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Heather Beato

Longtime Assistant State Attorney appointed to Circuit bench

State Attorney Brian Haas congratulates Assistant State Attorney Heather Beato on her appointment to the 10th Judicial Circuit bench. ASA Beato, a prosecutor in the Sebring office, has been with the State Attorney’s Office since graduating from the Florida State University College of Law in 2002.  

Andre Warner

Auburndale man convicted of fatally shooting man during home invasion

Assistant State Attorney Kristie Ducharme secured a conviction in March when jurors found a 30-year-old Auburndale man guilty of fatally shooting a man during a home invasion robbery. Andre Warner, one of four co-defendants in the case, now faces the death penalty for shooting and killing Adam Hilarie in 2016. A new 12-person jury will […]

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Jesse Banks

Lakeland man convicted of fatal 2017 stabbing

A Lakeland man was convicted in March of fatally stabbing his friend in the neck during an argument in 2017. Jesse Banks Jr., 69, faces up to life in prison. Jurors deliberated for 3 ½-hours before finding him guilty of second degree murder with a weapon. A sentencing date has been scheduled for May 29. […]

State Attorney Brian Haas enjoyed participating in Dr. Seuss Week at Boswell Elementary.

State Attorney Haas reads to students at Boswell Elementary

Prior to schools being closed down due to the coronavirus crisis, State  Attorney Brian Haas read to students at Clarence Boswell Elementary to celebrate Dr. Seuss Week in the Polk County School District. This was the third year in a row that we participated in this great event!  

State Attorney Brian Haas addresses retired teachers.

State Attorney Haas speaks to retired teachers about ways to prevent scams

Early last month, State Attorney Brian Haas spoke to retired Polk County Public School teachers during a meeting in Bartow about ways to prevent fraud and scams from occurring. Mr. Haas thanks the retired teachers from the Polk Education Association for inviting him.                         […]

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