Andrew Bonderud, the attorney for Dexter Barry’s family, believes Barry not getting his life-sustaining medication “was entirely driven by profit and a profit motive.”
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‘My heart will be rejected’: Jacksonville man dies after missing doses in jail
After a dispute with his neighbor over wireless internet access, police arrested Dexter Barry and denied him the heart transplant medicine he said he needed.
Officials refuse to answer questions in JSO public strip-search case
Despite public outcry over the case of a Black man who was stripped by Jacksonville sheriff’s officers on a public road, the agencies responsible for his prosecution have yet to answer a slew of questions raised by The Tributary’s reporting last week.
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office strip-search called ‘outrageous, unwarranted, embarrassing’
Last September, Jacksonville sheriff’s officers stripped a 45-year-old man on a public road in view of his aunt and others, likely in violation of department policy.
DeSantis picks undersheriff to replace Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams
Gov. Ron DeSantis picked Undersheriff Pat Ivey to replace Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams until the city holds special elections in August and November. DeSantis cited the need for continuity when he picked Ivey. He also endorsed T.K. Waters, the Republican candidate endorsed by Williams, in the special election. Williams announced his resignation effective later this […]