Friday, May 29, 2020

Accused Firebug Gets $500,000 Bond

Jackson Municipal Court Judge Jeff Reynolds set bond at $500,000 for an alleged arsonist. JPD arrested Todd Bryan Higgins for arson and threatening to kill a homeowner.  The court file is posted below.





9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Jackson bond schedule:

Politically connected: No bond required

Murder: Unsecured $5,000 bond

Start a little fire: $500,000

Any questions?

Anonymous said...

At least the Public Defender will get paid.

Anonymous said...

@9:18
This was possibly racially motivated.
There is no greater criminal in world than a white male racist.

Anonymous said...

A few observations from the reports:
1. The person writing this report needs penmanship lessons.
2. The person writing this report needs a dictionary.
3. The person writing this report needs to learn how to read a map. (It's Naples ROAD, not Street and the zip is not 39211 or 39216.)

Anonymous said...

I read nothing that indicates, even remotely, the crime being "possibly racially motivated", other than a Judge in Jackson giving a white male a high bond versus what we've seen given to blacks accused of violent crimes such as aggravated assault and murder. But then again agendas rule.

Anonymous said...

If he had actually killed the homeowner he could have gotten a lower bond. Better luck next time.

Burke said...

Judge Reynolds, like Judge McDaniel in Rankin County, is highly intelligent and not politically motivated, though each richly deserves sitting on a higher court. We are lucky to have them serving.

DA Owens is also highly intelligent, but he lives by the mantra of "Higher Office." Still, I remain hopeful that he will actually perform his duties, as opposed to his recent predecessors.

The Mayor has got the "We'll set up a task force" disease, as in the new climate change task force. Please, Mr. Mayor, first the crime, then the potholes, and then everything else. And please don't succumb to the thought that you can provide "visionary leadership." Nobody in this city needs a vision beyond being able to survive a short walk or a long drive.

Anonymous said...

You all may not realizes this but the judge is also a white male. Hinds County and its cities actually has a diverse judiciary, unlike other counties where every person with a black robe looks the same. Also it’s quite common for people to get half-million bonds or even no bond. Problem is Hinds County moves quite a few cases, only few high profile ones make it to the news. People judge entire system on less than 5 percent of cases that make the news.

Anonymous said...

@ 6:04 the article opens with "Jackson Municipal Court Judge Jeff Reynolds". The first written comment stated,"Jackson bond schedule". The booking sheet shows JPD as the arresting agency. The Affidavit of Indigency is signed by a Municipal Judges. I also agree that this is a high bond for Jackson and I also believe ANY Judge is political, it's in their natures.

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