Entries by Jamie Owens

Sebring Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison

Daniel Meekins was sentenced by a Highlands County Circuit Judge on Friday, March 25th to 30 years in prison followed by 30 years of Probation for Lewd Molestation. Meekins sexually abused a child on multiple occasions and tried to flee the country before Sgt. DeShazo, of the Sebring Police Department, located him packing a van […]

Lakeland Man Convicted and Sentenced to Life in Prison

A Circuit Judge sentenced Stevin Smith to Life in prison after being found guilty by a Polk County Jury of Attempted Armed Kidnapping and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Smith has an extensive criminal record for Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon, Domestic Battery Strangulation, Robbery with a Weapon, Burglary of a Structure, Robbery, […]

Davenport Man Convicted of Multiple Trafficking Charges

Cordarrall Hall, 35, was found guilty by a Polk County Jury of Trafficking in Fentanyl, Trafficking in Cocaine, and several other drug related charges. The street value of drugs involved in this case exceeded tens of thousands of dollars. Hall, faces a mandatory prison sentence of 25 years and will be sentenced on April 14th. […]

Man Convicted of Attempted Murder in the First Degree

Rudy Gonzalez, 27, was found guilty by a Polk County Jury of Attempted First Degree Murder. After sending a threatening social media post about killing the victim, Gonzalez, brutally stabbed him ten times causing life threatening injuries. Luckily, the victim survived although he will be scarred for life. Gonzalez has an extensive criminal history with […]