‘Gun’ Tattoo Mistakenly Brings Heavily Armed Police To Maine Man’s Home

 

 

 

” Michael Smith went outside shirtless after being awakened Tuesday morning, yelling at tree removal workers to get off his property. The workers thought they saw a gun in his waistband and called police..

  Smith, who had gone back to bed, was awakened again minutes later – this time by Maine State Police at his front door, backed up by a group of troopers with assault rifles in his driveway. They were asking him via a megaphone to come out of his house.”

 

 

 

 

” Smith did have a gun. It was tattooed on his stomach. No charges will be filed against Smith. Several police standoffs with armed men have occurred in central Maine in recent years, some of them deadly.”

 

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