FL – Sovcit – Terry Trussell What happened?

From Terry’s court records, I have tentatively concluded that Terry was arrested on Sep 2, 2014 when he tried to file another ‘true bill‘. According to this website (which contains a lot of relevant materials), he was taken to jail and booked, and the next morning an affidavit of probable cause and the charges were discussed in an initial hearing. After the hearing, the judge allowed Trussell to be bonded out.

ACTION DATE TEXT
09/19/2014 INFORMATION FILED
09/19/2014 ORDER ASSIGNING JUDGE JAMES C HANKINSON
09/18/2014 EXECUTIVE ORDER 14-246
09/15/2014 ORDER ALLOWING PUBLIC DEFENDER TO WITHDRAW
09/09/2014 PROBABLE CAUSE AFFIDAVIT
09/09/2014 COMPLAINT AND WARRANT CHARGE 1
09/09/2014 COMPLAINT AND WARRANT CHARGE 2
09/09/2014 COMPLAINT AND WARRANT CHARGE 3
09/09/2014 COMPLAINT AND WARRANT CHARGE 4
09/09/2014 COMPLAINT AND WARRANT CHARGE 5
09/09/2014 COMPLAINT AND WARRANT CHARGE 6
09/09/2014 COMPLAINT AND WARRANT CHARGE 7
09/09/2014 COMPLAINT AND WARRANT CHARGE 8
09/09/2014 COMPLAINT AND WARRANT CHARGE 9
09/09/2014 COMPLAINT AND WARRANT CHARGE 10
09/04/2014 INDIGENCE APPLICATION
09/04/2014 BOOKING SUMMARY
09/04/2014 STATEMENT OF RIGHTS AND RECEIPT OF CHARGES
09/04/2014 CORRECT MAILING ADDRESS
09/04/2014 Bond Created: 192293 for $5,000.00
09/02/2014 BOND ORDER

17 days later, the prosecution filed an information, and since it is within the 21 statutory days, Trussell likely will have no right to have his case heard in an adversarial preliminary hearing. The next hearing scheduled is likely going to be his arraignment.

IV. ARRAIGNMENT AND PLEAS
RULE 3.160. ARRAIGNMENT

(a) Nature of Arraignment.

The arraignment shall be conducted in  open court or by audiovisual device in the discretion of the court and shall  consist of the judge or clerk or prosecuting attorney reading the indictment or
information on which the defendant will be tried to the defendant or stating orally to the defendant the substance of the charge or charges and calling on the defendant to plead thereto. The reading or statement as to the charge or charges may be waived by the defendant. If the defendant is represented by counsel, counsel may file a written plea of not guilty at or before arraignment and  thereupon arraignment shall be deemed waived.

(b) Effect of Failure to Arraign or Irregularity of Arraignment.
Neither a failure to arraign nor an irregularity in the arraignment shall affect the validity of any proceeding in the cause if the defendant pleads to the indictment or information on which the defendant is to be tried or proceeds to trial without objection to such failure or irregularity.

As to the charges, they were updated with the information filed

CHARGE SEQ# STATUTE STATUTE TEXT DATE PHASE
1 843.0855.2 IMPERSONATING A PUBLIC OFFICER 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
2 843.0855.2 IMPERSONATING A PUBLIC OFFICER 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
3 843.0855.3 UNLAWFUL USE OF SIMULATED LEGAL PROCESS 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
4 843.0855.3 UNLAWFUL USE OF SIMULATED LEGAL PROCESS 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
5 843.0855.4 UNLAWFUL RETALIATION AGAINST A PUBLIC OFFICER 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
6 843.0855.4 UNLAWFUL RETALIATION AGAINST A PUBLIC OFFICER 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
7 843.0855.4 UNLAWFUL RETALIATION AGAINST A PUBLIC OFFICER 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
8 843.0855.4 UNLAWFUL RETALIATION AGAINST A PUBLIC OFFICER 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
9 843.0855.4 UNLAWFUL RETALIATION AGAINST A PUBLIC OFFICER 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
10 843.0855.4 UNLAWFUL RETALIATION AGAINST A PUBLIC OFFICER 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
11 843.0855.4 UNLAWFUL RETALIATION AGAINST A PUBLIC OFFICER 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
12 843.0855.4 UNLAWFUL RETALIATION AGAINST A PUBLIC OFFICER 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
13 843.0855.4 UNLAWFUL RETALIATION AGAINST A PUBLIC OFFICER 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed
14 843.0855.4 UNLAWFUL RETALIATION AGAINST A PUBLIC OFFICER 09/19/2014 Prosecutor: Filed