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'Batman' arrested for obstructing police


Posted on Thursday, 4 October, 2012 | Comment icon 28 comments


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A man dressed as Batman was arrested after refusing to leave a crime scene during an investigation.

Mark Wayne Williams decided to take it upon himself to fulfill the role of the Caped Crusader a little too literally when he turned up at a crime scene in Michigan over the weekend in full costume. Officers had been using sniffer dogs to track down a suspect in the area and weren't too appreciative when Williams aka Batman refused to leave. "He wouldn’t clear the scene, and we had a canine out there and he kept screwing up the scent," said Sgt. Jeff Gorno. "He said he wanted to help us look for the driver."

Williams was eventually picked up for obstructing a police investigation and resisting arrest. It wasn't the first time 'Batman' had been in trouble with the law either, in a previous incident he was sentenced to six months probation and banned from wearing costumes after being found on top of a building wielding a baton.

"Batman usually stands for upholding justice and the law, at least by his own lights."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #19 Posted by paperdyer on 5 October, 2012, 17:29
Maybe Batman thought the Police had Ace - the Bathound. Holy Mix-ups Batman!
Comment icon #20 Posted by Sundew on 5 October, 2012, 21:03
Gee and I thought Com. Gordon had called off the bloodhounds......
Comment icon #21 Posted by coldethyl on 6 October, 2012, 20:41
When you have the batsignal tattooed on the back of your eyelids, what do you expect?
Comment icon #22 Posted by SpiritWriter on 6 October, 2012, 21:06
This topic gets vote for #1!
Comment icon #23 Posted by HawkLord on 7 October, 2012, 8:39
HAha It so sad that some people cant tell the difference between reality and fantasy these days as I was just telling my butler Alfred only the other day...
Comment icon #24 Posted by Lilly on 7 October, 2012, 9:46
All I can think of is this:
Comment icon #25 Posted by Princess Serenity on 7 October, 2012, 22:06
This is what happens when mothers let their 30 year old sons out of the basement.....LOL LOL Omg. XDDD
Comment icon #26 Posted by Robert1 on 10 October, 2012, 21:34
Maybe some time in jail will cure him of his comic book fixation.
Comment icon #27 Posted by Junior Chubb on 10 October, 2012, 21:52
Maybe some time in jail will cure him of his comic book fixation. A month or two with nothing to do but read comics? Uh oh!! He would come out worse...
Comment icon #28 Posted by Godiva_Chocolate on 11 October, 2012, 10:53
when will the joker pop up ? I damn wana see that. LMAO


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