Man arrested after threatening to shoot 'everyone' at Black Lives Matter protests: Sheriff
A 22-year-old man from Nokomis, Florida, has deposited $ 200,000 bail after being accused of posting several threatening videos on his social media accounts, all with the aim of being at Black Lives Shoot Matter rally.
Quintin Adkins was arrested by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office on Thursday after Detectives received an anonymous tip on his Instagram and Snapchat posts on June 11.
Police said Adkins had made several videos swinging, loading and firing multiple weapons, including at least three assault rifles, while threatening to shoot all of the demonstrators at a Black Lives Matter event.
PHOTO :: Quintin Adkins, 22, accused of threatening "to kill everyone" in a protest against Black Lives Matter. Adkins posted the threats on his social media and was arrested by the Sarasota police. (Sarasota County Sheriff's Office)
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Adkins, an electrician, has been detained and charged with written death threats - an amended law after the 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gunfire in Parkland.
PHOTO: Protesters hold signs and sing as they protest the police brutality at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami on May 30, 2020 in response to George Floyd's recent death. (Adam Delgiudice / AFP / Getty Images)
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"As part of Florida Senate Bill 7026, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's Public Security Act extended the law to include threats of 'mass shootings or acts of terrorism.' could, "the police said in a press release.
PHOTO: Protesters kneel under heavy rain during a protest against police brutality and the recent death of George Floyd in Sunrise, Florida on June 2, 2020. (Eva Marie Uzcategui / AFP via Getty Images)
Adkins deposited a $ 200,000 bond on Friday and is on trial on July 19, according to online records. Lawyer information was not available.
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