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Geraldo’s Armed Guard In Baltimore Lacked Maryland Carry Permit, Still in Jail

The armed guard who protected Geraldo Rivera as he covered the Baltimore riots has been under arrest since May 1 due to the fact that he did not have a license to carry a gun in Maryland.

According to the The Baltimore Sun’s Kevin Rector, the guard “has been in jail since May 1 for carrying guns around Baltimore protest w/o an MD carry permit.”

The Sun reports that Baltimore Officer John Potts “spotted a man holding handcuffs and an ammunition box” on May 1. He kept watching and saw Donald F. Scott allegedly “open the rear hatch of a Chevy Suburban and pull a Glock handgun from his waistband.”

Officer Potts then “signaled to other officers after spotting the Glock and Scott was detained. The Glock had one bullet in the chamber. Officers then found a loaded Cobra revolver in a second holster on Scott’s waist.”

Scott was arrested. He is being held on $350,000 bond and is facing “two gun charges.”

He was part of the security “Fox provided… to accompany reporters and personalities, including Geraldo Rivera.”

Breitbart News previously reported that on August 28 Rivera described the Second Amendment as “blind and stupid.”

His entire statement:

Like I’ve always said, the Second Amendment, the provision that gives every American the right to keep and bear arms, is blind and stupid. In its relentless pimping for the gun industry, the NRA has unleashed an avalanche of deadly weapons on this gun-crazy country. Just as [it] protects access to weapons for cops and hunters, it also protects access to weapons for domestic abusers, mental patients, jerk-offs on the no-fly list, all-around dim bulbs, and now little children.

Yet he had an armed security guard while in Baltimore.

Follow AWR Hawkins on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Reach him directly at awrhawkins@breitbart.com.

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