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JURY VERDICT: Mulberry man convicted of sexual battery, faces life in prison

Johnathan Sharon forced his victim to perform sexual acts on him for 9 years. A jury deliberated for less than two hours Thursday before finding Sharon, 24, guilty of sexual battery on a victim under the age of 12 while the defendant is under the age of 18, lewd molestation, and committing an unnatural and […]

State Attorney honors PCSO Detective Tonya Wright

In keeping with the tradition set by State Attorney Brian Haas last year, three law enforcement officers were honored at our annual awards ceremony. These exceptional officers were recognized because they have gone above and beyond the call of duty to serve our community this past year. “We are blessed in the tenth circuit to […]

State Attorney honors LWPD Detective David Hernandez

In keeping with the tradition set by State Attorney Brian Haas last year, three law enforcement officers were honored at our annual awards ceremony. These exceptional officers were recognized because they have gone above and beyond the call of duty to serve our community this past year. “We are blessed in the tenth circuit to […]

State Attorney honors LPD Detective Timothy McDonald

In keeping with the tradition set by State Attorney Brian Haas last year, three law enforcement officers were honored at our annual awards ceremony. These exceptional officers were recognized because they have gone above and beyond the call of duty to serve our community this past year. “We are blessed in the tenth circuit to […]

State Attorney seeking death against Highlands man who murdered deputy

A Highlands County Grand Jury indicted Joseph Ables, 69, of Lake Placid, Tuesday on charges of first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Ables was arrested May 6 and was charged with the fatal shooting of Highlands County Deputy William J. Gentry two days later. Following […]

JURY VERDICT: Lake Wales man who shot at helicopter, stole three vehicles to receive life

Wesley Grace led law enforcement on a three-day manhunt from Lake Wales to Haines City before he was finally apprehended. Grace fired five rounds at a Sheriff’s Office helicopter, stole three vehicles, assaulted three people, burglarized a home, and led law enforcement on a high speed chase, racking up more than 10 charges. After a […]

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JURY VERDICT: Mulberry man convicted of sexual battery, faces life in prison - State Attorney Office 10th Judicial Circuit

Johnathan Sharon forced his victim to perform sexual acts on him for 9 years, punching and choking her until she cooperated.

A jury deliberated for less than two hours Thursday before finding ... See more

Johnathan Sharon forced his victim to perform sexual acts on him for 9 years. A jury deliberated for less than two hours Thursday before finding Sharon, 24, guilty of sexual battery on a victim under ... See more

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Winter Haven man gets 10 years for 2003 rape

"The 2003 rape case that led to Berouty’s arrest had been delayed for years after the rape kit in the case had gone untested. When DNA testing was done two years ago, it linked Berouty, 47, of ... See more

The 2003 rape case that led to Stephen Berouty’s arrest had been delayed for years after the rape kit in the case had gone untested. When DNA

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State Attorney honors PCSO Detective Tonya Wright - State Attorney Office 10th Judicial Circuit

As this week comes to a close, we'd like to highlight our last officer.

Polk County Sheriff's Office Detective Tonya Wright was honored for her work on the Lenard Masten case. At gunpoint, Masten ... See more

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