Entries by john chambliss

Winter Haven man sentenced to 7 years for trafficking methamphetamine

A Winter Haven man was sentenced to seven years in prison in October for trafficking more than $2,000 in methamphetamine. Alan Stroh, 56, was found guilty Oct. 14 after six jurors deliberated for about two hours. Circuit Judge Donald Jacobsen sentenced Stroh following the conviction. Assistant State Attorney Michael Nutter prosecuted the case. Nutter told […]

Lakeland Instagram stalker sentenced to prison

A 54-year-old Lakeland man who stalked a 19-year-old woman on Instagram for months has been sentenced to 3½-years in prison. Eric Cerruti pleaded no contest to the charge of written threats to kill or do bodily harm, a second degree felony. In addition to the prison sentence, Circuit Judge Michael McDaniel sentenced Cerruti in July […]

Lake Wales man sentenced to 15 years for having child porn

A Lake Wales man was sentenced to 15 years in prison earlier this month after he pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. Johnny Emmons, 29, pleaded guilty to 10 counts of enhanced possession of child pornography, a second degree felony, and also admitted to violating his probation from a 2015 child porn case. In […]