Office of the State Attorney

Twentieth Judicial Circuit of Florida

 
 
 

 

News Releases


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please contact Communications Director Samantha Syoen.


5/17/2017 State Attorney's Office: Halloween Chase Ends in Prison

5/16/2017 State Attorney's Office: Sexual Battery Case

5/15/2017 State Attorney's Office: Lewd Case

5/15/2017 State Attorney's Office: Economic Crime

5/12/2017 State Attorney's Office: Child Death Review

5/11/2017 State Attorney's Office: False Imprisonment

5/10/2017 State Attorney's Office: Homicide Unit

5/10/2017 State Attorney's Office: Scooter DUI

5/9/2017 State Attorney's Office: Cape Burglary

5/9/2017 State Attorney's Office: Sexual Battery by Multiple Perpetrators

5/4/2017 State Attorney's Office: Murder Case

5/3/2017 Russell Report for April 2017

4/7/2017

State Attorney's Office: Bondi- Trump
Media Release from Samantha Syoen
Letter from State Attorney Stephen B. Russell with Legal Memorandum

3/31/2017 State Attorney's Office: Law Enforcement/Public Event Tomorrow

3/31/2017 Russell Report for February and March 2017

3/15/2017

State Attorney's Office: City of Punta Gorda
Media Release from Samantha Syoen
Letter from Stephen B. Russell, State Attorney

2/17/2017 Justice for Tara

2/14/2017

State Attorney's Office: Citizen Involved Shooting
Media Release from Samantha Syoen
Copy of Memorandum

1/30/2017 State Attorney's Office: SVU Case

1/30/2017 State Attorney's Office: Murder Case

1/23/2017 State Attorney's Office: Corbett

1/19/2017 State Attorney's Office: RICO

12/30/2016 Russell Report for November and December 2016

12/13/2016
State Attorney's Office: Life in Prison

12/13/2016
State Attorney's Office: Former Nurse Sentenced

12/9/2016
State Attorney's Office: Triple Murder Conviction

12/7/2016
State Attorney's Office: Brady Sentencing

12/2/2016
State Attorney's Office: Funeral Theft

11/30/2016
Death Penalty - Hendry County
O'Conner Death Notice
Soucier Death Notice

11/30/2016

State Attorney's Office: Death Penalty
Zieler Death Penalty
Death Penalty Notice

11/30/2016 State Attorney's Office: Email Alert

11/03/2016
Guilty Verdict: Fredrick Edouard
Grand Jury Indictment: Joseph Adam Zieler
Indictment: Joseph Adam Zieler

10/28/2016 Russell Report for September & October 2016

10/18/2016 State Attorney's Office: Human Trafficking

10/11/2016 State Attorney's Office: Grand Jury

6/30/2016 Russell Report for June 2016

6/22/2016

State Attorney's Office: Jimmy Ray Rodgers and Mark D. Sievers
Media Release from Samantha Syoen
Notice of Intent: Jimmy Ray Rodgers
Notice of Intent: Mark Sievers

5/30/2016 Russell Report for May 2016

1/30/2016 Russell Report for January 2016

12/31/2015 Russell Report for November and December 2015

7/31/2015

State Attorney's Office Announcement
Chief Assistant Fox
Photo

6/1/2015

Russell Report for June 2015

7/7/2015

State Attorney's Office: Grand Jury
Media Release from Samantha Syoen
Copy of Grand Jury Report

6/3/2015

State Attorney's Office: Mario Lopez
Media Release from Samantha Syoen
Copy of Order

5/28/2015

Russell Report for May 2015

5/28/2015

State Attorney's Office Investigation Leads to Arrest

5/7/2015

State Attorney’s Office Event

4/1/2015

Russell Report for April 2015

3/1/2015

Russell Report for March 2015

2/23/2015

Nate Allen:
Media Release from Samantha Syoen
Memo from Stephen B. Russell, State Attorney

2/1/2015

Russell Report for February 2015

1/1/2015

Russell Report for January 2015

12/1/2014

Russell Report for December 2014

11/1/2014

Russell Report for November 2014

10/1/2014

Russell Report for October 2014

9/1/2014

Russell Report for September 2014

8/1/2014

Russell Report for August 2014

7/14/2014

Amira Fox Appointed to Judicial Nominating Commission

7/1/2014

Russell Report for July 2014

6/1/2014

Russell Report for June 2014

5/1/2014

Russell Report for May 2014

4/4/2014

Russell Report for April 2014

3/10/2014

Mark Gilson Convicted for Second Time

3/10/2014

Russell Report for March 2014

2/1/2014

Russell Report for February 2014

1/1/2014

Russell Report for January 2014

12/1/2013

Russell Report for December 2013

11/1/2013

Russell Report for November 2013

10/1/2013

Russell Report for October 2013

9/1/2013

Russell Report for September 2013

8/1/2013

Russell Report for August 2013

7/29/2013

State Attorney's Office: Chief Assistant State Attorney Randall McGruther was awarded the 2013 Eugene Berry Award by the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association
Media Information, Award Photo

7/1/2013

Russell Report for July 2013

6/1/2013

Russell Report for June 2013

5/1/2013

SAO/LEO Event - May 2013

5/1/2013

Russell Report for May 2013

4/1/2013

Russell Report for April 2013

3/1/2013

Russell Report for March 2013

2/1/2013

Russell Report for February 2013

1/1/2013

Russell Report for January 2013

12/1/2012

Russell Report for December 2012

11/1/2012

Russell Report for November 2012

10/1/2012

Russell Report for October 2012

10/3/2012

State Attorney's Office: Lee County Grand Jury - Indicted Dustin Jaye on one count each of First Degree Murder, First Degree Burglary while Armed and Cruelty to Animals.
Media Information, Grand Jury Indictment

8/1/2012

State Attorney's Office: Lee County Grand Jury - Indicted Antonio Thomas for First Degree Murder
Media Information, Grand Jury Indictment

7/20/2012

State Attorney's Office: Lee County Grand Jury - No True Bill
Media Information, Grand Jury Presentation

5/2/2012

State Attorney's Office: Lee County Grand Jury Indictment
Media Information

2/13/2012

Defendants in Lovers Key Case pled to charges.
Media Information

10/27/2011

Sentencing of Jarrett Irons for 2009, attempted armed robbery of a CCSO UC Detective. CCSO case 09-20665:
Media Information

10/27/2011

Sentencing of Jarrett Irons for 2009, attempted armed robbery of a CCSO UC Detective. CCSO case 09-20665:
Media Information

8/1/2011

Defendant Michael Hickman pleads guilty:
Media Release from Samantha Syoen

7/11/2011

Foster Post-Conviction:
Media Release from Samantha Syoen, Court Order

7/07/2011

Nelson Supreme Court Decision:
Media Release from Samantha Syoen, Supreme Court Decision

6/02/2011

Theophilus Brooks Indictment:
Media Release from Samantha Syoen, Indictment

5/11/2011

Attempted Murder Charge Filed Against Yousel Lopez Rivera:
Media Release from Samantha Syoen, Information

4/29/2011

Law Enforcement Baseball Tournament:
Media Release from Samantha Syoen

3/8/2011

Alexander Crain :
Media Release from Samantha Syoen,  Filing Information

3/8/2011

For Immediate Release : FaceBook

3/2/2011

For Immediate Release : Ruling on Akers Case

3/2/2011

For Immediate Release : Charges Filed in Fatal Boat Crash

2/21/2011

For Immediate Release : Wynn and Barker

12/29/2010

Fred Cooper conviction upheld. News Release

12/16/2010

State Attorney’s Office announced today that it has declined to file formal charges in the case of the State of Florida v. Lawrence Rasnick.
News Release

12/15/2010

State Attorney's Office Findings in FMPD Shooting of September 7, 2010:
Media Release from Samantha Syoen,
Memo from Stephen B. Russell, State Attorney,
Memo from ASA Dean Plattner Completion of Review,
Case Report from Investigator J S. Purdy

10/24/2010

State Attorney's Office Closure for Notice for November:
News Release

10/22/2010

State Attorney's Office Investigators arrest Kenneth M. Marwick and Charles Bennett III for Grand Theft:  News Release,  Capias

10/7/2010

In Custody Death of Demetrio Jaquez Review Complete: 
Media Release
, Memo to Sheriff from State Attorney, Memo to State Attorney, Case Closing Report

9/3/2010

McKinnon plea and sentencing.  Media Release

6/22/2010

The State Attorney's Office has completed its review of the non-fatal shooting involving Charlotte County Sheriff's Deputies that occurred on November 7th, 2009: 
Immediate Release Notice
, Letter to the Sheriff and Case Report

6/18/2010

Lee County Grand Jury met today, and has indicted Manuel De Jesus Rosales for the the first degree murder of Josue Rosales and the Attempted first degree murder of Karminda A. Rosales Salazar:
Immediate Release Notice
, Grand Jury

6/04/2010

Update on State vs. Adrian Powell and David Newsome, 09-18094CF A&B:
Immediate Release Notice
, Case Review

5/12/2010

Officer Involved Shooting, Fort Myers Police Department Officer Christian Reynolds:
Review Completion
,
Letter from State Attorney Stephen B. Russell Closing Memo - Legal, Closing Memo - Investigative

5/4/2010

Cape Coral Police Department Shooting Incident:
Review Completion
,
Letter from State Attorney Stephen B. Russell Closing Memo - Legal, Closing Memo - Investigative

4/23/2010 Assistant State Attorney Ron Smith named Chief of the County Court Division in the Collier County Office.
3/16/2010 Grill Charged  Grill Information
10/9/2009 State Attorney’s Office investigators arrest James Wallace Mathis, Jr.
9/14/2009 Charges filed against Stephen Moretto
7/2/2009 Shooting Death - Arthur Lee Coleman, Article 2
5/22/2009 Deputy Involved Fatal Shooting, Article 2
4/29/2009 Officer Involved Shooting - Bryan Perera, Article2, Article3
4/1/2009 Guilty Plea - Alberto Hernandez
3/25/2009 Grand Jury Indictment - Barrientos/Garza
3/25/2009 Nolle Prosse - Susan Pinkerton
3/25/2009 Overturning of the Conviction of Jarvis McBride
1/272/2009 Grand Jury Indictment - James
11/26/2008 Thanksgiving
10/16/2008 Grand Jury Indictment - Castor
9/16/2008 Collier Schools
9/11/2008 Fall Term Grand Jury
8/29/2008 August Holiday Closure
8/18/2008 SAO Closings
8/14/2008 Grand Jury Indictments
7/25/2008 Fountain Theft
7/25/2008 Officer Shooting - Release & Review
7/21/2008 Mickey Rosado
7/17/2008 Grand Jury News Release and Indictments
5/27/2008 Cape Police Shooting - Letter & Memo
5/27/2008 SAO Review
5/7/2008 State vs. Chevis Walker
05/01/2008 Cape Police Shooting
04/23/2008 Volunteer Recognition
11/27/2007 Location Closed
10/11/2007 Moreland Indictment
8/14/2007 Collier Co. School Board
8/9/2007 Kashon Scott Indictment
7/13/2007 Grand Jury Laws
7/12/2007 Leal Grand Jury
6/5/2007 Grand Jury June
6/27/2007 Weston Grand Jury
6/5/2007 Grand Jury June>
3/28/2007 Collier Indictment
3/22/2007 Indictment
2/14/2007 McDade Case
1/25/2007 Rosada Case
1/12/2007 Sosa Case
12/7/2006 Nine Indicted in Cape Coral Murders
12/7/2006 Ronto Inquiry
11/15/2006 Grand Jury Releases Report on Children and Family Services
8/15/2006 Retired Law Enforcement Officer Arrested
8/11/2006 Naples Misrepresentation Investigation
6/13/2006 FDIC Internet Scam
3/27/2006 Ten Charged In Mortgage Scam Ring
3/22/2006 State Attorney Announces Decisions On Death Penalty
3/15/2006 Playball!
2/1/2006 Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments in Murder Cases

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