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Danger highway chronicles the great real tale of 3 drug buyers who have been brutally murdered in 1983 on possibility street within the Florida Everglades. Lured right into a phony drug deal every one sufferer was hoping will be his monstrous retirement ranking, they allegedly discovered themselves on the enterprise finish of a gun wielded by way of a Miami-Dade police officer. yet police and prosecutors say Officer Gilbert Fernandez, Jr. and his group were not there to arrest the drug buyers. They have been there to execute them and scouse borrow their 8 pounds of cocaine. the tale information the transformation of Fernandez, a former Mr. Florida bodybuilding champion and black-belt karate teacher, who through many money owed became his lifestyles round throughout the intervening years among the 1983 murders and his triple-murder indictment in 1990. the fellow as soon as named " Miami 's Meanest Cop" now not abused and intimidated detainees like he did while he was once a police officer; he had turn into a loving father who lived to transform humans to his newfound...

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David P. Schloss, acclaimed author, advisor and friend, for his inspiration, advice and timely intercession in this project. Dave wrote the best-selling book, If at First You Don't Succeed, Buy This Book, and he personifies the precepts he shares. Kathy Clevenger and Calvary Chapel Bookstore, for including DANGER ROAD among the books for sale in their wonderful bookstore. Randy Jordan and Maribel at the Family Christian Bookstore, for promoting my very first book signing—and for also being the very first store to stock DANGER ROAD for sale.

Chris Herridge and his awesome staff at Telelink Call Center, St. 6476. Pastor Larry Thompson of First Baptist Church of downtown Fort Lauderdale, for being a wonderful man and pastor, and for also causing DANGER ROAD to be sold and promoted at First Baptist's “Family Books & Music,” its popular downtown bookstore; additional special thanks to John and Shari Jones, Music Ministers and worship leaders at First Baptist, for their friendship, encouragement and support during this project, and to Marion Williams, Manager of Family Books & Music.

By 1987, word got around the police community that Gil was a suspect in these multiple murders. ” The pressure on Gil mounted as local newspapers quoted law enforcement personnel saying damaging things about him. ” Eventually, Gil's reputation became so bad that Hollywood Police Chief Richard Witt told his officers to find another gym. Gil was so angry when he found out; he called Witt and asked why he ordered the officers to stop working out there. “Because you have a bad reputation,” was Witt's blunt reply.

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