Armed Trump supporter arrested at North Carolina poll site

Justin Dunn was legally carrying a firearm but loitered at the Charlotte site after voting Tuesday morning, which prompted a precinct official to call police

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In North Carolina, an armed man loitering at a polling site on Election Day has been arrested and charged with trespassing.

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Thirty-six-year-old Justin Dunn was legally carrying a firearm but loitered at the Charlotte site after voting Tuesday morning, which prompted a precinct official to call police over fears of voter intimidation. A precinct official accompanied by a police officer asked him to leave the site and banned him from the location.

Justin Dunn (Source: Mecklenburg County Jail)

Police say Dunn left the precinct but returned about two hours later. He was taken into custody and charged with second-degree trespassing.

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Publicly listed numbers for Dunn were disconnected when a reporter tried to reach him Tuesday.

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