Police in Lake City, FL were called to break up a disturbance at a McDonald’s restaurant on Tuesday that at first appeared to be two women fighting a man about a computer tablet.
However, according to The Root, upon interviewing the individuals involved in the fight, it was determined that one of the women had found video of the man — 54-year-old George Avery — molesting the other woman’s 9-year-old daughter.
“One of the women, who said she was Avery’s girlfriend, told the cops that she was playing a game on the tablet when she discovered a video of Avery involved in a sexual act with another person. She called her friend over to see if they could figure out who Avery was cheating with,” wrote Michael Harriot.
The two women watched the video more closely once they were together, only to discover that Avery had recorded himself sexually molesting the second woman’s daughter.
“I’m the one that found it and I didn’t look at it good. I thought it was some other woman,” said Avery’s girlfriend — who asked to remain anonymous — to Jacksonville’s News 5 TV.
Enraged, the two women went to the McDonald’s where Avery worked to confront him. The discussion turned heated, then violent, at which point bystanders called the police.
“Police, along with the Department of Children and Families, concluded that it was indeed Avery in the video and that he had initiated sexual contact with the child in question three or four times. A further investigation determined that the video was filmed over the most recent Thanksgiving holiday weekend and that Avery even smiled at the camera during the act,” wrote Harriot.
Avery was charged with sexual battery of a child, child abuse and possession of child pornography and is being held on $1 million bail.
“I’m shocked because I don’t know what to do and I don’t know what to say,” said Avery’s girlfriend, who added that he will never be welcome in her home again.
Watch video about this story:
‘Stop tweeting about Joe Scarborough’: GOP’s Liz Cheney goes off on Trump after being asked about masks
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on Wednesday broke ranks with President Donald Trump and said he should stop promoting baseless conspiracy theories about MSNBC's Joe Scarborough murdering a staffer 20 years ago.
As reported by Politico's Jake Sherman, Cheney brought up the president's murder conspiracy theories unprompted during an interview with reporters who had originally asked her about wearing face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"I do think the president should stop tweeting about Joe Scarborough," she said. "We’re in the middle of a pandemic. He’s the commander in chief of this nation. And it’s causing great pain to the family of the young woman who died."
BUSTED: Trump flack Kayleigh McEnany has voted by mail 11 times in the last 10 years
Trump White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany this week echoed President Donald Trump's statements that allowing everyone to vote by mail would result in an unprecedented surge in "voter fraud."
However, a review conducted by the Tampa Bay Times has found that McEnany herself has voted by mail a total of 11 times in the past decade alone.
"In fact, the Tampa native has voted by mail in every Florida election she has participated in since 2010," the Tampa Bay Times has found. "Most recently, she voted by mail in the state’s March 2020 presidential primary, just as Trump did after he made Florida his new permanent home."
Kentucky militant’s wife plays victim after militia leader fired for hanging governor in effigy
A right-wing militant was fired for hanging Kentucky's governor in effigy during a lockdown protest -- and his wife is furious.
Terry Bush, president of the Kentucky 3 Percenters militia group, lost his job Tuesday with Neil Huffman Auto Group after he was photographed and recorded hanging Gov. Andy Beshear in effigy before demonstrators gathered outside the governor's mansion and demanded that he come outside, reported the Courier-Journal.