Occupy Seattle's superhero arrested

Occupy Seattle's superhero arrested

Seattle : WA : USA | Oct 11, 2011 at 1:43 PM PDT
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Phoenix Jones

Not every city has their very own full fledged super hero movement--but then again, Seattle is not like every city. We are responsible for some pretty interesting folks coming out of Space Needle country.

We are the Great Northwest--God's country people call it. The Emerald City is adorned with majestic mountains, deep blue seas, the lush green Olympic Forest and the Rain City Superhero Movement ready to save the day in all their glory.

Speaking of glory, one of Seattle's most famous super heroes, Phoenix Jones was ready to do just that at the Occupy Seattle march. He was was all decked out complete with his black and gold costume, mask, a bullet-proof vest and pepper spray.

The problem is, there's a bit of a controversy whether Jones really saved the day or not. Police cuffed him after saying he was assaulting people with his pepper spray.

Jones argues he was, da dah da dah--attempting to save the day with his super pepper spray in an effort to break up a fight.

But Seattle police countered with, "In this particular case, he perceived that this group was fighting and when we contacted them, they said they weren't fighting," said Det. Mark Jamieson, a Seattle Police Department public information officer. "Unfortunately, he used force. He committed a crime, an assault against these individuals. That's against the law.

So, what do you think?

Should a superhero be charged with a crime when he honestly thinks he was foiling what appeared to be a fight?

Is Seattle's superhero, Phoenix Jones, above the law?

Video: Phoenix Jones arrested

Additional information about the superhero in the Bleacher report: MMA: Brother of Strikeforce Fighter Gets Arrested for Being a Superhero

Source: Citizen Superhero 'Phoenix Jones' Arrested in Seattle

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