Brian Haas State Attorney 10th Judicial Circuit Slider Image
Brian Haas Leadership Encouraging the Next Generation
Brian Haas Teamwork Working Together To Make A Difference
Get To Know State Attorney Brian Haas
Subpoena and Court Status Fraud

Click for SAO10 Facebook Click for SAO10 Twitter Click for SAO10 Instagram Click for SAO10 YouTube
The Office of the State Attorney is committed to transparency and responds to all records requests in a timely manner. If you wish to make a request, you can do so by contacting Paul Sessions, custodian of Public Records, at (863) 534-4844 or by clicking the button to submit a request.

Recent Press Releases

JURY VERDICT: Man guilty of aggravated battery after striking man with stolen semi

Noah Worthington was angry when he found out he’d been fired from his job as a truck driver. Another employee was sent to retrieve the truck from Worthington. But instead of gathering his belongings and handing over the keys, Worthington struck the employee and drove away in the stolen semi. A jury convicted Worthington on […]

JURY VERDICT: Lakeland man who killed construction worker guilty of vehicular homicide

Nearly four years later, Martin Kelly still struggles to talk about the night Shelby Shull was killed by an intoxicated driver. Kelly was contracted to finish construction work on South Florida Avenue in Lakeland, and Shull was there to make sure he stayed safe as the work was completed in the early hours of the […]

SENTENCING UPDATE: Ex-Principal who stole over $100K sentenced to 4 years

Ginger Collins pled guilty to stealing more than $100,000 while she was an administrator at McKeel Academy and Kathleen Middle School. Collins has already paid approximately $90,000 in restitution. She was sentenced Tuesday to four years in state prison, followed by three years of probation. The remaining $16,000 was ordered to be paid while she […]

SENTENCING UPDATE: Teen sentenced to 15 years after high-speed chase led to girl’s death

Bobby McNeal fled from law enforcement in a stolen vehicle before he crashed it into a tree, killing his 15-year-old passenger. McNeal pled guilty in November of fleeing to elude causing death, grand theft of a motor vehicle, burglary of a conveyance, and driving while license suspended or revoked. Without a plea agreement in place, […]

JURY VERDICT: Winter Haven man guilty of attempted second-degree murder, armed trespass

When Markus Locke confronted his victim about stolen motorcycle parts and received an answer he didn’t like, he shot him twice. After two hours of deliberation, a jury convicted 26-year-old Locke Jan. 10 of attempted second-degree murder and armed trespass. He is facing between 25 years to life in prison and will be sentenced March […]

JURY VERDICT: Eagle Lake man guilty of DUI with serious bodily injury

Jaron Skipper was high on methamphetamine when he slammed into the back of a city bus, critically injuring his two children who were improperly seat belted. A jury deliberated for less than two hours before finding Skipper guilty Saturday of two counts of DUI with serious bodily injury, two counts of neglect of a child, […]

FROM OUR FACEBOOK

19 hours ago
Photos from State Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial Circuit's post

On Tuesday evening, State Attorney Brian Haas joined Sheriff Paul Blackman, along with members of the Highlands County Sheriff's Office and Sebring Police Department, for a community meeting and ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
3 days ago
Photos from State Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial Circuit's post

Over 100 residents at Swiss Golf and Tennis Club gathered to hear State Attorney Brian Haas and Investigator Brett Bulman talk about current scams affecting our community and how they can avoid ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
1 week ago
Photos from State Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial Circuit's post

We had a busy Tuesday!

The Bartow Lighthouse Career Club visited the courthouse yesterday morning to talk to State Attorney Brian Haas about job opportunities our office has to offer. That ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
1 week ago

Happy Valentine’s Day! 💌🐻🎉

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY

FROM OUR TWITTER

Please be advised that Florida has a broad Public Records law and all e-mail correspondence to this office or anyone employed here may be subject to disclosure. Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this agency. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Interested in staying updated with news, events, community information and more?

Sign Up To Receive Our Newsletter