Entries by Jamie Owens

Lake Placid Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

Robert Lincoln sexually molested a young girl for many years, beginning when the child was 12 years old.  Lincoln used grooming, threats and bribes to molest the child.  A Highlands County Jury convicted Lincoln of Lewd Molestation in December.  This week, Assistant State Attorney Courtney Lenhart obtained a life sentence for Lincoln from a Highlands […]

Conviction and Life Sentence for Baby Murderer Upheld

Roy and Ruby Stephens traveled from Indiana to Florida with their family, including a 22-day old infant.  Upon their arrival in Lakeland, authorities discovered that the baby had died as a result of starvation.  Both Roy and Ruby Stephens were convicted of first-degree murder of the baby and sentenced to life in prison.  Roy Stephens […]

Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison

Julio Don Juan, 36, was found guilty by a Polk County Jury in December, of two counts of trafficking in heroin and conspiracy to traffic heroin. The street value of the heroin involved in this case exceeded tens of thousands of dollars. Julio admitted to arranging the drop off of 1 kilogram of heroin on […]