Joseph sends us a link to the Kingman Daily Miner about Vincent Nicholas Demarco who mounted his motorcycle and used his innate phony US Marshall detective skills to track down the women he thought stole his dog. When they attempted to flee the scene, he did what every US Marshall would do in a stolen dog investigation – he opened fire on them;
According to Mohave County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Trish Carter, Demarco told deputies someone stole his dog over the weekend and he thought people living in a home in the 1700 block of Devlin Avenue took the animal.
He saw four women with a puppy in front of the home and asked one of the women about the animal. She reportedly assured him the dog was hers.
The women began to walk away when Demarco yelled at them to “halt,” and identified himself as a marshal before pulling one of his guns, according to Carter.
The women got into a vehicle and left in a hurry. Demarco, said Carter, fired two rounds at the vehicle as the women drove away. A neighbor and her 2-year-old son were in her front yard at the time.
Nobody was injured.
Demarco is already facing charges for pointing a handgun at two pedestrians while he was riding his motorcycle, so I’m pretty sure he’s gone through background checks and faithfully abides by all of the gun laws of Arizona. Or maybe not.