Man with gun tattooed on forehead arrested for unlawful carrying of firearm

Michael Vines. (Greenville Police Department)

GREENVILLE, S.C. (CIRCA) - A man with a gun tattooed on his forehead was arrested for unlawfully carrying of a firearm, according to the Greenville Police Department.

Michael Vines is federally prohibited from possessing a firearm but Greenville, South Carolina, police say he allegedly tossed a fully loaded handgun into the grass after a car wreck.

The police said City of Greenville firefighters witnessed Vines tossing the gun and recovered the weapon from the scene.

Vines was also charged with driving under a suspended license, driving too fast for conditions, and unlawful carrying of a firearm.

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