Skip to comments.ĎGuní Tattoo Mistakenly Brings Heavily Armed Police To Maine Manís Home
Posted on 03/19/2014 11:56:24 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) Police armed with assault rifles descended on a Maine mans home after members of a tree removal crew hed told to clear off his property reported that he had a gun.
Turns out the gun the tree crew had seen on Michael Smith of Norridgewock was just a life-sized tattoo of a handgun on his stomach.
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ummm so its now illegal to have a gun (or a gun shaped tattoo)
How did they see his stomach in the middle of winter?
There’s more to this story.
Something seriously wrong here.
The man was not threatening. There was no crime.
Obviously the establishment is trying to criminalize the legal posession of a gun by non-violent citizens.
(While deliberately leaving guns in the hands of hardened violent criminals)
Even if he DID have a gun, was he “brandishing” it? It was his property he was on.
From the NRA State Laws:
MAINE STATE CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISION
Every citizen has a right to keep and bear arms and this right shall never be questioned.
Article 1, Section 16.
It is unlawful to carry any firearm concealed about the person without having a concealed carrying permit. This includes carrying in an automobile glove compartment, or other area where the firearm is under the person’s control. It is not unlawful to carry a firearm openly.
Utility company sent tree crew to do some trim a tree.
Utility did not notify man or neighbors.
Man was sleeping and was awakened at 10am by tree crew.
Man comes out of house, shirtless, and confronts crew to get them to stop and leave so he can resume sleeping.
Wimpy little girly men on tree crew see what they believe to be a pistol in man's waistband. They call police who come with ARs deployed. No charges filed against man or tree crew.
My take is...so what if man DID have a pistol? Open carry is legal in Maine.
What a tattoo!
Better be careful. He could shoot himself in the... leg.
He’s lucky they didn’t shoot his dog.
“Police didnt charge him.”
Wow. The 2nd Amendment is safe with these guys around.
It all comes down to intimidation. That's what this lawless government wants to do do those of us that wish to remain free.
Nice. I like the ejected shell (just above the hammer).
ATF agents over the dead body: “We told him to drop it.”
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