Media Advisory: Press Conference Follow Sentencing Hearing Tomorrow
WHO: United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III
Special Agent in Charge Michelle S. Klimt
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Jacksonville Division
United States Marshal William B. Berger, Sr.
Undersheriff Pat Ivey, Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office
Baker County Sheriff’s Office
Bethune-Cookman University Department of Public Safety
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Clay County Sheriff’s Office
Daytona Beach Police Department
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office
State Attorney’s Office, 4th Judicial Circuit
State Attorney’s Office, 7th Judicial Circuit
WHAT: Press Conference
Press conference following the sentencing of Aaron M. Richardson. In March 2016, a federal jury found Richardson guilty of attempting to assassinate United States District Judge Timothy Corrigan as well as multiple federal firearm offenses. The sentencing hearing is set for Friday, June 24, 2016, before United States District Judge L. Scott Coogler at 9:00 a.m. in courtroom 12A. The press conference is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. in the jury assembly room on the 1st floor of the courthouse.
FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016
11:00 A.M. EST (Following 9:00 A.M. sentencing hearing)
Bryan Simpson U.S. Courthouse
300 North Hogan Street
Jury Assembly Room (1st Floor)
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license). Media may begin arriving for the 11:00 press conference at 10:15 A.M. There will be evidence on display for photo ops.
Please RSVP to Amy.Filjones@usdoj.gov by 5:00 p.m. today.
Individuals attending the 9:00 A.M. sentencing hearing will not be permitted to bring any electronic media into the courtroom. All electronic equipment must be kept in the jury assembly room. Please arrive by 8:15 A.M. to allow time to clear security and store equipment prior to the hearing.