Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Contracts With FDOT For Speed ​​Enforcement – CBS Tampa

Photo file of police lights. (Photo: Thinkstock) PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)- The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office has received a contract from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for Speed ​​Enforcement. The contract will be used to fund speed and aggressive driving enforcement in Pinellas County. READ MORE: Georgia Expands CAPS Child Care … Read more

Tallahassee Man Punished For Forcing And Enticing A Minor To Engage In Prostitution – CBS Tampa

A locking mechanism of a closed jail cell with welded iron bars on a dark dark background – 3D rendered Credit: iStock TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Michael Jarcord, 52, of Tallahassee, Florida, was sentenced to 180 months in federal prison for forcing or luring a minor to engage in prostitution. The sentence … Read more

Florida Man Punished For Sexual Exploitation Of Children And Child Pornography – CBS Tampa

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Aquiles Alexander Delaosa, 37, of Tallahassee, Florida, was sentenced to 288 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to sexual exploitation of children, distributing child pornography, receiving child pornography, and transferring obscene material to a person under 16 years of age. The sentence, which was handed down following … Read more

Jacksonville man guilty of making false statements involving government contracts – CBS Tampa

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (News from CW44 at 10) – Billy Micah Sermons (44, Jacksonville) pleaded guilty to making a false statement to the United States General Services Administration (GSA), a federal agency. Sermons faces a maximum sentence of five years in federal prison and the payment of restitution to the federal government. A sentencing date has … Read more

SCF Manatees’ Spooktacular “Trunk Or Treat” Posted By Student Life Office – CBS Tampa

BRADENTON, FLa. (CW44 News At 10)– Celebrate Halloween with the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Office of Student Life, Student Government Association, organizational clubs and organizations, and the athletic department at “Trunk or Treat.” The free event is open to the public and will take place 5-7 Thursday, Oct. 28, at SCF Venice, 8000 … Read more

Justice Department Announces New Initiative To Fight Redlining – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – The Justice Department announced the launch of the department’s new Combatting Redlining Initiative. Redlining is an illegal practice where lenders avoid providing services to individuals living in communities of color because of the race or national origin of the people living in those communities. The new Initiative represents … Read more

Tampa Man Guilty Of Gun And Drug Crime – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – A federal jury has found Keon Moore (29, Tampa) guilty of possessing a firearm or ammunition as a convicted criminal and possessing controlled substances with intent to distribute them. Moore faces a minimum mandatory penalty of 5 years, and up to 40 years in federal prison. His sentencing … Read more

Five People Charged with Money Laundering – CBS Tampa

MIAMI, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – A federal grand jury in Florida’s Southern District returned indictment on Oct. 7, unsealed today, charging three Colombian nationals and two Venezuelan nationals for their alleged duties in washing proceeds. of contracts to provide food and medicine to Venezuela obtained through bribes. According to court documents, Alvaro Pulido … Read more

Man Guilty Of Sex-Trafficking In Miami SuperBowl-CBS Tampa

MIAMI, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – A man who forced two women and a woman to sell themselves for sex in Miami during the 2020 Superbowl has been convicted of commercial sex trafficking by a federal jury in Ft. Lauderdale this week. During the eight -day trial, U.S. Assistant Attorneys Alejandra L. López and … Read more

Florida Man Sentenced For Disaster Relief Fraud – CBS Tampa

(Shutterstock) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – U.S. District Judge Brian J. Davis sentenced Deontres Javan Taylor (27, Jacksonville) to 24 months in federal prison for disaster assistance fraud involving the benefits of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). As part of the penalty, the Court also ordered Taylor to pay restitution to the United … Read more