Brownsville's Larrie Lovett II: A Religious Nut Who Should Burn in Hell
Miami's kids won a pyrrhic victory yesterday.
Larrie Lovett II pleaded guilty and was sentenced to ten years of probation for stealing more than $70,000 from the Children's Trust -- a teen anti-violence program -- and other charities.
He spent the money he stole from those children on his Pembroke Pines home, his Lexus, and a vacation in Orlando.
Lovett II was chairman and director of the Brownsville Community Development Corporation Inc.
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His Facebook page includes numerous quotes from the Bible and posts exhorting followers at the Antioch Baptist Church, where he preached, to "keep praying. Our God is mighty."
Also: "Those who know God but don't know God will come to know God because they know you."
The Antioch Church also has a Facebook page, which shows the decent people Lovett fooled and is filled with Bible quotes as well. "Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans 12:21."
Lovett stole the money by submitting false invoices to the Children's Trust, which is funded largely by Miami-Dade taxpayers. The probation-only sentence was really a loss for prosecutors. This guy deserves far worse.
Will Lovett reform? Not if his Facebook page is any indication. A July 27 post read, "He that provides strength to the weak is restoring me daily. Devil it's back on!"
Guess you lost to the Devil, huh, Larrie?
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