Fugitive complains about ‘most wanted’ post on Facebook: ‘I’m not armed and certainly not dangerous’
A New Hampshire fugitive took exception to the way he was described in a “most wanted” listing posted on a TV station’s Facebook page.
Nicholas Emond is wanted by federal authorities on a probation violation following his conviction for possession of a firearm by a felon.
Authorities said Emond should be considered “armed and dangerous” as a result of his prior weapons conviction, and WMUR posted his mugshot and press release issued by the U.S. Marshals on its website and social media page.
“I’m not armed and certainly not dangerous,” Emond posted in the post’s comments.
His Facebook account is listed under the name “Sin Demon” to complain that “the us government came in and tore my life apart for bs” and to thank his supporters.
“I am far from an angel but I am even further from the dangerous criminal they’ve made me out to be,” Emond posted.
He also complained that the media, which he described as “by far one of this countries (sic) biggest problems,” had distorted his record.
“(S)o what if I am the devil (I’m) not a threat,” Emond posted. “I’ve never harmed a single person that is all that should matter.”
The heavily tattooed Emond, who remained at large as of Friday morning, also chided other Facebook commenters who he felt had judged him based on his appearance.
“The last time I checked I didn’t need anyones (sic) approval to get the ink I have and its (sic) personal no one else’s choice but my own,” Emonds said. “(G)od bless america (sic).”