Monday, August 3, 2015

What the PBSO haters in Lake Worth don't want you to know

Here is a previous post looking back at Lake Worth prior to PBSO taking over. Marc Freeman at the Sun Sentinel has this recent article about one particular crime that outraged the community and the City residents demanded change:
     A Palm Beach County jury Friday convicted in part the man prosecutors accused of masterminding a massacre as part of a Lake Worth gang war more than eight years ago.
     After more than 21 hours of deliberations the jurors decided that Jarvis Jackson, 28, is guilty of three counts of second-degree murder and not guilty on four counts of attempted murder — crimes he confessed to in 2008.
     "Mr. Jackson was responsible for a horribly violent reign of terror throughout the city of Lake Worth for many, many years," [emphasis added] Assistant State Attorney Jill Richstone said. "The most important thing is that he's been found guilty of very serious crimes which will ensure he will stay in prison for the rest of his life."
     He is scheduled for sentencing Monday, and faces life in prison. His attorney said he plans to appeal.
Proceed to the 8:00 minute mark in the video below for a look back at charming Lake Worth in 2008: