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'Superhero' Phoenix Jones arrested


Posted on Wednesday, 12 October, 2011 | Comment icon 51 comments | News tip by: aNoNymOus XO


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The self-proclaimed superhero was picked up by police after assaulting several people with pepper spray.

Jones hit headlines earlier this year due to his mask-wearing, crime fighting vigilante activities on the streets of Seattle. "Just because he's dressed up in costume, it doesn't mean he's in special consideration or above the law. You can't go around pepper spraying people because you think they are fighting," said a police spokesman.

"Police officers arrested the 23-year-old man who calls himself Phoenix Jones early Sunday after he was accused of assaulting several people with pepper spray."

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Comment icon #42 Posted by odds022 on 20 October, 2011, 10:56
I can see why he wore the mask, that is one crazy flat top he is rocking, lol.
Comment icon #43 Posted by Space_Man_Spiff on 20 October, 2011, 11:20
its as if he is the only superhero/ superhero vigilante. take a look at the
Comment icon #44 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 20 October, 2011, 13:40
My taxes pay for the law inforcement to fight crime on my behalf. Although, it seems more like a donut fund. Oh well.
Comment icon #45 Posted by DigitalDreamer on 20 October, 2011, 14:36
It seems like the people deserved getting shot with the substance
Comment icon #46 Posted by Seeker79 on 21 October, 2011, 14:39
Reminds me of kickass. I hope there is some body armor under that suit. He would be a great guest on Jerry!!!!!!
Comment icon #47 Posted by Guest on 22 October, 2011, 15:21
STAGED!
Comment icon #48 Posted by MissMelsWell on 22 October, 2011, 18:49
Uh no, its not. LOL. Phoenix Jones is something of an icon, and I know the person who filmed the video. Not staged.
Comment icon #49 Posted by Jerry Only on 22 October, 2011, 18:58
Superheroes have been popping up around the U.S. lately. All those kids that grew up on comic books now wanting to make it a reality. Crazy world. They have their own website: I can understand being a Guardian Angel, but do they have to wear the ridiculous rubber suits? You have to draw a line somewhere between fantasy and reality.
Comment icon #50 Posted by MissMelsWell on 22 October, 2011, 19:07
Except Phoenix Jone's suit isn't rubber.... it's bullet proof; body armor from head to toe. But well, yes, still somewhat ridiculous. I've never been able to decide if I support this loon or not. Last week, all charges were dropped against him. I hear he's already back on the streets fighting crime in his goofball way.


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