State Attorney Andrew A, Bain Ninth Judicial Circuit
State Attorney Andrew A, Bain Ninth Judicial Circuit

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Man Found Guilty of Attempting to Shoot at Deputies

ORANGE COUNTY, FL – The office of the State Attorney of the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida announces that Avery Williams has been found guilty of two counts of Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer with a firearm after a deputy-involved shooting in late 2021 at an Orange County apartment complex.
NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, FL – Since August 9, 2023, the State Attorney has been diligently working to uphold our commitment to justice, fairness, and the protection of our community. The State Attorney Office of the Ninth Judicial Circuit is proud to provide an update on its accomplishments and initiatives after a month of new leadership under Andrew Bain:
ORANGE COUNTY, FL – This morning, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) in collaboration with the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), arrested Jason Brown, 48, of Cape Canaveral, for hanging swastikas and other antisemitic banners along the Daryl Carter Parkway Bridge in Orlando. There are currently three outstanding arrest warrants for additional demonstrators who live out of state and whose actions were in violation of newly enacted state law. The State Attorney’s Office is working with law enforcement partners and plans to prosecute these crimes to the fullest extent the law allows.
ORANGE COUNTY, FL (August 25, 2023) — The Office of the State Attorney of the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida announces that Kenneth Stough, Jr. has been found guilty of First Degree Murder With A Weapon in the death of Terrance Paquette at an Orange County convenience store in 1996
NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, FL (August 15, 2023) — State Attorney Andrew Bain announces two new bureau chiefs within the new administration for the Office of the State Attorney. Mark Wixtrom and Lisa Gong-Guerrero have been selected for Felony Bureau Chief and County Court Bureau Chief, respectively. With 28 years of legal experience, Mark Wixtrom brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team. He has a proven track record of dedication to upholding the law and seeking justice on behalf of the citizens of Florida. Mark has experience on the Orange County criminal bench, in private practice, and with the Public Defender’s Office. In two different tenures with the Ninth Judicial State Attorney’s Office Mark has held several leadership positions and has experience in almost every part of the office, including county court, circuit court, central intake, sex crimes and child abuse, and homicide.
NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, FL (August 10, 2023) — In a commitment to upholding the rule of law and the Constitution, State Attorney Andrew Bain announced an ambitious 100-day plan aimed at restoring community trust in law enforcement, reconstituting law and order, and strengthening relationships with law enforcement agencies. With a steadfast dedication to fairness, justice and accountability, State Attorney Bain aims to renew the public's faith in the criminal justice system while ensuring safety for the Orange and Osceola community for all residents.
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