Maybe on your way to commit a murder is not the best time to be speeding.
In Maine, state police stopped Timothy Courtois, 49, of Biddeford, Maine, for speeding on Sunday and found an AK-47 assault weapon, four handguns and several boxes of ammunition in his car. Police also discovered news clippings of the Colorado shooting.
The man told police he attended the Batman film in Saco, Maine, on Saturday with a loaded gun in his backpack and told authorities he was traveling to Derry, New Hampshire, to shoot a former employer.
Authorities found ammunition and other firearms, including a machine gun, at Courtois’ home. He has been charged with speeding and possessing a concealed weapon.
On any given day in the New York area, there are more than likely plane spotters out at one of our airports armed with a DSLR and a 400mm lens. Normally, these plane spotters get odd looks from the public, questioning from police (and even the the secret service in my case), and a general…
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