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Man with BB gun arrested
near Obama´s motorcade

New York Post, by David K. Li

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Posted By:JoniTx, 4/9/2013 1:56:47 PM

A homeless man, oblivious to President Obama’s passing motorcade, took BB gun practice in the nearby woods and refused to drop his weapon when confronted by Connecticut cops, officials said today. Obama was speaking yesterday at the University of Hartford when police, stationed along the president’s route to Bradley International Airport, heard noises coming from a nearby wooded area around 5:50 p.m., said Bloomfield police Capt. Stephen Hajdasz. A detective from the neighboring town of Simsbury ordered the man — identified as 27-year-old Joseph Stravinskas — to drop what appeared to be a rifle, according to Hajdasz.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rotten In Denmark, 4/9/2013 2:06:09 PM     (No. 9267122)

Prolly hunting wabbit since he lost his job in the bammy no-economy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pineledger, 4/9/2013 2:09:27 PM     (No. 9267131)

And we have what appears to be a democracy?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: just another nerd, 4/9/2013 2:19:53 PM     (No. 9267150)

What was the crime again?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: markinalpine, 4/9/2013 2:24:40 PM     (No. 9267162)

But he could have put someone´s eye out!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 4/9/2013 2:27:14 PM     (No. 9267165)

I would say Obama`s motorcade was near the homeless man instead of the other way around...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: miceal, 4/9/2013 3:13:04 PM     (No. 9267244)

I smell a law suit and nice payday if Mr. Hajdasz can find the right lawyer or the right lawyer finds him.....

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Reply 7 - Posted by: fourpmfox, 4/9/2013 6:46:20 PM     (No. 9267564)

Birdshot in Mammy O´Bammy´s derriere?
Quelle horreur!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 4Justice, 4/9/2013 8:46:17 PM     (No. 9267713)

You mean Mr. Stravinskas... The other difficult-to-pronounce named guy was the policeman.

He probably was at least a half mile away and didn´t even know that the President was anywhere nearby. But they came swooping down from all corners because some guy is in the woods with a BB gun. Maybe he just likes shooting BBs at trees. Geez!

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