Duval County Jury Finds Hudson Guilty of Attempted Murder, Other Crimes

A Duval County jury has found Derek Hudson guilty of two counts of Attempted Second-Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

Pridgen Sentenced to 30 Years for Murder of Teresa Gorczyca

Pridgen in September 2021 killed Gorczyca (pictured) and disposed of her body in a nearby lake.

Duval County Jury Recommends Death for Michael Jackson

A Duval County jury recommended the death penalty for Michael Jackson for the murders of Carol and Reggie Sumner in 2005.

Pledger Sentenced to Life in Prison for Sexual Battery

The Honorable Don Lester sentenced Christopher Pledger to life in Florida State Prison for four counts of Sexual Battery, which occurred over several years.

Duval County Grand Jury Indicts 2 for First-Degree Murder

The grand jury convened on May 18 and indicted two men on First-Degree Murder charges.

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The mission of the State Attorney’s Office for the Fourth Judicial Circuit is to uphold public safety in a fair and just manner.

“Our duty to the people of Northeast Florida comprises two main tenets. The first is to keep people safe by prosecuting those who disrupt our community. The second is to ensure the pursuit of justice is done in a transparent, fair, and thoughtful way that maintains the trust of those we serve.”

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Office of the State Attorney, Fourth Judicial Circuit Office Locations

Duval County

311 W. Monroe St.
Jacksonville, FL, 32202
Case Lookup
Monday – Friday
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Main: (904) 255-2500
Fax: (904) 255-3061

Clay County

825 N. Orange Avenue
Green Cove Springs, FL, 32043
Case Lookup
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Main: (904) 269-6319
Fax: (904) 278-3742

Nassau County

76347 Veterans Way, Suite 2105
Yulee, FL, 32097
Case Lookup
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Main: (904) 548-4700
Fax: (904) 548-4728

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