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Late-night update: Injunction against Deveron Gibbons withdrawn by girlfriend

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Word coming out of the Pinellas Courthouse is that Deveron Gibbons’ girlfriend Rita Wesley has successfully petitioned to have the temporary restraining order against Gibbons withdrawn.

Wesley’s actions now leave a lot of questions unanswered, such as did Deveron really try to run her she still pregnant…why did she decide to have the restraining order lifted?

As much as Deveron will suggest otherwise, the damage to his reputation is already done.  This incident certainly didn’t bolster his already fledgling public profile.

No, what’s really troubling is that, as any victim’s advocate can attest, the last chapter of this story has yet to be written and when it is, it will probably end with someone in jail, the hospital…or worse.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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