Florida Man Arrested for Death Threats

By: Assocaited Press
By: Assocaited Press

Tallahassee, FL -- May 9. 2012 --

Florida man who reportedly threatened the governor and attorney general is in the Broward County Jail tonight.

53-year old Joshuah Enoch Mancinni was arrest on May 1st. Authorities say Mancinni made death threats against Broward County officials. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says Mancinni has also been in trouble in the past for making threats against Governor Rick Scott and other state officials.

“He has a history of threatening other state officials including Governor Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi,” said Plessinger.

FDLE still has an open investigation into the threats against Scott and Bondi, so they’re not releasing many details. They did say Mancinni’s handwriting matched the handwriting on past threatening letters.
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Tallahassee, FL (AP) - May 8. 2012 --

A Florida man with a history of threats against public officials is in jail after making death threats against Broward officials.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested 53-year-old Joshuah Enoch Mancinni on May 1 at his Miami Beach home.

An FDLE spokeswoman says Mancinni is being held in the Broward County jail on a $150,000 bond.

Mancinni was arrested after sending a letter to the Broward County Sheriff's Office threatening the sheriff and local judges. In the past he has threatened Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Jeb Bush.

An FDLE report sent to Scott's office mistakenly said he was arrested for threats against the governor.

Mancinni is charged with a second-degree felony, which is punishable by up to 15 years in prison.


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