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Philadelphia Cops Arrest Man For Uploading Youtube Video

• Photography Is Not a Crime

First, Philadelphia police ordered a man down at gunpoint because he was openly carrying a pistol, which is not against the law in the City of Brotherly Love as long as you have a concealed weapons permit, which Mark Fiorino did.

Then, after more than five minutes of berating and threatening Fiorino, they discovered was audio-recording the entire exchange, which also is legal.

However, they told him he was breaking the law for that as well.

After detaining him for 40 minutes, they discovered that he had not been breaking the law, so they let him go.


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Comment by Powell Gammill
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On a mild February afternoon, Fiorino, 25, decided to walk to an AutoZone on Frankford Avenue in Northeast Philly with the .40-caliber Glock he legally owns holstered in plain view on his left hip. His stroll ended when someone called out from behind: “Yo, Junior, what are you doing?”

Fiorino wheeled and saw Sgt. Michael Dougherty aiming a handgun at him.....

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