Skip to comments.‘Gun’ Tattoo Mistakenly Brings Heavily Armed Police To Maine Man’s Home
Posted on 03/19/2014 6:00:42 AM PDT by mykroarEdited on 03/19/2014 6:06:06 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — Police armed with assault rifles descended on a Maine man’s home after members of a tree removal crew he’d told to clear off his property reported that he had a gun.
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LOL. From the recent past: Zayn Malik sparks outrage with gun tattoo
“Police didnt charge him.”
I swear that the tone of the article at that point shows that the ‘reporter’ was very disappointed at that particular outcome.
“Police armed with assault rifles...”
This caption, under an image of someone holding a Glock.
No wonder they always mistake one for another!
Now I could understand if they were coming out to frisk this lady for having a "weapon"!
Not a very smart tattoo --
Must be against the law to have a gun tucked in yer britches in Maine?
Another example of LEO over-reaction; or, an excuse to get some real world training in the assault techniques they’ve been learning...
Lucky the trigger happy Yahoos didn’t fill him with lead.
Can you guess where this train is going?
What's the point of having "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded" as the military if you never use it?
But is the dog okay?.........................
was it you? :)
Of course, the editor had a choice of featuring a picture of a gun, which people need to see to know what a gun looks like; or a picture of a tattoo, for those who have never seen a tattoo.
I’m somewhat surprised they didn’t put a picture of a “tramp stamp” tattoo on some young woman’s backside. But being a risk taker, the editor probably figures that those individuals who would be shocked and horrified by seeing a picture of a gun at breakfast, as is the sensibility of such cream puffs, will not have enough intestinal fortitude to cancel their subscriptions because of it.
At least it wasn’t a tattoo of a Pop-Tart.
This IS ridiculous but a couple questions come to mind:
1] How’d the crew see the “gun”? Its like 30deg in ME this time of year.
2] What made them call the cops on this guy? Could THEY not tell it was a tat?
3] The cops reaction to showing up armed is sorta understandable given that they were led to believe there was an actual gun involved.
In Maine? In March? This March? Forget about the gun tattoo...
There wasn’t one person with two working brain cells in that entire article.
Lady? Woman, perhaps. “Lady,” as in genteel female, may be a bit of an stretch.
I don't think I've ever seen a "smart" tattoo.
(Yes, I managed to get through my young and foolish years without ever getting a tattoo, getting killed on a motorcycle, or getting married to the wrong woman.).
Lady? Woman, perhaps. “Lady,” as in genteel female, may be a bit of a stretch.
(There. Fixed it.)
Not that I like tattoos, I don't but why not a gun tattoo on any part of his body he wants it?
My son has a gun tattoo on his shoulder. Of course he was in his 30s when he got it and dad had nothing to say about it, except to tell him what a dummy he was for having any tattoo.
So what if he did have a gun on his own property. So what if he had 100 guns on his own property.
It is not illegal to be armed and tell someone to leave your property, as long as you do not threaten them with the weapon (which would have been impossible in this case). Either the tree cutters lied, which the article does not mention, or the police received a report of a legal action and decided to raid the man's home anyway.
If the cops were lied to they are scum for not charging the tree cutters with a false police report. If they were not lied to they are scum for breaking into the man's home with guns.
THE MAN WAS NOT CHARGED?
Why were the police not charged for felonious assault with weapons? It is not against the law to possess a firearm on one’s own property. It is however against the law to violate someone’s rights and due process, while armed!
Felony, while armed.
Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg said that "assault weapons" are "weapons of war", and don't belong on the streets of America.
If that's true, why do the police need them? Who are the police at war with?
Why? Did they tell the cops that he was waving it around or something? The police had guns too. Should everyone have freaked out about that?
There's a couple of pictures at that link:
Officer Porkins, who has OBVIOUSLY been "eating out the substance" of the local Connecticut peasantry,
And, Officer Tacticool MaryMallNinja with his "assault weapon", 'cause he's AT WAR with American "insurgents", aka "the peasantry"...
It seems the police thought there was an actual gun involved so they came prepared for worst case.
Why did the tree cutters report there was a gun? Are they some level of stupid I can’t comprehend?
That’s why I am not slamming the cops on this one. They didn’t decide it was a gun tattoo and come running heavily armed anyway. They would not have known there was not a more dire situation happening until they got there.