John Goodman back in Jail after tampering with Ankle Bracelet

The polo mogul, John Goodman, was taken back to jail from his Wellington home at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, after Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies said he had tampered with his ankle monitoring device that monitors his whereabouts The convicted DUI murderer was picked up at his South 120th Ave house in Wellington, when the bracelet sent a alert showing it had been tampered with. Deputies on the scene advised this was not a false alarm, it appeared obvious the device had been tampered with. Goodman was convicted in March of DUI Manslaughter, in the February 2010 death of Scott Wilson. The 23 year old drowned after Goodman’s Bentley ran into Wilson’s Hyundai along Lake Worth Road in Wellington and sent it into a canal. Goodman has been serving in-house arrest while his attorneys appeal his 16 year sentence for the DUI manslaughter conviction. The Multi-millionaire was permitted to live at his home, on the following conditions. He paid a Seven Million Dollar Bond, promised to stay at home or his nearby office, gave up socializing at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, agreed to take frequent Drug test, and pay for round the clock security organized by Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Goodman’s appeal is not expected to happen for another year, and this stint could cause him to stay in jail until...

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Jupiter Policeman killed in Obama Motorcade

The Jupiter police department has been at work overnight to pay proper tribute to Bruce St. Laurent, who was killed Sunday when his motorcycle was struck during the presidential motorcade. A police cruiser draped in black banners and topped with a rose sat in front of the police department Monday morning, paying testament to a 20-year department veteran killed Sunday while helping escort President Barack Obama through Palm Beach County. They have begun with a web page in the memory of the man who was known by fellow officers for his generosity and recognized in the community as the man who often played Santa Claus for the local Head Start program. An emotional Jupiter Police Chief Frank Kitzerow declined comment. “I’m so overwhelmed right now,” Kitzerow said. “Our first priority is notifying (St. Laurent’s) family.” “Bruce St. Laurent was a valued member of our community and employee within the Town of Jupiter. He was an amazing person who will be missed by everyone who was fortunate enough to know him.” “We didn’t lose a co-worker. We lost a friend,” said Sgt. Scott Pascarella, Jupiter police spokesman, who trained St. Laurent when he was a new officer. “He would do anything for anyone.” Officer Bruce St. Laurent, 55, was traveling with the presidential motorcade around 4:45 p.m. Sunday along Interstate 95 through West Palm Beach when a Ford 150 pickup hit his motorcycle, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Therese Barbera said. Jupiter Police Chief Frank Kitzerow said St. Laurent was transported to nearby St. Mary’s Medical Center, where he died Sunday. Kitzerow visited St. Laurent’s family Monday morning to discuss funeral services, and memorial information will be made public when it is finalized, Jupiter police spokesman Sgt. Scott Pascarella said Monday. He added that in addition to the squad car memorial in front of the Jupiter police station, radio station 103.1 WIRK Country was there, raising money for St. Laurent’s family. The Jupiter Police Department was working on setting up an account at a local bank to gather money for the slain officer’s family as well, Pascarella said. The crash that took the 55-year-old father of four happened about 4:40 p.m. on the southbound entrance ramp at 45th Street to Interstate 95. St. Laurent was on his motorcycle as part of the motorcade when he was struck by a white Ford F-150 pickup. St. Laurent was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, said Teri Barbera, spokeswoman for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Obama Presidential Motorcade Obama was in West Palm Beach on Sunday afternoon for a campaign event at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The president was notified of the accident during...

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