- Frederick Jackson and Anthony Jenkins were arrested for the murder of a policeman.
- The two face capital murder charges, which in Texas carries the death penalty.
- Police officer Everett Briscoe was shot to the head on one of his days off.
African Americans Frederick Jackson and Anthony Jenkins were arrested for being the alleged murderers of policeman Everett Briscoe. Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston in Texas, unveiled at a press conference at the headquarters of the Houston Police Department (HPD) the arrest of the two men.
Frederick Jackson, 19, and Anthony Jenkins, 21, are already in jail at the Harris County charged with the felony charge of capital murder for the death of police officer Everett Briscoe. According to the Texas State Penal Code the capital murder charge is the only one punishable by the death penalty for anyone found guilty.
Suspected killers of police officer Everett Briscoe captured
HPD Homicide Division officers know that there is a third man involved in the murder of police officer Everett Briscoe. However, the corporation will not release the details and characteristics of that third suspect until they have been captured.
Police officer Everett Briscoe, 41, was a 13-year veteran of detective service in the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD, for its acronym in English) who fell dead from a gunshot to the head outside the Grotto Ristorante last Saturday, August 21, 2021 in the tourist area The Galleria. Filed Under: Everett Briscoe Killers.
An armed robbery gone wrong
Kim Ogg, Harris County Attorney, said at the noon conference on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 at HPD headquarters that the death penalty “is on the scale” as a possible punishment for Frederick Jackson and Anthony Jenkins when they face trial. So far it has not been assigned which judge will handle the case of the two men.
HPD detectives have evidence detailing that the murder of Officer Everett Briscoe was “a robbery that went wrong” for Frederick Jackson and Anthony Jenkins. Agents recovered video footage of other robberies in Houston where the two detainees armed and violently harassed other people to steal their belongings. Filed Under: Everett Briscoe Killers.
Anthony Jenkins is a self-confessed gang member
In the agents of the HPD Homicide Division it is detailed that Agent Everett Briscoe, who was spending a few days off with his family and friends in Houston, was the target of Frederick Jackson and Anthony Jenkins because he was carrying expensive jewelry.
Prosecutor Kim Ogg revealed that the two alleged murderers of the police officer have several previous arrests for violent robberies in the southwest of the Houston metropolitan area. The prosecutor also explained that Anthony Jenkins is a confessed member of the violent African American gang Young Scott Block (YSB) that emerged in the Third Ward. Filed Under: Everett Briscoe Killers.
Everett Briscoe was not carrying his charge pistol
The murder of officer Everett Briscoe occurred on Saturday, August 21 at 5:15 p.m., when the agent was dining with family and friends on the outside terrace of the Grotto Restaurant, located at 4715 Westheimer, almost on the corner of Highway I. -610 in the tourist area of The Galleria, one of the most expensive and exclusive in Houston.
According to Troy Finner, the head of the HPD, two young African American men approached the group of people who were dining and demanded their belongings. After the robbery, the two attackers shot the diners and agent Everett Briscoe, who did not carry his charge weapon because he was on vacation, was badly wounded. Filed Under: Everett Briscoe Killers.
Everett Briscoe killers: Dyrin Riculfy is badly injured in shooting
Dyrin Riculfy, 43, a friend of police officer Everett Briscoe, was also badly injured after the armed robbery. Employees and other diners at the Grotto Restaurant called the emergency number to report what had just happened and ask for help for the two injured people.
After the two people fell to the gunshots, a large police mobilization was unleashed, when the name of officer Everett Briscoe and his rank as a detective in the NOPD were announced. Dozens of HPD patrols surrounded the area of The Galleria but could not find those responsible who escaped from the area. Filed Under: Everett Briscoe Killers.
Killers of Everett Briscoe: He was a cop with a flawless career
According to the NOPD, in a statement sent to MundoHispánico in Texas, police officer Everett Briscoe was a veteran with an impeccable service record, married, and the father of two children. The statement does not specify which division the murdered agent was assigned to, as this is confidential information from the department.
When the first HPD patrols arrived at the crime scene, they could no longer do anything for Officer Everett Briscoe and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Dyrin Riculfy was rushed to a hospital by paramedics from the Houston Fire Department (HFD), where it still continues. Filed Under: Everett Briscoe Killers.
Harris County Prosecutor calls for severity in case
Dyrin Riculfy’s health status, according to HPD, is still critical. When police officer Everett Briscoe was confirmed dead in the case, it was taken over by agents from HPD’s Homicide Division to coordinate investigations into the tragedy that has rocked the cities of New Orleans and Houston.
Prosecutor Kim Ogg revealed that the two detainees Frederick Jackson and Anthony Jenkins will also face one more charge of attempted capital murder for the attack on Dyrin Riculfy. The prosecutor warned that she will ask the judge who receives the case not to grant the two men the right to bail due to the seriousness of their crimes and their criminal history. Filed Under: Everett Briscoe Killers.
An informant led to the arrest of the two men
According to a statement from the non-profit organization Houston Crime Stoppers The arrest of Frederick Jackson and Anthony Jenkins, the two alleged murderers of police officer Everett Briscoe, was achieved thanks to an informant who called their offices to give details of the two shooters who, as of Thursday, August 26, their names were not known.
The informant’s call came to Crime Stoppers after the billionaire gastronomic entrepreneur Tilman Fertitta, owner of the Grotto Restaurant, offered on Monday, August 23, 2021, to pay out of his pocket one hundred thousand dollars as a reward to whoever provided the identity and whereabouts of the killers of cop Everett Briscoe. Filed Under: Everett Briscoe Killers.
“We will do everything possible to stop this chaos.”
According to a statement from Crime Stoppers of Houston, the payment of the reward of one hundred thousand dollars will be the largest amount that the organization gives in its 40-year history to a citizen for having denounced two alleged criminals. The organization joined prosecutor Kim Ogg’s request that the two detainees not be released on bail.
“We echo the words of Prosecutor Kim Ogg that bonds are ‘the thread that unravels the safety of our community’… we will continue to work with the community on what must be done to maintain safety. We will do everything we can to stop this total neglect and chaos, ”the statement concluded. Filed Under: Everett Briscoe Killers.
A third suspect is still on the run
Troy Finner, the head of HPD, asked the community of Houston, Texas that if anyone knows the identity and whereabouts of the third party involved in the murder of the police officer, contact 713.308.3600, or the non-profit organization Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713.222.8477. All tracks will be kept anonymous.
The murder of police officer Everett Briscoe is yet another link in gun violence. The non-profit organization National Archive of Gun Violence, which fights to raise awareness about the dangers of the free sale of firearms, reports that so far this year 28,682 people have died as of Sunday, August 22. Filed Under: Everett Briscoe Killers.
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