The beat goes on: Houston man free on four bonds thanks to liberal judge goes on new crime spree

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HOUSTON, TX – As dangerous criminals continue to be released on bond by liberal judges to continue their violence against society, a career criminal free on four bonds, including for multiple aggravated robbery charges, went on a crime spree just one month after being released from jail.

Cameron Emerson Edwards, 24, was arrested in 2017 on eight aggravated robbery charges in Fort Bend County. Ignoring the seriousness of the crimes, the eight charges were combined in court, and he was given probation and released back on the streets.

Ray Hunt, Executive Director of the Houston Police Union, said the court ignored the danger posed by Edwards:

“Remember aggravated robbery, he stuck a gun to you or a knife to you, something that made it aggravated.

“It’s not simply grabbing your purse and leaving.”

Once back on the street, Edwards did not accept the big break as an opportunity to take a different path, he continued his one-man crime spree. Andy Kahan, with Crime Stoppers, told Fox 26 News:

“He didn’t last long on probation because he picked up three other cases in Fort Bend County. So, they actually revoked his probation. They sent him to prison for five years.”

Edwards was released from prison in July and did not wait long to re-enter the criminal world. Within the span of one month following his release, Edwards was picked up on more felony charges and released on an additional four bonds. Kahan reacted:

“He’s charged with three felonies and a misdemeanor DWI. He gets not one, not two, nor three, but four bonds.”

The convicted violent felon was released on bond for the current charges by 263rd Criminal District Court Judge Amy Martin. Kahan expressed bewilderment about the judge’s decision to release the dangerous felon back on to the streets once again:

“When you look at him on paper, you have to wonder why the judge would keep repeatedly giving him bond.”

Hunt joined in questioning the court’s decisions:

“No doubt. We’re not talking about stealing a bag of candy from a store, we’re talking about taking a pistol to somebody and stealing their merchandise. This is a bad guy.”

Kahan pointed out that Edwards was not an isolated case, but criminals are continually being released by judges on bond for serious and violent crimes:

“We’ve seen a few stories where we’ve seen eight or ten aggravated robberies, we saw one on ten aggravated robberies with a deadly weapon.”

Criminals being released on bond for violent crimes by judges in the Houston region has had deadly consequences. In one such case, 41-year-old Donald Lenor killed two men while out on bond in Harris County.

Lenor shot his stepfather, Reginald Lewis, in the head and then set the home he was inside of on fire on August 16.

On September 12, Lenor was arrested for the shooting death of Donovan Bryant. Police said Bryant was riding his four-wheeler in the 7000 block of South Hall Street when he was shot several times and died.

At the time of the shootings, Lenor was out on five bonds awarded by Judge DeSean Jones for aggravated assault and felon in possession of a weapon. Houston police said he was shooting at passing cars on Fawnridge Drive when one man was struck by a bullet and wounded.

Prosecutors requested that Lenor be held without bond following the Fawnridge Drive arrest, but the judge set bond at $50,000 for each of the aggravated assault charges and $20,000 for the weapons charge.

However, two months later, the judge reduced the bond to $30,000 each, and Lenor bonded out, according to court records.

Missing one opportunity to remove the dangerous felon from the streets, the court had a second chance when he was arrested in May 2021 for assaulting his girlfriend. In a bond document, a judge recognized the danger posed by the career criminal, writing on the bond note:

“Lenor is a) danger to the future safety of the community.”                                    

Despite the warning, Lenor walked out of the jail on just $10,000 bond.

Thankfully, Lenor is now locked up without bond in the Harris County jail.                               

In another tragic failure of Texas justice, three suspects were arrested in August for the murder of a New Orleans police officer in Houston while out on bond for other crimes.

Frederick Jackson, 19, Khalil Nelson, 19, and Anthony Jenkins, 21, were arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of NOPD Detective Everett Briscoe and his friend, Dyrin Riculfy.

Jackson was out on bond for one of those aggravated robberies. Authorities said he cut off his ankle monitor and skipped his last court appearance.

Jenkins was also out on a $40,000 bond for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Det. Briscoe, Riculfy, and some friends had just arrived in Houston when they visited Grotto Ristorante on August 21. While they were standing on the restaurant’s patio, the two men shot Briscoe and another man in a robbery attempt.

Riculfy, was shot in the head and was hospitalized in a coma. He later died of his injuries. 

District Attorney Kim Ogg said the killing had left the city “shaken”:

“We’re sickened by this bold attack that left one beloved detective dead and his friend still fighting for his life. Our city’s shaken at how this could happen on a weekend afternoon at a restaurant in the heart of the tourist area. Details are brutal and they are heartbreaking.

“As I keep saying, I am opposed — along with the mayor and police chief — to the repeated release of people on multiple bonds. There is no doubt that that’s part of what’s driving the crime rate that all of these members of law enforcement are working so hard to prevent.”

 
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Christmas attack suspect identified as cop and Trump hating, BLM supporting sex offender who was just released on bond

November 22, 2021

 

WAUKESHA, WI- More details continue to emerge about the moment a driver rammed his vehicle into a Christmas parade on the evening of November 21st, killing at least five people and injuring 40 others.

Police have taken into custody a person of interest, since identified as 39-year-old Darrell E. Brooks Jr., who reportedly has an extensive rap sheet dating all the way back to 1999. Brooks recently posted bail on reckless endangerment charges.

He has been found to have multiple social media posts promoting anti-white racism, slamming the police and Trump, promoting Black Lives Matter and denouncing Kyle Rittenhouse.

Brooks is being questioned in connection with the incident involving a red Ford Escape that plowed through barricades and into the crowd at the Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, sparking panic and unleashing mass bloodshed. 

Public records show Brooks has a significant criminal history in Wisconsin that spans well over two decades.

Just this past Friday, November 19th, he posted a cash bond in connection with charges including resisting or obstructing an officer, bail jumping, recklessly endangering safety with domestic-abuse assessments, disorderly conduct with a domestic-abuse assessment, and battery.

On Monday, November 22nd, the Milwaukee County District Attorney said that Brooks should never have been released on such an “inappropriately low” $1,000 cash bond given his past charges. 

In the most recent case, dating from an incident on November 5th, the complainant told police that Brooks had deliberately tried to run her over with his car. He of course, pleaded not guilty to those charges. The DA added that investigators are conducting an internal review of the bail recommendation in that case.

In July 2020, police charged Brooks with three other felonies, including reckless endangerment and being a felon in possession of a firearm. He is also listed as a Tier 2 registered sex offender in Nevada. 

Fox News reported that a background check from Wisconsin’s Department of Justice came back with over 50 pages of charges against Brooks, stretching back to the late 1990s. In 1999 he received his first felony conviction for taking part in an aggravated battery, for which he received three years of probation.

He was convicted of obstructing an officer in 2003 and 2005. In 2002, he had another felony marijuana charge. In 2010, he pleaded no contest to felony strangulation charges after allegedly attacking a woman during an argument about phone calls.

In 2012, he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor bail jumping and marijuana charges. A year earlier, in 2011, he pleaded guilty to felony marijuana charges and resisting arrest.

According to court documents, Brooks also appeared to have used the pseudonym “Math Boi Fly” in music videos and is also associated with the aliases Darrell Eugene Brooks and Quinton Feilcein.

Brooks appears to have used a number of other stage names throughout the course of his aspiring rap career, including “Jay Fly,” “Math Bio,” and “B.L.A.$.” A reverbnation page linked to Brooks via email and Twitter accounts describes him as “the next breakout artist from the Midwest” who’s “finally ready to put Milwaukee back on the map.”

Reportedly, one of Brooks’ videos, which has since been removed from YouTube, showed a red Ford SUV that resembles the one seen plowing into the crowd at the Christmas parade on Main Street in Waukesha. 

Witnesses described the chaos of blood and bodies thrown into the air and strewn about the street before bystanders rushed to try and help victims as paramedics raced to the scene. Since the incident, local authorities have set up a temporary memorial for the victims at Veterans Park, located just west of the scene.

Former President Donald Trump released a statement about the Waukesha tragedy, calling it “devastating, horrible and very very sick. He added:

“My heart goes out to the people of this great, beautiful, and hardworking community. We must find answers to this terrible crime, and stop these violent and depraved acts from happening again. I am with you Waukesha and always will be!”
 

 

 

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