A Pennsylvania man who got pulled over by a trooper turned the tables on the situation by confessing one thing.Matt Powers was driving in Altoona, Pennsylvania, when he was abruptly stopped by a cop.But Powers was hiding something in his car which would make the officer think twice about pulling him over, according to US Herald.Once the cop asked to see Powers’ license, registration and insurance, the driver told the officer about what was in his car.
Powers informed the trooper he could not obey the orders since there was a loaded handgun next to his papers.
He explained the tense encounter on a Facebook post:
“He approached the drivers side and asked if I knew why he stopped me and I said I did not. He said my registration expired June 30 of 2016. He asked to see my drivers license, registration, and insurance card. As I kept my hands firmly locked at 10 and 2 on the steering wheel I immediately stated…..
“’For your safety and mine sir I would like to inform you that I am a legally armed citizen. I have a concealed carry permit in my wallet. I don’t want to get my registration and insurance card because I have my pistol in the same compartment as my documents. The pistol is in the small compartment under the cup holder. Please be careful, there is a round in the chamber, the thumb safety is on, and there’s an extra magazine with it.’
“He asked that I keep my hands on the wheel like they were and asked again where my handgun was. He asked where my wallet was with my permit card. I answered and then said…..