Danger Road. A True Crime Story of Murder and Redemption by John P. Contini PDF
By John P. Contini
Danger highway chronicles the tremendous actual tale of 3 drug purchasers who have been brutally murdered in 1983 on possibility highway within the Florida Everglades. Lured right into a phony drug deal each one sufferer was hoping will be his vast retirement ranking, they allegedly came upon themselves on the enterprise finish of a gun wielded via a Miami-Dade police officer. yet police and prosecutors say Officer Gilbert Fernandez, Jr. and his staff were not there to arrest the drug purchasers. They have been there to execute them and thieve their 8 pounds of cocaine. the tale information the transformation of Fernandez, a former Mr. Florida bodybuilding champion and black-belt karate teacher, who through many bills grew to become his lifestyles round throughout the intervening years among the 1983 murders and his triple-murder indictment in 1990. the fellow as soon as named " Miami 's Meanest Cop" not abused and intimidated detainees like he did whilst he was once a police officer; he had turn into a loving father who lived to transform humans to his newfound...
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Victoria was as loving and kind as she was hardworking and tough. All the men in our family—my father and I, my son Johnny and my brothers, Don and Anthony—owe whatever determination and work ethic we have to the phenomenal example provided by these two dynamic women. This book also is a tribute to the rest of the wonderful women in my life: my always encouraging, affectionate and heaven-sent mother, Noreen Patricia Leahy; my beautiful, sweet-spirited and supportive wife and life partner, Elizabeth; my saintly and silly sister Kathleen; my precious and adorable daughters, Kathleen and Mary; and my father's devoted wife, Marta.
I thought. “Your wife is laid up with stitches in a hospital bed after just giving birth to your baby girl and you're making her worry about money. ” She was right. At least I hoped she was. But I couldn't help from thinking it was all on me. Whenever I heard sayings like “let go and let God,” it sounded way too convenient. That always seemed like some sort of an excuse for not busting my hump to look for the next case. Elizabeth could tell by my blank stare that I was still worried. “We've always been fine, haven't we?
Your winning other murder cases and knowing how to handle this kind of case is good, of course, but it's actually more important to us that you be a man of faith like my son. ” he persisted. There it was, the subject I preferred to avoid. These people wanted a Christian lawyer above all and here I was, selling my secular wares. “God's going to zap me, I just know it,” I said to myself. “Yes, of course,” I lied; knowing that phoning in my faith from a pew on Sundays wasn't going to cut it with these people.
Danger Road. A True Crime Story of Murder and Redemption by John P. Contini