Well, I told you below that something good was brewing, and it just came out. Bill Gelin at JAABlog got the story on cigar man Moe Sohail's Bentley crash -- and a couple of unexpected guests show up at the scene.
You can get all the details on Gelin's post, but the long and short of it is that Sohail's Bentley came careening at high speed across Broward Boulevard and slammed into a BMW driven by one Danielle Filler. In the Bentley with Sohail, whom we introduced here a couple of weeks ago, was a woman named Sarah Merricks. Inside the Bentley, perfectly, was a takeout bag from Bova Prime.
That's a crazy crash, right? Could have easily killed somebody. The driver of that Bentley, allegedly Merricks, had some some serious explaining to do.
But then an unexpected visitor showed up. Here's a photograph taken at the scene:
Now that's definitely Rothstein, who came to the side of his (then) good friend Sohail. But who is that with him? Is that
Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Frank Adderley? We know Adderley loved to hang out with Rothstein at Bova Prime and that his department provided a 24-hour security detail for Rothstein at a fee of about $1,000 a day. We also know Adderley attended Miami Dolphins games in Rothstein's luxury boxes at Land Shark Stadium and that he has been a visitor to Rothstein's house. All this while Rothstein was pulling off one of the greatest heists in Florida history.
UPDATED: That's Adderley. It's confirmed.
If nothing else, this is an indication that the police chief was at Rothstein's beck and call. We'll have to see if he became involved in any way with the investigation. Writes Gelin: "As strange as it might seem, no DUI investigation was conducted, despite the obvious indicia of possible intoxication. Whether or not the man resembling Adderley had any input into this decision is unknown at this time."
Here's where it gets even more interesting. Remember Goodfella, the angry and knowledgeable Pulp commenter who many believed was Rothstein himself? Here's what Goodfella said about the crash: "when your girlfriend should have been arrested for dui when she smashed your bentley rothstein came running to your rescue and saved you and her."
It all kind of comes together. And here's the kicker: Moe Sohail himself told me that he was "sure" that Goodfella was Rothstein.
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OK, so where do we go from here? State Attorney's Office investigation of the crash and the scene, because this can't be trusted with the FLPD, a department that stood by the side of a man, socialized with him, protected him, as he committed one of the greatest heists in South Florida history.
I'm going to leave you with the entire Goodfella comment. It bears repeating now.
so you think you're funny moe. sure....keep talking....keep laughing you pakistani prick. curse rothstein for taking advantage of people....fine. condemn him for hurting innocent (well sort of innocent) people. but who the fuck do you think you are lying about him and the way he took care of you. everyone around you knows rothstein was always there for you. no matter what he stuck by you. when your buddy ovi the ass turned on you, rothstein was there. when leg breakers were looking for you, rothstein calmed it down so you did not get hurt. when you were low on cash rothstein always took care of you. when you were gambling away all your laundered cash and they came looking for your skinny faggot ass rothstein stopped them. when your girlfriend should have been arrested for dui when she smashed your bentley rothstein came running to your rescue and saved you and her. when the feds were looking up your ass with a microscope he handled it. when bso was looking at you he handled it. i could go on and on. just as anyone could who witnessed the way rothstein took care of you. and now you turn on him. not smart you douchebag. go get your girlfriend some more coke and weed and have a party. its gonna be one of your last in this country you scumbag. rothstein is a fucking criminal. no doubt about it. condemn him for what he really did. dont make shit up to make yourself look like some solid citizen. we all know your story. butch up motherfucker. and tell your friend morse we know about him as well and how rothstein protected him no matter what bullshit morse pulled. we know he took millions of rothsteins ponzi money. and we know he spent hundreds of thousands of it on his mistresses. ask nurse margaret meldeau what little patty morse told her just months ago----- if it were not for rothstein the morse family would never have made it financially. pattys words exactly. cant wait to see patty and margaret and ted in front of the grand jury. i wonder if ted will show up with patty, lisa, maria, sabrina and others. he could have avoided it if he still had rothstein to protect his fat ass. is morse gonna pay for all their lawyers with ponzi cash. or is he gonna do the right thing and return the millions to all the people he helped rothstein steal it from. and if the feds call for his son teddy, how are they gonna explain all the text messages and emails on their phones to the same mistresses. and a note to the feds....get the pictures.....oooooofffffaaaaaa......its no secret that ted and teddy were both trying to screw maria hunt. i wonder if daddy knows his son was banging maria. better yet i wonder if her husband knows. or if erica morse knows. and which morse screwed sabrina, moes chica, first. and who kept all these secrets safe no matter what. everyone around them knows---they could always trust rothstein. he is a fucking crook but he took care of his real friends. any of you who believe rothstein actually took anything from morse needs to watch for the tax case and the grand jury testimony. its gonna be a wild ride. rothstein fucked alot of people. but none of his real friends. of course, now that they have all turned on him, i guess they are on their own. gonna make for one hell of a show. rothstein has a big mouth and one hell of a memory for people the fuck him. while he ain't telling the feds a thing my guess is that when he goes down he's gonna have alot to say to the media. hey ted....hey teddy....better start looking for divorce attorneys and new homes. hey moe....better start looking for a new country.