Ga. man forces son, 7, to smoke pot at gunpoint, cops say

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SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. — Sheriff’s deputies say a McDonough, Ga., man is accused of hitting his wife and forcing a 7-year-old boy to smoke pot at gunpoint.

The Northwest Daily News reports 26-year-old Justin Blake Mitchell is being held at the Walton County Jail without bond since the July 12 incident.

According to arrest reports, Mitchell pointed a gun at the child and threatened to shoot him if he didn’t smoke marijuana. Authorities say he pointed the gun at his wife’s head and threatened to kill her. He’s also accused of robbing his wife of cash and personal property.

In addition, deputies say Mitchell is also accused of stealing a man’s debit card and robbing another woman of personal property.

He faces multiple charges. No attorney was listed on jail records.

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Farmboy
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Farmboy 07/30/12 - 09:28 am
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He needs to be punished horribly.

People that hurt people this way, especially small children, deserve everything they get. There is no excuse whatsoever in this kind of abuse, or any other abuse for that matter. Please, please, please protect yourself and your children from abuse. Children are fragile and need love and support. I wish they would leave me in a room with that guy for 10 minutes. I'll let you draw your own conclusion as to what would happen if they did.

stillamazed
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stillamazed 07/30/12 - 09:20 am
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On a Roll!!!!!

We can add another idiot to the mix today.......where do these people come from?

happychimer
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happychimer 07/30/12 - 09:42 am
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amazed they are everywhere.

amazed they are everywhere.

laro247
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laro247 07/30/12 - 10:19 am
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call me crazy

Call me crazy but that sounds like enough eratic behavior to be deemed legally nuts. Lock him up forever, but no, we'll supposedly rehabilitate him and put back on the streets so he can finish the job next time and kill an innocent person.

DMPerryJr
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DMPerryJr 07/30/12 - 10:43 am
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This is awful

as an adult survivor of some of the most awful parental abuse/neglect, stories like this hit me right in the heart.

The child may never, ever get over the crime perpetrated against him by his own flesh and blood. The man is, in my eyes, the equivalent of a murderer; he killed something in that child by his actions; he stole innocence.

Folks, keep your eyes out for child abusers. Oftentimes, they are right in front of you, but because many tend to be masterful manipulators, you may not notice them. Many of them are well-to-do, live in nice communities, attend church, are never vulgar or "common" in social situations and may even seem like compassionate and loving people. But inside of their homes, they may be abusing everyone from the spouse to the kids and even the pets. Child abuse knows no socioeconomic boundaries.

Oh...this guy should get the death penalty for his actions.

boomhauer
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boomhauer 07/30/12 - 11:32 am
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Just when I thought people
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Just when I thought people couldn't get any dumber someone has to prove me wrong!

I hope the kid and his mother will be alright!

onlysane1left
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onlysane1left 07/30/12 - 01:39 pm
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Where is his picture?

Why is there a picture of Ms. Felicia Brown, who left her kids home alone in the lovely orange suit, yet no pictures of Mr. Justin Mitchell who made his child smoke marijuana?

stillamazed
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stillamazed 07/30/12 - 02:44 pm
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Only sane on left

Ms. Brown was arrested locally, that is probably why they have a mug of her and not the other guy, he was arrested in Floridaand the story came from the Associated Press and not the Chronicle, but I agree we all need to see what he looks like also.

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 07/30/12 - 10:56 pm
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Is it just the consequences

Is it just the consequences of drug users or is the world doubling up on anti-social behavioral disorders? Either way, prison can't fix them.

onlysane1left
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onlysane1left 07/31/12 - 06:51 am
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Still Amazed

The story is in other online newspapers, and YES, his picture is listed:

Tampa: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/crime/sfl-mitchell72011,0,6855000...

New York City: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/gunman-forces-7-year-old-smoke-...

The UK (England):http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/gunman-forces-7-year-old-smoke-marijuana-crime-spree-article-1.1124995

I'm just saying. Tampa, I understand, since, yes, it was Florida, but NY and the UK having pictures also, makes your theory unbelieveable. So, since distance is not the case, why is it?

blakkone
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blakkone 07/31/12 - 07:51 am
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onlysane1left...

Are you really comparing New York daily news and the UK to the Augusta Comicle and wondering why their articles are more current and informative? Really?!?!

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