State Attorney Brian Haas stood alongside officials in Highlands County this morning to address the media regarding the horrific shooting that claimed the lives of five people in Sebring Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Haas identified two main priorities: The first is to build the best case possible to ensure prosecution that ends in a successful result […]
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After officers attempted to stop Daniel Pelham for running a stop sign, he led them on a high-speed chase for nearly an hour. Pelham, who is a prison releasee reoffender and a habitual felony offender, was convicted in December of fleeing to elude involving high speed and no valid driver’s license. On Jan. 11, he […]
Jose Baez-Ortiz was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday for putting his hand up the skirt of a 6-year-old girl. Prior to the sentence being handed down, Baez-Ortiz tearfully asked Judge Sites for leniency. Sites gave Baez-Ortiz the maximum sentence of 15 years, adding that the lewd conduct occurred in a school and that […]
State Attorney Brian Haas announced Friday that he will be launching the Inaugural State Attorney’s Citizens Academy. “Understanding the criminal justice system is vital, as it plays an important role in all of our lives. This nine-week program was designed to give citizens in our circuit a behind-the-scenes look at the criminal justice system and […]