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.

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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  • by Sabrina Location: Florida on May 26, 2012 at 05:55 PM
    According to the other news reports, he settled a court case for $600,000, decided he didn't like the settlement amount and then decided to threaten the judge and attorneys. There is no indication the judge or the attorneys threatened him. Minty I agree that he needs to be locked up or deported. A mental facility would be pointless because he would just get out in 30 days and continue to attempt to harm people.
  • by custer Location: crawfordville on May 10, 2012 at 05:23 AM
    who did this guy think he was? everyone knows the only people with the rights to ruin your life steal your possessions and lock you up for whatever they want is the judges and roided out cops. They are the only ones who can threaten you with harm and lie blatantly to your face and get away with it, police are nothng more than minions of satan, anyone who says otherwise is clearly delusional.
  • by in your face Location: usa on May 9, 2012 at 04:46 PM
    yea they don't like being challenged.
  • by minty Location: nfla on May 9, 2012 at 09:52 AM
    Who cares what political affiliation he is! This is just the kind of person that makes you wonder, if we read about him 10 years from now, will it because he succeded in killing a (any) political figure? Who cares about what he thinks he stands for! He needs to be under heavy supervision...prison, jail, mental facility, whatever. But he will be end up free to continue his ranting.
  • by Taylor Location: here on May 9, 2012 at 08:28 AM
    So, I guess this means that the FDLE will also be presenting a case against the black panthers and making some arrest for the murder threats against Zimmerman???? This would also involve other charges as monetary devices are promised for killings.
  • by Anonymous on May 9, 2012 at 08:00 AM
    As of 17:00 ET, May 8, the US borrows for 10 years at 1.84%. Total US national debt on 5/7/12 = $15.676 trillion. On 1/20/09 = $10.627 trillion. On 1/20/01 = $5.728 trillion. Increase in total national debt during Obama's administration = $5.049 trillion. During George W. Bush's administration = $4.899 trillion. Source for debt info = treasurydirect.gov. Greece borrows for 10 years at 23.53%%, Portugal at 11.35%, Spain at 5.84%, Italy at 5.63%. The 4 countries just named do not each have their own individual national currency, but rather all use the euro. Greece had an election over the weekend, and since then the cost of the government borrowing for 10 years has risen, 2.79%, i.e., almost a full per cent more than the US pays to borrow for 10 years.
  • by Wilhem Location: Tallahassee on May 9, 2012 at 06:44 AM
    You are wrong, he is a Republican.
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      by Anonymous on May 9, 2012 at 07:57 AM in reply to Wilhem
      Liberalism is a mental ilnness. So extravagant are the patterns of thinking, emoting, behaving and relating that characterize the liberal mind that its relentless protests and demands become understandable only as disorders of the psyche. The Liberal Mind reveals the madness of the modern liberal for what it is: a massive transference neurosis acted out in the world's political arenas, with devastating effects on the institutions of liberty.
      • reply
        by Emily on May 9, 2012 at 09:39 AM in reply to
        Original thought is so much better than quoting from Anthony Weiner.
        • reply
          by Anthony Weiner on May 9, 2012 at 12:04 PM in reply to Emily
          Maybe. Maybe not.
  • by another Location: tally on May 9, 2012 at 04:54 AM
    Just another Obama supporter, trash.
  • by Emily Location: Gadsden on May 9, 2012 at 04:21 AM
    Right wing loonies don't threaten Governor Scott.
  • by Wrong on May 9, 2012 at 03:46 AM
    It's mental illness people, not politics.
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