WPBF.com learned Friday that detectives from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office were actually investigating Depree Johnson in connection with a series of jewelry thefts in several Boynton Beach senior communities.Check out photos of Johnson mugging for the camera with his jewels, cash and guns, which are all now surely part of the evidence against him, in the flicks on the following pages. There are also images of the stolen items that were recovered.
Once they had information that led them to Johnson's Lake Worth home, they recovered "numerous pieces of jewelry ... (including) watches, charms, necklaces and loose diamonds, as well as two stolen firearms," according to a report by the sheriff's office.
Officials said they recovered about $250,000 in jewelry, electronics and firearms.
Johnson faces 142 counts of possession of weapons/ammunition by a convicted felon, among other charges.
The struggle, and coonery, is so real.