Convicted Felon Advocates for Reinstatement of State Attorney DeSantis Removed for Being Lenient on Crime
Florida GOP Governor Ron DeSantis has removed State Attorney Monique Worrell from her position, accusing her of "dereliction of duty" in pro...
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Removes State Attorneys from Office
Florida GOP Governor Ron DeSantis has removed State Attorney Monique Worrell from her position, accusing her of "dereliction of duty" in prosecuting criminals. Worrell's handling of a case involving a felon named Melizaire Dorsica, who was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, is now being challenged. Dorsica, who had already been convicted of a felony, is seeking to have Worrell reinstated by petitioning Florida's Ninth Judicial Circuit court. He argues that DeSantis' executive order removing Worrell from office is unconstitutional.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has issued an executive order suspending Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala from office. The order cites dissatisfaction with Ayala's exercise of prosecutorial discretion and accuses her of neglect of duty and incompetence. DeSantis claims that Ayala has allowed violent offenders, drug traffickers, serious-juvenile offenders, and pedophiles to evade incarceration, contrary to Florida law. The order has sparked controversy and a petition has been filed against it.
The content provided is about a situation in the Ninth Circuit where assistant state attorneys have been prevented or discouraged from pursuing minimum mandatory sentences for felons who use a firearm in the commission of a violent felony. The order states that this practice is corroborated by the prosecutorial record of a specific individual named Worrell.
According to data from the Florida Department of Corrections, it has been found that Worrell's practices or policies have been evading minimum mandatory sentences for gun crimes. The Ninth Circuit, on a per capita basis, has one of the lowest prison admission rates compared to other circuits for crimes such as robbery with a weapon, armed burglary, and weapons possession. This information was noted in an order.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has removed State Attorney Aramis Ayala from a high-profile murder case due to her opposition to the death penalty. DeSantis believes that it is his duty to ensure that laws enacted by the Legislature are followed and that the people of Central Florida deserve a State Attorney who will seek justice in accordance with the law. Ayala's stance on the death penalty has been controversial, and DeSantis's decision reflects his commitment to preventing violent criminals from roaming the streets and finding new victims.