Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Where have we seen this guy before?

Flowood Poh-lice arrested one Eddie Devine for a carjacking at Dogwood yesterday. WLBT reported:

 A teenager out on bond after a Jackson rape case is back behind bars. This time he was arrested by Flowood Police and charged with one count of carjacking.

Just after 6:00 Monday night, a woman leaving the Flowood Bed, Bath and Beyond was carjacked. Police say Devine had a knife with him, took the woman's keys and stole the car. It was located soon after at the nearby retirement community, The Blake. That was thanks to GPS on the woman's phone that was left in the car.

Fingerprints from car the matched Eddie Devine, Jr's.

In April, Jackson Police said 16-year-old Eddie Devine, Jr. and another teen carjacked a 29-year-old woman from the Hallmark Gardens Apartments. Devine was charged with kidnapping, carjacking, sexual battery and rape. He has since been granted bond.

Flowood Police Chief Johnny DeWitt admits the crime is unusual for the area.

"Officers were already all over the parking lot because of our beefed up patrol at this time of year and people everywhere at 6:05,” said Chief DeWitt.

Where have we seen this guy before?



Judge Hardwick did her job: no bond for this scumbag. Time to pull the file and see why he is back on the street so he could terrorize someone else. 

14 comments:

Anonymous said...

Very interesting....yet again for Hinds County. Back on the streets to terrorize. When can we get some accountability in Jackson with setting bonds for these violent criminals? Those individuals obviously pose a threat to society and should have had a very high bond or better yet no bond.

Anonymous said...

Note to this kid: Crossing the river and committing a crime in Rankin County was not a good idea.

There will be no Get Out Of Jail Free card, you will not pass GO, and you will not collect $200.

Anonymous said...

It's been said on here that crime does not spread from Jackson to the burbs--With all the Jacktown thugs carjacking and shooting it up in Madison and Flowood--it's happening. People always say criminals are afraid to commit crimes in Rankin and Madison counties. Reality check- many thugs don't think about that. They just go where there's shopping and nice cars- and that's not jackson anymore

Anonymous said...

Who was the Hinds County Judge that turned him loose?

Anonymous said...

Love the video.
"You may not be able to be an attorney."

What about the victim here? Another bleeding-heart judge who allowed this POS to get out and DO IT AGAIN!

Can we hold this idiot on the bench at least partially accountable?

Anonymous said...

Yep. Its been said 1,000 times on here that a healthy Jackson means vibrant suburbs and visa versa. The haters disagree vehemently and get proven wrong time and time again. The crap will spread north south east and west unless something happens to stop it. These thugs have no boundaries and there is no fence around Jackson keeping them inside. Seems like there has been more of this lately in the burbs too.

Anonymous said...

I will be interested to see the research on this. One judge denies him bond. And yet he was out on bond anyway?

Anonymous said...

In re: 8:33AM...

I do believe a majority of the folks on here are in agreement with the statement, "a healthy Jackson means vibrant suburbs and visa versa." While it includes the goobs in Fondren, the discussions primarily focus on the corruption and dysfunctional public systems that need to be looked at under a microscope.

Just want to make sure the state was focused in this vein and not equating to "haters"?

Anonymous said...

Could not agree more with 9:11. We must get a clear picture of where the system is breaking down. JPD arrests these offenders over and over. Is it City Court that lets them out on low bond? Is it County Court? Who is not prosecuting in a timely manner? Which judges allow delay after delay in hearing cases. This does not need to be done in narrative; it must be done in clear charts, with easy to compare columns.

Please Make Sense said...

I would consider agreeing with 9:11 but his post doesn't make any sense. Please tell me what this is supposed to mean: "Just want to make sure the state was focused in this vein and not equating to haters". It was even followed by a question mark. And what the hell has this got to do with Fondren?

Anonymous said...

This criminal will serve time for this crime. Who knows what would have happened to him in Hinds county. Now that he has committed a violent crime in Rankin county, he is headed to prison. There is a big difference in these two counties.

Anonymous said...

these are two serious crimes we know about, can we assume he committed many more? YES! Maybe Hinds cannot handle the load financially and politically of so much crime?

Anonymous said...

As a retired LEO that grew up in south Jackson back in the 70’s, I can assure you things have changed. JPD was once the elite LE agency in this area and being accepted as part of that organization was a privilege, not anymore.

I was victimized by a two Jackson teens two years ago. Having a gun stuck in your face while seated in a vehicle leaves you in a very vulnerable position, especially when the gun is cocked and the young man’s hand is shaking. Even though I had a fully loaded Glock 9mm under my right thigh, the situation called for compliance, not confrontation. The first opportunity for self-defense came when they stepped back to run. Unfortunately, the first and only sight picture I had was of their backs and so, no shots were fired. Imagine the headlines…..

I contacted JPD and officers were on scene within five or so minutes. I knew immediately they had no idea what they were doing. I directed them to an area on my car door where one of the offenders had placed his hand. Fingerprint comparisons, what a novel police investigative tool. Well, not so much in Jackson anymore but it solved the Flowood case, did it not?

Later that same day, American Express called and gave me the location of a gas station where someone attempted to use my credit card, within minutes of the robbery. I called the storeowner myself to verify he had the car and people involved on videotape, he did. Now, not wanting to taint the prosecution, I contacted JPD and was able to determine that Detective Wells had been assigned my case. I spoke with and gave him all the information regarding the store and video that was being preserved for him.

Well, that was two years ago, December 20, 2012 and to this day, no follow up by Detective Wells, not even a phone call. No fingerprinting, no photos to review, no video to view and obviously, no arrests! It’s what we in the business call, a suspended case. Take my advise, if you find yourself in Jackson, be very careful, know your surroundings and if you can, always back up to a building so nobody can sneak up on you from your blind side. You will have to take care of yourself because JPD is not what it once was, before or after a crime is committed!

Kingfish said...

I think I figured out what happened but before I write the post I need one more document and one piece of information. Sit tight for a couple of days. Holidays closed everything down.

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