American Justice



  1. American Justice A Soldier’s Secret
    • Videos
      • YouTube
        • A gay private in the US army is bludgeoned to death by fellow soldiers
          Channel :- Anthony Dukes
          Published On :- 2017-Oct-30th
    • Participants
      • Barry Winchell
      • Calvin Glover
      • Justin Fisher
    • Story
      • Wikipedia
        • Murder of Barry Winchell – Wikipedia
      • Vanity Fair
        • Don’t Ask, Don’t Kill: Inside the Murder of Solider Barry Winchell ..
      • Time
        • “Why Do People Have To Push Me Like That?” – TIME
  2. Death of a Bride
    • Videos
      • YouTube
        • Channel :- Anthony Dukes
          Published On :- 2017-Oct-23rd
    • Participants
      • Gladys Ricart
      • Davis
      • Juan Ricart ( Brother )
      • James Preston ( Fiance )
      • Marie-Ann Liriano
      • Norma Rosario
      • Augustine Garcia
        • Augustine Garcia ( Ex Boyfriend )
        • Natisa Garcia ( Daughter )
  3. Laci & Scott Peterson
    • Videos
      • YouTube
        • Channel :- Uncle Abner
          Published On :- 2017-July-24th
    • Show Listing
      • IMDB
        Season 14, Episode 1
    • Participants
      • Laci Peterson
      • Scott Peterson
  4. Sara & Fred Tokas
    • Videos
      • YouTube
        • The Wife Who Knew Too Much
          Channel :- Ultimate Media TV
          Published On :- 2017-July-24th
    • Participants
      • Tokas
        • Sara Tokas
        • Fred Toksa
    • Stories
      • AJC
        • We survived, thanks to six amazing aunts and one strong grandfather
    •  Date:
      • Untimely :- Nov 29th, 1992
  5. George Lewis
    • Videos
      • YouTube
        • Video #1
          Channel :- Popular Videos American Justice
          Published On :- 2017-July-24th
    • Participants
      • George Lewis
      • Larry
  6. Marion “Mad Dog” Pruett
    • Profile
      • While in the government witness protection program in 1981, Marion “Mad Dog” Pruett goes on a crime spree across several states. AKA Sonny Pearson while in the witness protection program he committed a series of robberies and at least five murders that included his wife Pamela Sue Barker. American Justice looks this case and examines how many blamed the government for allowing this to happen while on their watch.
    • Listing
      • IMDB
        • Dealing with the Devil ( 2011 )
    • Videos
      • YouTube
        • Dealing with the Devil
          Channel :- Popular Videos American Justice
          Published On :- 2017-July-24th
    • Persons
      • Marion “Mad Dog” Pruett
      • Peggy Lo
  7. Bobby Kent
    • Videos
      • YouTube
        • Payback for a Bully – Video #1
          Published On :- 2015-Feb-22nd
  8. Doctor who killed wife
    • Videos
      • YouTube
        • Doctor who killed wife – Video #1
          Published On :- 2018-March-7th
  9. Ron Rudin
    • Profile
      • American Justice: Black Widow of Vegas (Ron Rudin murder) This is a story I shot for American Justice on A&E which tells the story of the trial and conviction of Margaret Rudin for the murder of her husband, Ron Rudin.
    •  Videos
      • YouTube
        • American Justice Ron Rudin
    • Participants
      • Rudin
        • Ron Rudin
        • Margaret Rudin
      • Dona Cantrell Robinson ( Margaret Rudin’s Sister )
      • Detective Phil Ramos
      • Defense Attorney
        • Michael Amador
        • Tom Pitaro
      • Jury
        • Ron Vest
      • Mike Fleeman
        • Author
          • If I die
    • Stories
      • Mike Amador
        • Rudin Update: Amador Was Writing Book During Trial



Death of a Bride

  1. In Dominican Republic
    • 1979
  2. Augustine Garcia
    • Met 1992
  3. James Preston
    • Fiancee



Sara & Fred Tokas

We survived, thanks to six amazing aunts and one strong grandfather

We survived, thanks to six amazing aunts and one strong grandfather

Mike Tokars was 4-years-old when his mother, Sara, was shot by a hit man in a 1992 murder case that ultimately led to his father, Fred Tokars. Mike Tokars and his brother, Rick, were raised in Bradenton, Fla. An aspiring journalist, Tokars is an intern for a magazine in New York. This is the first time he has spoken publicly about his mother’s murder.

It wasn’t the heavy and personal nature of this assignment that had me pacing and chain-smoking last Sunday; it was an unavoidable conversation with my brother. Rick and I had not spoken about her — to one another, alone — in 10 years.

I remember it went something like this:

Me: “Hey, it’s the 10th anniversary of Mom …”

Rick: “I know … Wanna go surf? Cold front brought a swell.”

Me: “Yeah.”

And we went surfing.

A decade earlier we were saying, “If Dad had been there [last night], he would’ve shot him.”

And talking about mom ended there.

I realize that this looks sad on paper, but the fact of the matter is, Rick and I don’t need to discuss our lives before Nov. 29, 1992. I know how Rick feels about it. And Rick knows how I feel about it. We remember. We were there. We’ve been thinking about it every day for 20 years, so there is no need to say it out loud.

But this is not to say that Sara Tokars has been absent from our lives during the last two decades; not at all, actually. I speak about my Mother frequently — to close friends who know what happened, and also to acquaintances who don’t.

I never get heavy on it outside of familial zones, and have grown into a habit of talking about her the way other people talk about their mothers who are alive; because it is not necessary to include the horrible detail. Once, I bragged to a cute hipster chick from Colorado that “my Mom went to college in Boulder, in the 70s.” I suppose I do this because — well, I suppose I do this because I wish I was someone with the option of talking about my Mom, as if she were alive.

I do, however, bring up the murder when talking with my aunts — the Ambrusko sisters — who, despite the immeasurable and ongoing sadness they’ve been forced to cope with, continue making extraordinary efforts to keep Sara alive for Rick and me. And I do feel her in all of them — in six separate ways that come from each sister’s similar but unique relationship with my Mom; but there is also an all-encompassing force which they share as a whole. Attempting to describe this internal reaction would be useless; but I have observed the spirit does not come from an individual source, but from all of their efforts combined.

It feels safe, and warm — like Mass on Christmas morning.

When I graduated from University of South Florida last year, not a single aunt missed the commencement. They brought all of the available uncles and cousins, from each corner of America, down to swampy Florida — the land of runaways and fresh-starts, where Rick and I grew up.

All six of the Ambrusko girls sat together, in place of their middle sister, Sara — who I’m told once made a heck of a cheerleader — and cheered for me, the fortunate orphan.

Later that night, at a beach bar near our home in Bradenton, the entire family gathered around a table, drinking and laughing and smiling together, watching me on stage, where I was playing guitar and singing with my band. At one point during our second set, while we were riffing on some instrumental number, I took the opportunity away from the microphone to get a good look at my family.

I lit a cigarette and let the rhythm section carry on for a bit; smiled back, and tipped my bottled-water their way for a subtle “cheers” to all of them, but especially to my aunts.

You might remember them from the extensive media coverage of the murder of Sara Tokars; but for the sake of clarity, and to give credit where it is due, I’m going to list them here:

The Ambrusko girls are: Theresie, Gretchen, Mary, Sara, Joni, Karen, and Krissy.

They are all wonderful and have gone above and beyond for Rick and me. In the wake of such a deranged adversity, we were — and are — very lucky to have them.

And in regard to my father: His name is Dr. John Ambrusko.

My grandfather always wanted boys, and ended up with two as an old man. He is the reason that Rick and I survived. It was through his example that we learned to be strong and composed, to work hard and to pray.


To work hard to pray…



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