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Haar Sentenced to Life in Prison - No Parole

Haar Sentenced to Life in Prison - No Parole

DAYTONA BEACH – Robert Sheridan Haar, 44, previously convicted of one count of sexual battery with special circumstances (threat/coercion) following a three-day trial, January 24, 2019, was sentenced TODAY, March 29, 2019, to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Read More >>

Lutge Sentenced to 3 Life Terms

Lutge Sentenced to 3 Life Terms

DAYTONA BEACH – A South Daytona man was convicted on 3 felony charges stemming from an armed robbery that took place June 12, 2017, at the Roomba Inn in Daytona Beach. Read More >>

State Attorney R.J. Larizza Presents Attorney General Moody Roosevelt Quote Plaque

State Attorney R.J. Larizza Presents Attorney General Moody Roosevelt Quote Plaque

State Attorney R.J. Larizza presenting this plaque to Attorney General Ashley Moody. The famous ‘Man in the Arena’ speech by Teddy Roosevelt is a plaque given to every ASA in the 7th Circuit to remind them of the task and responsibility ahead as they take the oath as a prosecutor. Read More >>

"Minion" Battery Defendant Sentenced to Jail, Probation

"Minion" Battery Defendant Sentenced to Jail, Probation

Ryan C. Nihart, 26, of Citrus County, was adjudicated guilty to misdemeanor battery and criminal mischief, and sentenced to 10 days in the Volusia County Branch Jail followed by 12 months of supervised probation. Read More >>

Haar Convicted of Sexual Battery in 20-year-old Cold Case

Haar Convicted of Sexual Battery in 20-year-old Cold Case

Robert Sheridan Haar, 44, was convicted of one count of sexual battery with special circumstances (threat/coercion) following a three-day trial, today January 24, 2019. Haar faces a life sentence at a sentencing date to be set. Read More >>

State Attorney's Homicide Unit Secures Two Life Sentences

State Attorney's Homicide Unit Secures Two Life Sentences

Two defendants will spend their remaining years in the custody of the Florida State Department of Corrections following sentences handed down this week. Read More >>

Bush-Conn Sentenced to Life in Prison

Bush-Conn Sentenced to Life in Prison

Tyler Bush-Conn, who previously entered a guilty plea on September 28, 2018, to 2 counts of Capital Sexual Battery, Lewd and Lascivious Molestation, and 20 counts of child pornography, was sentenced to life in prison today. Assistant State Attorney Jeanne Stratis, of the State Attorney's Career Criminal Unit, prosecuted the case and Judge Raul Zambrano imposed sentence. Read More >>

James Colley Sentenced to Die

James Colley Sentenced to Die

ST. AUGUSTINE – At the conclusion of an emotional sentencing hearing this morning, 38-year-old James Terry Colley Jr., previously convicted in the murder of his wife and friend in her north St. Johns County home, was sentenced to death today by Circuit Court Judge Howard Maltz. Read More >>

State Attorney R.J. Larizza Announces Indictment of Ramos

State Attorney R.J. Larizza Announces Indictment of Ramos

A grand jury Nov. 15 determined 15-year-old Gregory Ramos — accused of strangling to death his mother, Gale Cleavenger, in their DeBary home and, with the help of two friends, burying her under a fire pit at a nearby church — will be charged as an adult with first-degree murder. State Attorney R.J. Larizza announced the decision at a press conference at the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand. Read More >>

State Attorney R.J. Larizza Congratulates ASA Ferebee

State Attorney R.J. Larizza Congratulates ASA Ferebee

Congratulations to Managing Assistant State Attorney Chris Ferebee. On November 16th, Mr. Ferebee was appointed to the circuit court bench in the 7th Judicial Circuit. Ferebee represents the 12th prosecutor appointed or elected to the bench during State Attorney R.J. Larizza's tenure. Read More >>

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