Residents of Mexico Beach are picking up the pieces by helping each other out, but now, some South Floridians have come to help the First Baptist Church of Mexico Beach assist their community.
Deputies reportedly received the call just before 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon.
The Cohen Law Group held a free legal advice clinic at the Shrimp Boat Restaurant in Saint Andrews.
“It’s not so much what I have seen but what I haven’t seen,” said Dave Freeman, 74, a volunteer and retired school superintendent. “There’s not much that’s recognizable.”
The border city welcomed Haitian refugees two years ago, but the latest migrant caravan is unpopular with the mayor and some residents.
"It will return schools to a time where rape, assault and harassment were swept under the rug," said an advocacy group for sexual assault survivors.
"There’s no social script for any of these scenarios," said the founder of a support group for donor-conceived children.
Dana Lawrence built a life of lies in order to defraud unsuspecting victims, including a pilot, a rabbi and a boyfriend’s mother, authorities say.