A Florida man says he will no longer carry a loaded gun in his car after a disturbing incident at his Port St. Lucie home. Someone apparently wanted to teach him a lesson in gun safety.Mike Maisonnueve told local police that his gun, bullets and a knife were stolen from his unlocked vehicle parked in his driveway. After realizing his car had been broken into, he started making his way back into his house when he noticed a bag next to the front door, with words scribbled on either side.One message read: “LOADED GUN unlocked car = STUPID!!”On the other side: “LOTS of children in the area.”Inside the bag were Maisonneuve’s gun and knife, but missing were the bullets.”I learned a lesson, a valid lesson” Maisonneuve told WBPF. “I should not carry a loaded firearm in my car. My mind’s been other places the last week or so. I thought I locked my car. Apparently I didn’t,” he added.
Isn't it typical of Florida that the criminal in this case is the one who took the gun and returned it? The dangerous and irresponsible gun owner gets a pass.While the person who pulled the stunt may have gotten his or her point across, police are currently looking for the suspect who removed and gun, ammunition and knife from the vehicle. The suspect could face charges of armed burglary.
It's situations like this that ensure Florida's continued possession of The Crown.
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