Saturday, March 26, 2016

Johnathan Michael Gilotti Murder Leads To More Arrests

More arrests in January 5 Lake Cyrus murder case of Johnathan Michael Gilotti
WIAT News
By Brandon Varner
Published: March 25, 2016

HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — The Hoover Police Department has made two more arrests in the shooting death of Lake Cyrus resident Johnathan Michael Gilotti on Jan. 5.

The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office issued murder warrants in the names of 19-year-old De’Ron Keith Lucas of McCalla, and 16-year-old Darrian D. Bryant of Bessemer, according to a press release from the office. Lucas and Bryant were early suspects in the case, and were arrested at separate times.

Lucas was taken in on Jan. 7, and charged with “numerous felonies” that include car break-ins and the theft of the vehicle used in the murder in addition to the murder itself. He is currently in custody at the Tuscaloosa County Jail, according to the press release.
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Jonathan Michael “Mike” Gilotti (WBRC/Family photo)

Lake Cyrus community remembers lessons of slain war veteran Mike Gilotti
WIAT News
By Matt Fernandez
Published: March 25, 2016

HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — Many of Mike Gilotti’s neighbors spoke to CBS 42 News on Friday. The people that lived around Gilotti mostly said that this case reminds them to stay alert at all times.

An American flag still hung outside of the Iraq War veteran’s home on Friday. On that day, neighbors heard the news of the latest arrests.

“I think it is good they have been caught and apprehend now it’s time for the judicial process to do its course,” said resident Greg Stroud.
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