Blogger’s Pursuit of Truth Exposes Systemic Corruption in Pensacola, Florida
Despite striving to ensure everyone’s rights, the justice system remains imperfect. Thanks to organizations like the Innocence Project, more and more innocent people have been exonerated. But amid the flawed system, there are those who bravely become the voice for the voiceless. Among them is Jimmie Lee Staley, who stands up for a man wrongfully… Continue reading
My name is Jimmie Lee Staley. When a high profile murder happened in my hometown of Pensacola, I was hooked. Even though I’m a crime junkie, this case hit close to home. The man arrested for being the ringleader of the assailants that murdered Byrd & Melanie Billings was a man I knew. Leonard “Patrick” Gonzalez Jr. married a friend’s sister. Patrick is a character that many people knew. He was many things to many people but “shooting” this couple seemed. Off. Patrick is a narcissist and he was raised in martial arts, practically from birth. Nothing about this case added up. It was all off. I started researching it full time in 2012. I could not let this go and I needed to do SOMETHING. Having a big mouth pays off every once in a while. I used that as my way to bring light to dark in this case. There is always something that can be done. I am proof of that. One person can make a difference.