk County Medical Examiner will conduct the autopsy to determine the manner and cause of death. Representatives from the State Attorney's Office responded to the scene, and all of the investigative findings and documents will be forwarded to the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
2nd man guilty in Hendry County party bus rapeA second man was found guilty in the 2013 rape of a teen on a party bus in Hend
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 19 days ago
A second man was found guilty in the 2013 rape of a teen on a party bus in Hendry County, according to the State Attorney's Office. They said Joshua Dale Bryan, now 22 years old, of Palmdale, was found guilty of two counts of sexual battery on the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
2nd man guilty in Hendry County party bus rapeA second man was found guilty in the 2013 rape of a teen on a party bus in Hend
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 19 days ago
A second man was found guilty in the 2013 rape of a teen on a party bus in Hendry County, according to the State Attorney's Office. They said Joshua Dale Bryan, now 22 years old, of Palmdale, was found guilty of two counts of sexual battery on the... Read more
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International Business Times
Florida father and son accused of molesting two young girls for years a year later to the Florida Department of Children and Families. Though the sh
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
a year later to the Florida Department of Children and Families. Though the sheriff's office filed an affidavit with the State Attorney's Office charging Ross Sr with sexual battery, the case was unable to be prosecuted, the statement... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami Beach: Corruption CentralAs the police force disintegrated, Gonzalez's troubles mounted. Soon, the Miami
Miami New Times / Posted 21 days ago
As the police force disintegrated, Gonzalez's troubles mounted. Soon, the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office opened a criminal probe into allegations that Gonzalez and his top deputy, Hilda Fernandez, had withheld a $15 million grant to the New World... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami Beach's Former Procurement Chief Arrested On Corruption Charges UPDATEexactly what case is behind Lopez's charges today; they'll be detailed at a pre
Miami New Times / Posted 21 days ago
exactly what case is behind Lopez's charges today; they'll be detailed at a press conference later this afternoon at the State Attorney's Office. Miami Beach Police spokesman Sgt. Bobby Hernandez tells Riptide that no arrest report will be... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami Beach Requires Workers To Report Bribery As Top Official Faces Corruption ProbeMorales announced the new policy, the Miami Herald broke the news that public c
Miami New Times / Posted 21 days ago
Morales announced the new policy, the Miami Herald broke the news that public corruption investigators from the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office are looking into whether the city's building director, Mariano Fernandez, accepted a free hotel room... Read more
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First Coast News
'House of Horrors': An inside look into an accused murderer Russell Tillis' homewould return to dig up the front yard. After a reported tip from another inmate
First Coast News / Posted 22 days ago
would return to dig up the front yard. After a reported tip from another inmate, police searched for human remains. The State Attorney's office photographs show crews uncovering shallow graves and finding bones, teeth, a human skull and... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Osceola County open warrants: Safe Surrender DayCorrections Department, the Osceola County Clerk of Court, Judicial Correction
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 22 days ago
Corrections Department, the Osceola County Clerk of Court, Judicial Correction Services, the Public Defender's Office, the State Attorney's Office, and the Kissimmee and the St. Cloud police departments. Officials said the event is not an amnesty... Read more
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Miami New Times
Whistleblower Sues 30 Miami-Area Cops for Alleged Harassment Campaignwiretapping." Please read web version for embedded content McDonough then sai
Miami New Times / Posted 22 days ago
wiretapping." Please read web version for embedded content McDonough then said Rolle contacted the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office, which threatened to arrest McDonough if he ever recorded Rolle again without the chief's consent.... Read more
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Miami New Times
Whistleblower Sues 30 Miami-Area Cops for Alleged Harassment Campaignso, Rolle tried to arrest McDonough for "felony wiretapping." McDonough then s
Miami New Times / Posted 22 days ago
so, Rolle tried to arrest McDonough for "felony wiretapping." McDonough then said Rolle contacted the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office, which threatened to arrest McDonough if he ever recorded Rolle again without the chief's consent.... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Eight months after child's death, fate of foster mom still hangs in the balanceand reviewing evidence to see if we can get to a place where we can bring charg
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
and reviewing evidence to see if we can get to a place where we can bring charges," said Rena Frazier, spokeswoman for the State Attorney's Office. Defense attorney Jim Felman said prosecutors have given him time to compile medical records,... Read more
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Miami New Times
Five Recent Corruption Busts So Crazy They Could Happen Only in Miamiclean his home and watch his kids. All three charges, which were also investiga
Miami New Times / Posted 24 days ago
clean his home and watch his kids. All three charges, which were also investigated by Miami Beach Police and the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, are felonies. You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye... Read more
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Miami New Times
Five Recent Corruption Busts So Crazy They Could Happen Only in Miamiclean his home and watch his kids. All three charges, which were also investiga
Miami New Times / Posted 24 days ago
clean his home and watch his kids. All three charges, which were also investigated by Miami Beach Police and the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, are felonies. You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Ex-pastor sentenced to 30 years for sex offenses involving teenand 18 and sexual battery on a victim in the same age range, according to a pre
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
and 18 and sexual battery on a victim in the same age range, according to a press release from the First Judicial Circuit State Attorney's Office. Thorne was arrested Nov. 14, 2014 after the victim reported that he'd had sexual contact with her... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Fewer face death penalty eight months into term of Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warrenand premeditated manner." They announced their intent to seek the death penalt
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
and premeditated manner." They announced their intent to seek the death penalty. Then, last month, the Hillsborough State Attorney's Office quietly took capital punishment off the table. What changed? The state attorney. Andrew Warren has... Read more
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First Coast News
St. Augustine homicide helps JSO detectives solve 2015 murderinitially denied owning a firearm, claiming the gun recovered may have been his
First Coast News / Posted 27 days ago
initially denied owning a firearm, claiming the gun recovered may have been his brother's. Butler would later admit to the State Attorney's Office in St. Johns County that the firearm recovered from the stolen vehicle belonged to him. DNA from the... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Men accused in killing of turtle, beating of Daytona veteran get probationand that neither one had a prior felony in agreeing to the probation, according
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
and that neither one had a prior felony in agreeing to the probation, according to Shannon Peters, a spokeswoman for the State Attorney's Office. Beveritt had no prior criminal record. He was also a good student at the Richard Milburn Academy,... Read more
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Reality TV World
Paige will not be charged in airport incident with Alberto El Patronwith her fiancee, Alberto El Patron at the Orlando International Airport in Jul
Reality TV World / Posted 27 days ago
with her fiancee, Alberto El Patron at the Orlando International Airport in July. ADVERTISEMENT The 9th Judicial Circuit State Attorney's Office confirmed to TMZ that the case is officially closed after El Patron chose not to move forward with... Read more
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Miami New Times
Ex-Dade Principal Arrested for Allegedly Paying His Nanny With School Fundshome and watch his kids. All three charges, which were also investigated by Mia
Miami New Times / Posted 27 days ago
home and watch his kids. All three charges, which were also investigated by Miami Beach Police and the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office, are felonies. Bautista, who is 48, had been the principal of the Miami Jackson Adult Education... Read more
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Miami New Times
Ex-Dade Principal Arrested for Allegedly Paying His Nanny With School FundsCenter. Bautista allegedly diverted $41,798 in taxpayer cash to the housekeeper
Miami New Times / Posted 27 days ago
Center. Bautista allegedly diverted $41,798 in taxpayer cash to the housekeeper. An investigative report released by the State Attorney's Office notes that the housekeeper "stated that in January 2013, Mr. Bautista, who was the principal for the... Read more
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Newsmax
Tiger Woods Nude Photo Emerges From Celeb Muck?in exchange for a DUI charge being dropped, and enter a first-time DUI offender
Newsmax / Posted 28 days ago
in exchange for a DUI charge being dropped, and enter a first-time DUI offender program, the Post said. The Post said the State Attorney's office diversion program allows participants to serve 12 months on probation with special conditions,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Proino Breakfast Club owner charged with not paying state taxesin an ongoing bankruptcy proceeding for his restaurant. "He was not aware that
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
in an ongoing bankruptcy proceeding for his restaurant. "He was not aware that the matter would still be forwarded to the State Attorney's Office," Sutton said. According to the affidavit, sales tax payments filed for Proino's downtown location... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Massive crystal meth bust leads to hefty sentenceof drug paraphernalia and possession of prescription drugs without a prescripti
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
of drug paraphernalia and possession of prescription drugs without a prescription, according to a press release from the State Attorney's Office. On July 8, 2016, the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office's Narcotic’s Unit and SWAT team served a search... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Massive crystal meth bust leads to hefty sentenceof drug paraphernalia and possession of prescription drugs without a prescripti
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
of drug paraphernalia and possession of prescription drugs without a prescription, according to a press release from the State Attorney's Office. On July 8, 2016, the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office's Narcotic’s Unit and SWAT team served a search... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Florida daycare shut down after 3-old dies"What if it's my child?" As parents came and went for the hours leading into t
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 1 months ago
"What if it's my child?" As parents came and went for the hours leading into the evening, officials from the ECSO and the State Attorney's Office remained on scene, using cameras to document the day care's yard and the inside of a van owned by In... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Florida daycare shut down after 3-old dies"What if it's my child?" As parents came and went for the hours leading into t
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 1 months ago
"What if it's my child?" As parents came and went for the hours leading into the evening, officials from the ECSO and the State Attorney's Office remained on scene, using cameras to document the day care's yard and the inside of a van owned by In... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Clewiston officer cleared in shooting of fleeing suspectThe State Attorney's Office said Officer James R. Hester was justified in the s
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 1 months ago
The State Attorney's Office said Officer James R. Hester was justified in the shooting of Markevious Slaughter on Jan. 19. The SAO report states that Slaughter, now 19, had fled from police in a stolen vehicle before ditching the car and taking off... Read more
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