Jimmie Gardner, the 57-year-old brother-in-law of former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, was arrested Friday after he allegedly attacked a 16-year-old for refusing to have sex.
Gardner, who works as a motivational speaker and emotional intelligence trainer for people formerly incarcerated, is married to Stacey Abrams’ sister.
Leslie Abrams Gardner is a Georgia Federal Judge appointed by Barack Obama.
“Gardner was arrested on charges including human trafficking, lewd and lascivious touching of certain minors, and battery, according to police,” FOX 13 Tampa Bay reports.
Stacey Abrams’ sister that this guy is married to? Leslie Abrams Gardner, who is a federal judge that was appointed by Barack Obama and was on Joe Biden’s shortlist of nominees for the Supreme Court. https://t.co/XcldvTk09w
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) November 17, 2023
FOX 13 Tampa Bay reports:
Around 1:43 a.m., TPD says Gardener invited the victim to his room at Renaissance Hotel at International Plaza, and she accepted the invitation.
The victim told police she initially agreed to take money in exchange for sex acts but later told Gardner that she no longer wanted to…
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