Lealman, Florida -- Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri is not messing around with a man wanted in connection with two execution-style murders and is offering up a substantial reward for information leading to his whereabouts and arrest.
Gualtieri held a press conference Thursday and announced he is offering $50,000 to anyone who can lead them to Jamaal Jenkins.
Jenkins, who has been labeled one of the most dangerous criminals police have come acrossin Pinellas County, is on the run and threatens to go down in the "blaze of glory" if confronted by police.
Jenkins is wanted in connection with the murder of his girlfriend Destynee Burkes at the La Quinta Inn on Jan. 7 and her other boyfriend, Tieyannie Hollis, a week later at the Mariners Pointe Apartments. Sources say Burkes had been dating both men at the same time.
Jenkins is believed to be traveling in a newer model teal, 4-door Toyota Camry. Billboards, donated by Clear Channel Communications, with info on Jenkins and his vehicle started going up this afternoon.
Deputies say they believe Jenkins is still in the area and is considered an extreme threat to public safety. He has also recently made threats to harm his acquaintances.
Should anyone see or come in contact with Jenkins, they are encouraged not to approach him but to contact the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office 727-582-6200, St. Petersburg Police Department 727-893-7780 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a Crime Stoppers reward of up to $1,000, please contact Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).