'Joker' arrested after pointing gun at passing vehicles, police say
Lawrence Sullivan says he can't afford concealed weapons permit, police say
MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County man whose green hair and face tattoos resemble the look of Batman's nemesis the Joker was arrested Tuesday after pointing a gun at passing vehicles, police said.
Lawrence Sullivan, 29, faces a charge of carrying a concealed weapon without a permit.
According to a Miami-Dade police report, police were alerted about a man with green hair and tattoos on his face standing at the corner of Southwest 104th Street and Hammocks Boulevard, pointing a gun at passing vehicles.
An officer spotted a man matching that description walking out of the Hammocks Place apartments. When the officer asked the man, later identified as Sullivan, if he was armed, Sullivan said he had a gun in his pocket, police said.
Sullivan told the officer that he didn't have a permit because it was too expensive, police said.
Among the man's face tattoos are the words "Joker" stenciled across his forehead, next to a Batman logo with profanity scribbled within it.
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