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Escambia County

Escambia County

Tice and Mexican mafia

August 10, 2009

Sheriff David Morgan’s comment about Henry “Cab” Tice and the used car dealer’s admission that he was involved with the Mexican mafia has almost been overlooked by most of the media. I interviewed Sheriff Morgan yesterday…

Escambia County

Tice arrest report

August 7, 2009

On 5/22/08, Tice wrote twelve checks to Worldco that were returned non-sufficient funds. Total checks is $17,342.51. They were to pay for vehicles and services conducted through Worldco and Hispanic-American Auto Sales. Billings had provided legal…

Escambia County

The longest day..it’s a humdinger

August 7, 2009

August 6, 2009 will go down as one of the longest days in my life as a journalist. We were dealing with two rumors all day. One was the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office was once again…

Escambia County

Tice arrested for grand theft

August 6, 2009

Press release Pensacola, Fla–The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Henry Cabell Tice, 61, on warrant. Tice faces one count of Grand Theft over $10,000 related to financial dealings with Byrd Billings’ business Worldco Financial Services.…

Escambia County

Tice is being questioned at ECSO

August 6, 2009

From ECSO: Press Release Pensacola, Fla–The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is currently questioning Henry “Cab” Tice, in the conjunction with the Billings Murder case. More details to come.…

Escambia County

Nodine won’t run for Mobile mayor

August 5, 2009

Mobile County Commissioner Steve Nodine has apparently decided not to run for mayor of Mobile against incumbent Sam Jones (Read). Nodine tried to use crime as the catalyst for his campaign trial balloon. He was shot…

Escambia County

Questioning the DROP of Rusty Wells

August 4, 2009

This email has been sent to the Pensacola City Council. DROP stands for Deferred Retirement Option Program. City employees are allowed to announce their retirement date and begin collected retirement checks (in an escrow account) while…

Escambia County

Pilot in Ecuador killing is Fausti

August 4, 2009

Thanks to faithful readers of the blog. More has been discovered about Brandon Fausti – ex-husband of Tabatha Gonzalez, wife of the suspected killer of Byrd and Melanie Billings. A follow up article was sent to…

Escambia County

Sordid tale of woe from T. Gonzalez’s ex

August 3, 2009

The ex-husband of Tabatha Gonzalez, wife of the Patrick Gonzalez, Jr, was convicted of trafficking cocaine in September 2004. Judge Linda Nobles sentenced him, Brandon Anthony Fausti, to two years of community control supervision and four…

Escambia County

ECSO takes over Jail infirmary

August 1, 2009

At midnight last night, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office took control of the Escambia County Jail infirmary from Armor Correctional Health Services. The move is part of Sheriff Morgan’s efforts to cut his budget. The projected…

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Probability, Possibility Press Conference

August 1, 2009

Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan called a press conference in response to the CNN news report that the State Attorney’s Office was investigating whether the July 9 murders of Byrd and Melanie Billings were contract hits.…