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Gainesville: Robert Robinson Sentenced For Firearm Possession
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Gainesville: Robert Robinson Sentenced For Firearm Possession

Convicted Felon, Robert Robinson Sentenced To Eight Years In Federal Prison For Firearm Possession GAINESVILLE, FL (STL.News) Robert Robinson Sr., of Gainesville, Florida, was sentenced on January 5, 2021, to eight years in federal prison after entering a plea of guilty to possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. At the time of his guilty plea on September 8, Robinson already had multiple prior felony convictions, including felony battery, possession of a firearm by felon, possession of a firearm with serial number removed, and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.  Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentence. “The criminal use of firearms is one of the greatest threats to the safety and well-being of the ...
Florida: Convicted Felon Daniel LeBron Sentenced To More Than 20 Years
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Florida: Convicted Felon Daniel LeBron Sentenced To More Than 20 Years

Florida: Convicted Felon Daniel LeBron Sentenced To More Than 20 Years In Prison For Drug Trafficking And Firearm Related Offenses (STL.News) – Daniel LeBron, 47, of Cross City, Florida, was sentenced on October 26, 2020, to a total of 21 and a half years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams methamphetamine, possession of firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking, and possession of firearms and ammunition by a convicted felon.  Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentence. “The sale and use of methamphetamines in our communities has devastating and wide-reaching effects and must be stopped,” said U.S. Attorney Keefe.  “With the help of our federal, state, and local law en...
Florida: Anthony Hernandez Sentenced To Six Months In Federal Prison
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Florida: Anthony Hernandez Sentenced To Six Months In Federal Prison

Florida: Anthony Hernandez Sentenced To Six Months In Federal Prison For Making False Statements And Conspiracy To Commit Money Laundering (STL.News) – Anthony Hernandez, 43, of Gainesville, Florida, was sentenced yesterday to six months in federal prison after having pled guilty to making false statements relating to health care matters and conspiracy to commit money laundering.  Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentence. “The financial losses to healthcare insurance companies resulting from these schemes are staggering,” said U.S. Attorney Keefe. “What’s more, mutual trust between patients and healthcare providers is a critical component of quality care.  The actions of Hernandez, and criminals like him, erode that trust.  We wil...
Gainesville, Florida: Howard Baxter Osgood Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison
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Gainesville, Florida: Howard Baxter Osgood Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison

Gainesville, Florida: Howard Baxter Osgood Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Production Of Child Pornography (STL.News) – Howard Baxter Osgood, 78, of Gainesville, was sentenced on Wednesday, September 30, to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to one count of production of child pornography.  As a part of his sentence, Osgood was fined $35,000 and was ordered to pay $25,000 in restitution to the victim.  In addition, after serving his term of imprisonment, Osgood will begin a lifetime term of supervised release.  Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentence. “This sentence sends a strong message to those who exploit children and cause severe and lasting trauma for their victims,” said U.S. Attorney Keefe.  “Wit...
Convicted sex offender Dixon ran pleads guilty to operating a child pornography chat group
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Convicted sex offender Dixon ran pleads guilty to operating a child pornography chat group

(STL.News) – Terence Dewayne Dixon has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to advertise child pornography.  Dixon ran a Kik chat group that he named “House of 1000 Littles.” In 2018, the chat group involved more than 20 members from around the world who talked about and traded child pornography on a daily basis before the group was shut down in October 2018. “Dixon and his chat group traded these disgusting files without regard for the lives they impacted,” said U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak.  “Individuals who share images of the sexual abuse of children feed the horrific exploitation of children, creating ongoing trauma to these vulnerable young victims and their families each time their image is distributed.” “It is detestable that this predator delighted in seeing images of children bein...
Gainesville Gun Violence Initiative Secures Convictions For Darris Orr and two other Men
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Gainesville Gun Violence Initiative Secures Convictions For Darris Orr and two other Men

Gainesville Gun Violence Initiative Secures Convictions For Darris Orr and two other Men With Histories Of Violence And Drug Offenses (STL.News) – Three Alachua County men, each with multiple prior felony convictions, were sentenced in late June, 2020, to federal prison terms ranging from 5 to 17 years followed by supervised release for firearm and drug offenses.  United States Attorney Lawrence Keefe for the Northern District of Florida announced the sentences. These federal convictions result from the joint efforts of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies that form the Gainesville Gun Violence Initiative (GVI).  The Gainesville GVI was established in April, 2019, by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Florida in an effort to stem the escalating ...
Lorenza Aaron Durr and three other Alachua County Residents Arrested
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Lorenza Aaron Durr and three other Alachua County Residents Arrested

Lorenza Aaron Durr and three other Alachua County Residents Arrested For Federal Drug-Trafficking Crimes (STL.News) – Four residents of Alachua, Florida, have been arrested on federal criminal complaints alleging an armed, drug-trafficking conspiracy.  The criminal complaints were announced by Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. The defendants arrested are: ? Lorenza Aaron Durr, Jr., 29, Alachua, Florida; ? Elboric Quadarius Robinson, 29, Alachua, Florida; ? Morris Robinson, 55, Alachua, Florida; and ? Roddrae Antonio Williams, 28, Alachua, Florida The charged defendants face penalties of up to life imprisonment and fines of up to $5,000,000. The complaints and arrests resulted from an extensive investigation by the FBI Jacksonville Violent Gang...