Jones’ Home Raided. Little Kids Ordered Outside. Jones Has Whistle Blower Suit Against DeSantis. Was Fired When She Refused To Suppress COVID-19 Data.
FDLE Claims Guns Not Pointed At Anyone. Video Tells Different Story.
UPDATE: FDLE statement follows article and video. Statement appears to be “alternative” truth to what video shows.
TALLAHASSEE, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Fired Florida Data Analyst Rebekah Jones was held at gunpoint this morning as police raided her home — potentially at the order of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Jones rose to fame after her firing when she says she refused to suppress COVID-19 data the order of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. After her firing, Jones raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to launch a website that she says shows the true COVID-19 infection and death numbers in the State of Florida. The site continues to be cited nationally and internationally.
Video captured in Jones’ home shows police forcing entry, ordering her outside, and demanding her young children exit the home as well.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement Officers reportedly confiscated the computer equipment she uses to update the Florida Community Coronavirus Dashboard. We note the raid came just two days after the Sun Sentinel reported that DeSantis ordered health department officials statewide to downplay COVID in the weeks leading up the presidential election, even ordering officials to discuss “Asthma” and other issues — but not COVID.
Watch the video of the raid. Read Rebekah Jones’ Twitter comments, below.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement just issued this statement:
Regarding the warrant served this morning at the residence of Rebekah Jones, former Department of Health employee, FDLE Commissioner Rick Swearingen provides this statement.
“Our investigation began last month following a complaint by Florida Department of Health that a person illegally hacked into their emergency alert system. As part of our investigation, FDLE agents served a search warrant this morning at the Centerville Court residence where Ms. Jones lives after determining the home was the location that the unauthorized message was sent from.
Agents knocked and called Ms. Jones both announcing the search warrant and encouraging her to cooperate. Ms. Jones refused to come to the door for 20 minutes and hung-up on agents.
After several attempts, Ms. Jones allowed agents inside. Agents entered the home in accordance with normal protocols and seized several devices that will be forensically analyzed. At no time were weapons pointed at anyone in the home. Any evidence will be referred to the State Attorney for prosecution as appropriate.”
Ed. Note: If it is proven that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is behind this raid and confiscation of computer equipment, DeSantis must resign, or be removed. Florida is better than this.
Jones will appear on CNN at 9:40 p.m. ET Monday, December 7th, 2020.
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