Middle District Of Florida Prosecutes Over 300 Defendants For Federal Firearms And Violent Crime Offenses As Part Of Project Safe Neighborhoods Strategy

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Tampa – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announced today the fourth quarter results of the Middle District of Florida’s Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) strategy.  Over the last fiscal year, ending September 30, 2022, the United States Attorney’s Office has prosecuted more than 325 defendants and seized approximately 685 firearms, 9 silencers, and 1,813 autosears. During the last quarter in particular, prosecutors in the Middle District of Florida have prosecuted 120 defendants for federal firearms and violent crime offenses, removing more than 192 firearms from our streets in the process. (See chart below for case details) The U.S. Attorney’s Office has also engaged in community outreach efforts aimed at violent crime prevention throughout the year. Those efforts in the fourth quarter involved more than 800 people. 

“Our office is committed to reducing violent crime throughout the Middle District of Florida,” said U.S. Attorney Roger B. Handberg. “We will continue working with our law enforcement partners and community stakeholders as part of our joint effort to make our communities safer.”

PSN is the centerpiece of the Department of Justice’s violent crime reduction efforts. This evidence-based program has proven to be effective at reducing violent crime by engaging a broad spectrum of stakeholders working together to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in communities and developing comprehensive solutions that reduce crime. As part of this strategy, PSN focuses on prevention and intervention efforts through community engagement and problem-solving partnerships, strategic enforcement of the most violent offenders, and locally based reentry programs to reduce recidivism.

Q4 PSN case highlights:

United States v. Harris et al (Fort Myers)

Marvin Harris, Jr., and Latrel Jackson have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder for hire and murder for hire as a result of murder that was committed in Fort Myers in November 2019. According to court records, Harris, Jr. was the leader of a drug trafficking organization operating in Lee County. As a result of the conspiracy between Harris, Jr., and Jackson, “K.U.” was murdered on November 2, 2019, in Fort Myers. Harris, Jr. caused Jackson to travel from Illinois to commit the murder in exchange for a promise and agreement to pay money. The trial is currently scheduled for December 2022.

United States v. Christopher Dozier (Jacksonville)

In September 2022, Christopher Dozier was sentenced to 18 years and 8 months in federal prison for two violent armed robberies of Jacksonville businesses. In the first robbery, Dozier physically struck an employee before binding the employee’s hands with wire. During the second robbery, Dozier disarmed a security guard, stealing his firearm and almost $2,000 from the business. Dozer fled to Massachusetts where he was arrested and eventually returned to Jacksonville. Dozier’s girlfriend acted as his driver in both robberies. She was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for her role in the robberies.

United States v. Tyree Townsel (Ocala)

On August 29, 2022, Benjamin Tyree Townsel (22, Ocala) was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for possessing of firearms as a convicted felon and for possessing a firearm with an obliterated serial number. According to court records, between August 2020 and February 2021, officers from the Ocala Police Department discovered Townsel near firearms during three separate traffic stops. In each instance, Townsel had been linked to other criminal activity, including a shooting and a high-speed chase with law enforcement. An FBI DNA comparison conclusively showed Townsel’s DNA on all the recovered firearms, one of which also had an obliterated serial number. Townsel, a member of the “Bloods” street gang, had four prior state felony convictions, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

United States v. Raul Reyes Vazquez (Orlando)

In July 2022, Raul Reyes Vazquez was sentenced to 27 years and 3 months in federal prison for committing bank robberies while on federal supervised release related to a bank robbery he had committed in New York in 2008. According to court documents, in July 2008, Reyes Vazquez robbed a Chase Bank in Manhattan and was later convicted and sentenced for that offense in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He also committed a series of bank robberies in 2006 in Hialeah and Miami for which he was sentenced in 2019. On February 16, 2022, Reyes Vazquez robbed a Trustco Bank branch in Orlando. Six days later, Reyes Vazquez robbed a Wells Fargo bank branch in Orlando. At sentencing, Reyes-Vazquez was determined to be a career offender under federal sentencing rules.

United States vs. Ma’at Malik Darius Lee (Tampa)

In August 2022, a federal grand jury returned a seven-count indictment charging Ma’at Lee with carjacking, brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, two counts of aggravated identity theft, two counts of attempted wire fraud, and possessing a stolen firearm. The indictment alleges that from July 9 to October 27, 2021, Lee robbed three individuals at gunpoint and carjacked a fourth. When a deputy from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office located Lee in the stolen vehicle and attempted to make a traffic stop, Lee responded by firing at least eight rounds and fleeing the scene. If convicted, Lee faces a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. The trial is scheduled for January 2023.

An indictment or criminal complaint is merely a formal charge that a defendant has violated one or more federal criminal laws, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless, and until, proven guilty.

These cases are being prosecuted by the Assistant United States Attorneys in all five divisions throughout the Middle District of Florida. For additional information on Project Safe Neighborhoods, please visit our website: https://www.justice.gov/usao-mdfl/project-safe-neighborhoods-0.   

Project Safe Neighborhoods Update

(July 1, 2022 – September 30, 2022)

Charged Cases

Defendant(s)

(Age)

Charges

Minimum/Maximum Terms of Imprisonment

Firearms Seized

Fort Myers Division

4th Quarter

Marvin Harris, Jr. (24)

 

Latrel Jackson (25)

Conspiracy to commit murder for hire

Maximum Prison Term: Life

 

Murder for hire

Maximum Prison Term: Life

James Blanks (26)

Possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Jontavious Griffin (33)

Possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon

Maximum Prison Term: 15 years

1

Doumy Joseph (26)

Possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: life

2

Giovanni Francois (23)

Possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

1

These PSN cases from the Fort Myers Division are being handled by AUSAs Simon Eth, Mike Leeman, Trent Reichling, and Mark Morgan

Jacksonville Division

4th Quarter

Ronald Bernard Thomas, Jr. (45)

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

2

Paul Bryan McCorkle (54)

 

Felon in possession of an explosive

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Cory Lee Kelly (34)

 

Possession of a machine gun

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Felon in possession of a firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 15 years

1

Derrick Irving Gordon (47)

 

Material false statements related to purchase of a firearm

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Sule Pedro (46)

 

Distribution of methamphetamine

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: 40 years

These PSN cases from the Jacksonville Division are being handled by AUSAs Laura Taylor, Michael Coolican, Tysen Duva, and David Mesrobian

Ocala Division

4th Quarter

Michael Latrelle Simpson (21)

Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Ralph Fontil, Jr. (24)

 

Making a materially false statement in connection with the purchase of firearms

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Causing a Federal firearms licensee to maintain false information

Maximum Prison Term: 5 years

3

Alexander Timothy Rosa (30)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Justin Heath Griffin (34)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Timothy James Roberts (28)

Possession of an unregistered firearm/destructive device

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 15 years

1

Lewis Tinson, Jr. (29)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

4

Brandon Jamal Alex Grant (22)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 15 years

2

These PSN cases from the Ocala Division are being handled by AUSAs William Hamilton, Sarah Swartzberg, Hannah Nowalk, and Robert Bodnar, Jr.

Orlando Division

4th Quarter

Curtis Tyrone Johnson (34)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 10 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

1

Daniel Steven King (28)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

9

Ramondo Zavious Williams (41)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Anthony Quantarius Brooks (21)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Bobby H. Bridges (48)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Jonathan J. Pilgrim (28)

Possession with intent to distribute control substance

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Possession of firearm by previously convicted Felon

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Possession of Machine gun

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Use or Carry firearm during drug trafficking offense

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

1

These PSN cases from the Orlando Division are being handled by AUSAs Betty Gonzalez, John M. Gardella, Shannon R. Laurie, Courtney D. Richardson-Jones, and Terry B. Livanos

Tampa Division

4th Quarter

Marques Howard (31)

 

Conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Hobbs Act Robbery

Maximum Prison Term:10 years

Discharge of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 10 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term:10 years

1

Robert Frascella (55)

 

Bank Robbery

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Ma’at Darius Lee (21)

 

Carjacking

Maximum Prison Term: 15 years

Brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 7 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Attempted wire fraud

Maximum Prison term: 20 years

Aggravated Identity Theft

Maximum Prison term: 2 years

Possession of a stolen firearm

Maximum Prison term: 10 years

1

 

Johnny Flores  (44)

 

Interference with commerce by robbery

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Brandishing a firearm in relation to a crime of violence

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 7 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Donald Robert Smith (27)

 

Interference with Commerce by robbery

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Brandishing of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Crime of Violence

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 7 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Discharging of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Crime of Violence

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 10 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Felon in Possession of a Firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Dempsey Gilmore (31)

 

Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: 40 years

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term:10 years

Dyonnie Alvarez (24)

 

Christopher Alvarez (18)

 

Enrique Marquez (26)

 

Conspiracy to Interfere with Commerce by Robbery

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Interference with Commerce by Robbery

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Brandishing a Firearm in Furtherance of a Crime of Violence

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 7 years

Maximum Prison Term:10 years

James Junior Williams (44)

 

Bank Robbery

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Thaddeus Howard (29)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Reggie Harris, Jr. (30)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Cedrick Durham (21)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Adam Saed (31)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Patraic Setzer (28)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Stephen Sherlock (58)

 

Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 10 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: 40 years

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

1

Isaac Bautista Gonzalez (20)

 

Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 10 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

1

Eddie Winman Thomas, III (32)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Jonathan Anton Williams (38)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

1

Kenneth Lorenzo Jackson (47)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 15 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

1

Meccos Donta Allen (38)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Mandatory Minimum Prison Term: 15 years

1

These PSN cases from the Tampa Division are being handled by AUSAs Samantha Newman, Samantha Beckman, Maria Guzman, Diego Novaes, David P. Sullivan, David Chee, and Michael Kenneth

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Adjudicated Cases

 

Defendant(s)

(Age)

Charges

Minimum/Maximum Terms of Imprisonment

Firearms Seized

Fort Myers Division

4th Quarter

Ronald Perkins (44)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Distribution of a controlled substance

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

1

Otis Marchman IV (28)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Brown Dimas III (27)

Making a false statement in records required to be kept by a firearms dealer

Maximum Prison Term: 5 years

4

These PSN cases from the Fort Myers Division are being handled by AUSAs Simon Eth and Mark Morgan

Jacksonville Division

4th Quarter

Dontae Edwards (30)

Making a materially false statement in connection with the purchase of firearms

Maximum Prison Term: 5 years

Raymond Samuel Reeves (22)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

2

Stephan Leon Marshall (22)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Brandon Bayne (25)

Conspiracy to commit robbery affecting interstate commerce

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Brandishing a firearm in relation to a crime of violence

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 7 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

1

Michael Lajaune Smith (44)

Distribution of a controlled substance

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Hinduwah Sama (18)

Possession of a stolen firearm

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

James Robert Lewis (54)

Making a materially false statement in connection with the purchase of firearms

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Darnell Rice, Jr. (28)

Possession and transfer of a combination of parts designed and intended for use in converting a weapon into a machinegun

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Making a materially false statement related to the purchase of a firearm

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

These PSN cases from the Jacksonville Division are being handled by AUSAs Frank Talbot, John Cannizzaro, Laura Taylor, Julie Hackenberry, Chip Corsmeier, and Michael Coolican

Ocala Division

 

                   4th Quarter

 

Aaron Haa (42)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 15 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense.

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

3

Demuntray Cox (39)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Rey Daniel Facio-Garcia (29)

Illegal alien in possession of a firearm

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Keo Ibua Mike (29)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

2

James Clay Bexley (34)

Possession of an unregistered firearm/destructive device

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Possession of a firearm in violation of a domestic violence injunction

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

18

Troy Nix (29)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Michael Tyrone Young (32)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

These PSN cases from the Ocala Division are being handled by AUSAs Robert Bodnar, Jr, Tyrie K. Boyer, and Will S. Hamilton

Orlando Division

4th Quarter

Mandel Lamont Stewart (23)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

2

Rossonno Borders, Jr. (25)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Isaac Millan Sepulveda (21)

Conspiracy to distribute Fentanyl

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: 40 years

7

Charles Palmatier (74)

Unlawful distribution and dealing of firearms

Maximum Prison Term: 5 years

18

These PSN cases from the Orlando Division are being handled by AUSAs Ranganath Manthripragada, Terry B. Livanos, and Betty Gonzalez

Tampa Division

4th Quarter

Deoin Rashaud Brown (26)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 15 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

1

Uriah Waggerby (24)

Sylvanis Brice (30)

Johan Holder (25)

Conspiracy to interfere with Commerce by robbery

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Raequan Nelson (24)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

William Shumaker (38)

Possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Troy Dollman (45)

Conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 10 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 5 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

2

Delon Adams (50)

Interference with commerce by robbery

Maximum Prison Term: 20 years

Brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence

Minimum Mandatory Prison Term: 7 years

Maximum Prison Term: Life

Possession of a firearm or ammunition by a convicted felon

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

Mailing a threatening communication

Maximum Prison Term: 2 years

Antwan Brown (22)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

Damien Boatwright (23)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Maximum Prison Term: 10 years

1

 

These PSN cases from the Tampa Division are being handled by AUSAs Risha Asokan, Mike Sinacore, Michael Kenneth, David Chee, Samantha Beckman, Diego Novaes, and Chris Murray

Sentenced Cases

Defendant(s)

(Age)

Charges

Sentence Imposed

Firearms Seized

Fort Myers Division

4th Quarter

Romeo Lenell Battle (25)

 

Felon in possession of firearm

Sentence imposed: 57 months

1

Eric Maurice Brown (32)

Possession with intent to distribute 40 or more Grams of Fentanyl, Cocaine, and Cocaine Base

Sentence imposed: 164 months

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence imposed: 120 months

2

Serdarryel Dave English, Jr. (39)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence imposed: 72 months

1

Robert Reese Lyons (24)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence imposed: 46 months

1

Herman Fleming (29)

Felon in possession of firearm

Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine

Possession with intent to distribute fentanyl

Sentence imposed: 120 months

1

Nickolas Rock (56)

Possession of an unregistered destructive device

Sentence imposed: 6 months

1

These PSN cases from the Fort Myers Division were handled by AUSAs Simon Eth, Michael Leeman, and Trent Reichling

Jacksonville Division

4th Quarter

Vershaun Lamar Puzie (34)

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking

Sentence Imposed: 10 years

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking

Sentence Imposed: 10 years

2

                         

Jeromy Washington (25)

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence Imposed: 70 months

1

Edrick Jackson (28)

Distribution of a controlled substance

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence imposed: 5 years

2

Brett Amante (39)

Bank Robbery

Sentence imposed: 30 months

Using, Carrying, and Brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence

Sentence imposed: 84 months

3

Christopher Dozier (41)

Interference with commerce by robbery

Sentence imposed: 140 months

Using, Carrying, and Brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence

Sentence imposed: 84 months

2

Johnny Davis (46)

Making a materially false statement in connection with the purchase of firearms

Sentence imposed: 3 months

These PSN cases from the Jacksonville Division were handled by AUSAs Laura Taylor, John Cannizzaro, Michael Coolican, David Mesrobian, and Cyrus Zomorodian

Ocala Division

4th Quarter

D’Andra Miller (21)

Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

Sentence imposed: 32 months

1

Benjamin Townsel(22)

Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

Possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number

Sentence imposed: 144 months

3

Jonathan Jermaine Thomas (33)

Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Sentence imposed: 460 months

1

Nathanael Santiago (28)

Possession of a firearm/ammunition by a convicted felon

Sentenced imposed: 84

1

Miguel Vargas-Narez (44)

Possession of a firearm by an illegal alien

Sentenced imposed: 180 months

1

Roddrick Anthony (33)

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Sentence imposed: 460 months

1

Timothy Ivory (44)

Possession of a firearm/ammunition by a convicted felon

Sentenced imposed: 90 months

2

Tevaughn Johnson (28)

Possession of a firearm/ammunition by a convicted felon

Forcibly assaulting a federal officer with injury

Sentence imposed: 100 months

1

Samuel Alexander Glover (30)

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Sentence imposed: 420 months

2

Dean Dumont (23)

Possession of an unregistered NFA weapon

Sentenced imposed: 24 months

1

Ronrico Lionel Farmer (33)

Possession of a firearm/ammunition by a convicted felon

Sentenced imposed: 64 months

1

Marty Eugene Days (33)

Possession of a firearm/ammunition by a convicted felon

Sentenced imposed: 27 months

1

These PSN cases from the Ocala Division were handled by AUSAs Michael P. Felicetta, Robert Bodnar, Jr., William S. Hamilton, Hannah Nowalk and Tyrie K. Boyer.

Orlando Division

4th Quarter

Raul Reyes-Vazquez (50)

Bank Robbery

Sentence Imposed: 240 months

Bank Robbery with forced accompaniment

Sentence Imposed: 300 months

       

Yunis Isaac Mejia (28)

Possession of an unregistered firearm

Sentence Imposed: 21 months

1

       

Jarvis Jackson (31)

Hobbs Act Robbery

Sentence Imposed: 6 months

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence Sentence Imposed: 60 months

Aggravated identity theft

Sentence Imposed: 24 months

1

Zachary Nichols (28)

Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine

Sentence Imposed: 84 months

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Sentence Imposed: 60 months

2

Christopher DaSilva (25)

Possession of a firearm/ammunition by a convicted felon

Sentenced imposed: 57 months

1

These PSN cases from the Orlando Division were handled by Dana Hill, Shawn Napier, Chauncey Bratt, Jennifer M. Harrington, and Ranganath Manthripragada.

Tampa Division

4th Quarter

Devin Kelly (27)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentenced imposed: 46 months

1

 

Malachi Deloch (23)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentenced imposed: 4 years 7 months

4

Elijah Howard (23)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence Imposed: 96 months

1

Wilbur B. Simpson IV (23)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence Imposed: Time served

15

Hector Kirkland (40)

 

Interference with commerce by robbery

Sentence imposed: 57 months

Brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence

Sentence imposed: 84 months

Devontae Hunter (24)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence Imposed: 57 months

1

Xavier Jones (27)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence Imposed: 120 months

1

Chris Boone (25)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence Imposed: 120 months

3

Derek Owens (34)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence Imposed: 51 months

Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime

Sentence imposed: 60 months

2

Timothy Mills II (38)

 

Conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance

Sentence imposed: 151 months

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence Imposed: 120 months

Cecil Hickox (46)

 

Conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence Imposed: 120 months

Javeon Jacobs (22)

 

Brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence

Sentence Imposed: 21 years

1

Reginald Wester, Jr. (23)

 

Felon in possession of ammunition

Sentence Imposed: 15 months

1

Ryland Hicks (41)

 

Felon in possession of firearm/ammunition

Sentence Imposed: 84 months

1

                       

These PSN cases from the Tampa Division were handled by AUSAs Daniel Marcet, Samantha Beckman, Jim Preston, David Chee, Craig Gestring, Charlie Connally, and Mike Sinacore

Outreach Activities

4th Quarter

Date

Event

Number of Attendees

Division

July 7, 2022

Boys & Girls Club at Marshall Middle School

84

Tampa

July 7, 2022

Boys & Girls Club at

Shields Middle School

66

Tampa

July 7, 2022

Association of Florida Colleges’ Campus Safety Symposium

10

Orlando

July 16, 2022

Orange Sheriff’s Office Back-to-School Resource Fair

600

Orlando

August 2, 2022

Fort Myers Success Academy

31

Fort Myers

September 26, 2022

Westbrooke Elementary Rising Stars Mentoring Group

27

Orlando

Total Number of Events for 4th Quarter: 6

Total Number of Attendees for 4th Quarter: 818