Jerry Mondesire’s Daughter Deemed Incompetent, Told To Stay Off Twitter

Is she getting special treatment because of her dad?

Less than two weeks after she was arrested for allegedly threatening Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Minehart on Twitter, Jennifer Mondesire, the daughter of suspended Philadelphia NAACP leader Jerry Mondesire, has been released on bail.

jerry-mondesire-daughter-arrested-threatening-judgeAccording to court records, Mondesire, 35, was deemed incompetent after a mental health evaluation, and Judge Marsha Neifield reduced her bail. She has been ordered to comply with in-patient treatment and to stay off all social media.

Mondesire’s Twitter feed, since deleted, contained several messages mentioning Minehart, including at least one direct threat on his life. When reached in his chambers after the arrest, Minehart, who presided over the Kermit Gosnell trial, told us that he didn’t even know what Twitter was and said he had no idea why Mondesire would target him.

Unusually, the Philadelphia Police Department directed all calls about Mondesire to Tasha Jamerson, spokesperson for District Attorney Seth Williams. Normally after an arrest, police release basic details about the defendant and the charges against them — including when mental health issues are involved — but police refused to do so in this case.

Also unusual, police have not released a mugshot of Mondesire and haven’t been able to offer an explanation as to why. [UPDATE: Police now say that Mondesire was never photographed, even though she was in custody for more than a week.]

Mondesire’s next court date is July 9th. She faces charges of harassment, terroristic threats and marijuana possession. Judge Neifield has sealed the case.

Meanwhile, reports have surfaced that Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been reviewing a 2009 probe of Jerry Mondesire’s finances. And AxisPhilly has been asking a lot of questions about Next Generation Community Development Corporation, the non-profit he created in 1999.

Jerry Mondesire has not responded to requests for comment, and Jennifer Mondesire was unable to be reached.

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  • Donald Sterling

    Perhaps the same judge can make a similar ruling about Vic Fiorillo!!!

  • PPABootsquadVinnie

    And yet Jerome/Jerry/J. Wyatt Mondesire was a fixture on that Sunday morning Channel 6 news show, pontificating away. Didja ever notice he would Never release figures on his NAACP [do they Still say ‘colored people’?] membership? Does anyone know a member of the Phila NAACP? Do they let Anyone on that ‘news’ show?
    Does anyone watch?

  • nickifranchise

    Glad she may get help …no one deserves to operate in life oblivious of the wave of mental health assistance available out there…i hope the powers that be allow you to rebuild yourself and walk again ..whole.