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Butler Pleads Guilty to Two Counts of Attempted Capital Sexual Battery

Butler committed the sexual crimes against three minor victims while he was in their custodial care or as an authority figure.

Nelson Names Nicholas May as Victim Services Director

In the role, May will lead efforts to improve the State Attorney’s Office service to crime victims.

Baer Pleads Guilty to Murder in 1999 Killing of Saad Kawaf

Baer was an active member of law enforcement when he killed local businessman Saad Kawaf (pictured) in Kawaf’s suburban home.

Lovingood Pleads Guilty to DUI Manslaughter, Sentenced to 15 Years

Lovingood killed 22-year-old Bryn Turner (pictured) after driving intoxicated in July 2019.

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Office of the State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit - Serving Duval, Clay and Nassau Counties

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.”

Melissa Nelson

State Attorney

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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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