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Cab Tice


Thornton to testify against Gonzalez

January 28, 2010

As I reported yesterday, Frederick Thornton, Jr., age 19, has agreed to testify against Patrick Gonzalez and the others involved in the murders of Byrd and Melanie Billings. Wearing a bright fluorescent green jumpsuit with “Esc.…


Billings case: Wednesday, July 15 part 2

January 1, 2010

MAKING MONEY Wednesday, July 15 Jean Duncan and her boyfriend Glenn Burnett come around 6 p.m. to the ECSO to proved statement to Investigator Tama Barber., who interviews them separately. Duncan tells Barber that she had…


Billings case: Friday, July 10 – part 2

December 31, 2009

FAMILY TIES Friday, July 10 While Sheriff Morgan is holding his press conference, Investigator Lee Tyree is speaking with Kristyn Billings in one of the interview rooms. Kristyn, who graduated from Pine Forest High School in…


Billings recap: Friday, July 10

December 30, 2009

IT HASN’T SUNKEN IN Friday, July 10 The Pensacola News Journal reports on its front page that “a Beulah couple who adopted 12 children and owned several local businesses were found shot to death in an…

Escambia County

Tice creditor claims Mexican mafia a hoax

October 19, 2009

The State Attorney’s Office released today more documents and DVDs of the interviews with suspects, persons of interest and witnesses – 36 CDs and DVDs. Among the documents is an interview with Silvano Gonzalez, the former…

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’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

Ex hexes Tice

July 28, 2009

Henry “Cab” Tice has been mentioned as a person of interest in the murder investigation of the murders of Byrd “Bud” and Melanie Billings. Sources have told us that the authorities are focusing on whether Tice…