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Niviane Petit Phelps biography: 13 things about Miami Gardens, Florida nurse


Niviane Petit Phelps is an African-American woman from Miami Gardens, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. She previously lived in Georgia, USA, particularly in Marietta, Atlanta and Duluth.

Phelps worked as a nurse. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. In 2001, her employment at Jackson Health System started. She worked as a licensed practical nurse at the Ambulatory Care Center West at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. (a)
  2. She is a mother of three. Her husband Joseph J. Phelps is incarcerated at the Wakulla Correctional Institution in Crawfordville, Wakulla County, Florida. He was convicted of a 1996 armed robbery and murder of Louinas Lucas, a grocery store owner in Miami, Florida. (a)(b)
  3. She believes that if 45th U.S. president Donald Trump were reelected on November 3, 2020, he would have been able to get her husband out of jail. Her family votes Democrat, according to her mother Herodia Petit. (c)
  4. She does not believe that Kamala Harris is actually black. For her, Harris disrespectfully put her hand on her clutch purse instead of the Bible during her inauguration as the 49th U.S. vice president on January 20 2021. (a)(c)
  5. In February 2021, she recorded five videos in her home in Miami Gardens and used the computer application JPay to send the videos to her husband in jail. On February 13, 2021, she said in a video sent to her husband, “Kamala Harris, you are going to die. Your days are numbered already. Someone paid me $53,000 just to f*** you up and I’m gonna take the, I’m gonna do the job, okay?” On February 14, 2021, she said in a video sent to her husband, “If I see you in the street, I’m gonna kill your ass, Kamala Harris.” In another video recorded that day, she said, “I’m going to the gun range, just for your ass, until you f—-n’ leave the chair.” (b)(c)(d)
  6. On February 18, 2021, she said in a video sent to her husband, “And f—-n’ Kamala Harris, I swear to God, today is your day. You’re gonna die 50 days from today. Mark this down, stupid bitch. Kamala f—-n’ Harris vice president, you gonna f—-n’ die 50 days from today. I swear to f—-n’ God! Your day is…” (b)(c)(d)
  7. On February 20, 2021, she took a photo of herself holding a pistol next to a target containing bullet holes and another photo of her son holding a pistol and a target. She sent the photos to her husband. (b)(c)(d)
  8. On February 22, 2021, she applied for a concealed weapons permit. (b)(c)(d)
  9. On March 3, 2021, she let two U.S. Secret Service agents and Miami-Dade Police Department detectives inside her house in Miami Gardens and told them she did not have a gun but was planning to get one. She refused to speak with them after one of the agents read her her Miranda rights. (b)
  10. On April 15, 2021, a federal magistrate judge detained her at the Federal Detention Center in Miami. Represented by Scott Saul, she was charged with making threats against the vice president. (b)
  11. She was 39 years old when she was arrested on April 15, 2021. After her arrest, Jackson Memorial Medical Center suspended her without pay and eventually fired her. (b)
  12. On September 10, 2021, she pleaded guilty in federal court for threatening to kill Harris. Her defense attorney Scott Saul said she “has led an honorable life until this incident.” (e)(f)
  13. She is scheduled for sentencing at 2:00 p.m. on November 19, 2021 before United States District Judge Jose E. Martinez. She faces a possible maximum sentence of five years in prison. (e)(f)


(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)


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