Drug Suspect Offered July Plea Deal if He Would Admit Breonna Taylor Part of ‘Organized Crime Syndicate’

Breonna Taylor’s Ex-boyfriend, Jamarcus Glover is seen in a photo from the Louisville Metropolitan Police department. (Image via LMPD)

Jamarcus Glover, Breonna Taylor’s ex-boyfriend, recently turned down the plea deal that would have incriminated Taylor’s name in the same charges as him. The plea deal that was offered to Glover would have included Taylor as a part of an “organized crime syndicate”.

What We Know:

  • Ever since the shooting on March 13th of this year in Louisville, Kentucky, Glover has been the focus of the no-knock raid which unfortunately ended Taylor’s life. He pled not guilty to drug charges Friday. According to WDRB on Monday, court records confirmed that prosecutors did offer this plea deal.
  • Glover turned it down. Should he have accepted this deal offered by the Jefferson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office on July 13th, it would have helped him to avoid a 10-year prison sentence and possible probation.
  • In return for clemency for complying, he would have been obligated to admit that he and “co-codefendants,” (for example Taylor), were culprits of an alleged drug trafficking operation in Louisville around late April. Court records note that the crime syndicate distributed drugs from an abandoned warehouse and other vacant homes in the city. Taylor lived 10 miles away from one of these areas.
  • Sam Aguiar, the attorney representing Taylor’s family, blasted officials in the wrongful death lawsuit.

“The lengths to which those within the police department and Commonwealth’s Attorney went to after Breonna Taylor’s killing to try and paint a picture of her which was vastly different than the woman she truly was ,” he stated. “The fact that they would try to even represent that she was a co-defendant in a criminal case more than a month after she died is absolutely disgusting.” He continued.

  • Glover spoke with the Louisville Courier-Journal last week stating that there was definitely an intention to shift around the narrative of Taylor’s death by police. She died on March 13th from being shot eight times after a chaotic raid in her own home turned south.
  • Glover believes that law enforcement is now blaming him for their actions. Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, Detective Myles Cosgrove, and former Detective Brett Hankison were the officers involved in the shooting. Hankison has since been fired from the Louisville police department.

No other comment on this development has come from Commonwealth’s Attorney Tom Wine. A stigma has now been created that the plea deal was made as a means for police to avoid accountability in Taylor’s death.