Man Assaults Stormtrooper and Ghostbuster
May the force be with you. Some local weird news!
A Westbrook man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly assaulting a man dressed as a Stormtrooper and another dressed as a Ghostbuster. 31 year-old Adam Barnes had to be Tasered by police after he was drunk, (at 2:30 in the afternoon) challenging and threatening police.
A Portland comic book store was celebrating Free Comic Book Day with employees and patrons dressing up in character. One man dressed as a Stormtrooper was outside the store drumming up business when Barnes allegedly put him in a choke hold. He then allegedly punched the man dressed as a Ghostbuster.
Police were called and found Banres about a block away. He’s charged with two counts of assault, disorderly conduct and five counts of criminal threatening.