Michigan Open Carrier Defeats Criminal Prosecution, Now Aims To Win Civil Case For Improper Arrest
By Bob Owens
When a police officer driving the opposite direction at night does a 180-degree turn and arrests a man for having a “concealed weapon,” any reasonable person is forced to ask, “if was ‘concealed,’ how could you see it in the dark driving by in the first place?”
A Michigan judge apparently had the same thought, and acquitted open carrier John David McMorris in a directed verdict:
A man who claimed he was wrongfully arrested while legally open-carrying his pistol has been acquitted of a felony gun charge that stemmed from a Christmas Eve police stop in Flint Township.
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Via:: Bearing Arms