Archetypes and Avengers on Avenue B

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His name is Algie. It’s unusual. I’ve just read of the 1958 murder of Algie Nevels. Stagga Lee’s been hangin’ ’round Avenue B most of this past century.

The 1950 State Beverage agents descend on Avenue B. Algie Nevels must have heard the noise and stopped by to look and stayed awhile.

“One of the most notorious figures in Jacksonville’s police and underworld history,” murdered 70 years ago, involves himself in a 2018 Avenue B shootout. 

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