reported that on the day of the election (November 3, local time), an armed man wearing a Trump hat for illegal intrusion into a polling station in North Carolina And was arrested by the police.
The man was named Justin Dunn.
He was wearing a camouflage uniform, a Trump-supporting hat, and a semi-automatic pistol on his waist.
According to a statement posted on Twitter by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
Dunn “continued to wander around the polling place” after voting at a polling station in Mecklenburg, and was “legal”
Bring guns that are not hidden”.
The police stated that they received a report at 10:30 am Eastern Time on the 3rd regarding “Dunne’s alleged intimidation of other voters.”
Then they rushed to ask Dunn to leave here and forbid him to come back again.
However, two hours later, the police received another call saying that Dunn had returned to the polling place.
So the police arrived and arrested
Dunn, accusing him of second-degree trespass.
Witnesses said that 36-year-old Dunn wandered outside the polling place and interrupted the Democratic Party’s press conference, which made voters feel uneasy.
The “Charlotte Observer” reported that Dunn had been interviewed by the newspaper’s reporter before his arrest, saying that that morning he was verbally attacked by some people wearing “black life is also life” T-shirts.
He originally wanted to He left the polling place as required, but due to onlookers’ harassment and “police threats”, he decided to return again.
During the conversation, Dunn also said that he was worried about his life “because there are many people who support Trump like me.” Soon after the conversation, five police officers took Dunn away.
The report also said that North Carolina is one of the swing states. Except for some polling places in the state where guns are prohibited, such as churches and schools, all other polling places are allowed to carry guns.
The state’s laws also allow voting officials to “maintain peace and good order” during the voting process, including preventing “improper acts and attempts to hinder, intimidate, or interfere with anyone during registration or voting.”