Man with a tattoo of a gun on his face now charged with illegally possessing a gun

Photo credit: Greenville Police Department

A South Carolina man, who happens to have a handgun tattooed on his forehead, has been charged with illegally possessing a firearm.

The Greenville Police Department said in a Facebook post that Michael Vines allegedly attempted to toss a .38-caliber revolver after a recent car wreck.

Vines is federally prohibited from possessing a firearm, according to the department.

Vines was charged with driving with a suspended license, driving too fast for conditions and unlawful carrying of a firearm, the department reports.

The weapon was found and placed into evidence.

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