Justin Blake Mitchell, 26, was in the middle of robbing a woman at gunpoint at her home on Santana Drive in Santa Rose Beach, Florida when he turned his attention to her 7-year-old who was forced to smoke marijuana at gunpoint.
The entire scene was bizarre as Mitchell, a drug addict, had been on a crime spree. This unlucky mother and son were in the wrong place at the wrong time.
It has been locally reported that the 7-year-old boy told police that Mitchell threatened to shoot him if he didn’t smoke the marijuana.
Mitchell is currently charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, two counts of felony larceny, two counts of misdemeanor larceny, aggravated battery using a deadly weapon, three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, child abuse and grand theft of a firearm. If convicted of all charges and sentenced to the maximum penalty Justin Blake Mitchell is looking at spending the rest of his life in prison.
Presently Mitchell is being held in Walton County Jail with no hope of bond.