Category: Florida – Middle District

Arkansas Man Pleads Guilty To Soliciting And Paying For The Production Of A Video Depicting A 9-Year-Old Child Being Molested | USAO-MDFL

Jacksonville, Florida – Cody Dillon Hogan (26, Leachville, Arkansas) has pleaded guilty to using the internet to solicit and pay an individual to molest a 9-year-old child and to creating…

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North Fort Myers Man Sentenced To 33 Months In Prison For Counterfeiting Federal Reserve Notes | USAO-MDFL

Fort Myers, Florida – U.S. District Judge Sheri Polster Chappell today sentenced Clayton Patrick Sullivan (41, North Fort Myers) to 33 months in federal prison for counterfeiting Federal Reserve notes….

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Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Using The Internet In Attempt To Entice And Meet A 12-Year-Old Child For Sex | USAO-MDFL

Jacksonville, Florida – Wayne Dale Epps, Jr. (36, Jacksonville) has pleaded guilty to using the internet to attempt to entice a 12-year-old child to engage in sexual activity. Epps faces…

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Venice Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Distributing, Receiving And Possessing Child Sexual Abuse Images And Videos | USAO-MDFL

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge James S. Moody has sentenced Travis Vance (36, Venice) to 15 years in federal prison for distributing, receiving, and possessing images and videos depicting…

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Tampa Man Sentenced To Five Years In Federal Prison For Uploading And Possessing Child Sexual Abuse Images And Videos | USAO-MDFL

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Susan C. Bucklew has sentenced John Dixon (76, Tampa) to five years in federal prison for possessing images and videos depicting children being sexually…

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St. Petersburg Man Indicted In Investment Scheme | USAO-MDFL

Tampa, Florida – Acting United States Attorney Karin Hoppmann announces the unsealing of an indictment charging Thomas Coelho (52, St. Petersburg), formerly Thomas Jurewicz, with two counts of wire fraud….

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Federal Jury Convicts Tampa Man For Offenses Related To 2019 Shooting Near Ybor City | USAO-MDFL

Tampa, Florida – A federal jury has found Sergio Antonio Hood (36, Tampa) guilty of possession of ammunition as a convicted felon, obstruction of justice, and attempted witness tampering. Hood…

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Orlando Man Sentenced To 17 Years In Federal Prison For Online Child Sexual Exploitation | USAO-MDFL

Orlando, FL – U.S. District Judge Paul G. Byron has sentenced Brandon Planas (39, Orlando) to 17 years in federal prison for enticing an 11-year-old child to produce sexually explicit…

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Federal Jury Convicts Brandon Man Of Trafficking Fentanyl Resulting In Death | USAO-MDFL

Tampa, Florida – A federal jury has found Christopher A. Defilippis (43, Brandon) guilty of distribution of fentanyl resulting in death and possession with the intent to distribute fentanyl. Due…

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Jacksonville Woman Pleads Guilty To Aggravated Identity Theft And Fraud Charges | USAO-MDFL

Jacksonville, Florida – Zipporan Carmel Peters (32, Jacksonville) has pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit bank fraud. Peters faces up to 30 years in federal prison…

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