Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, city councilman Richard Mariano
was winding up his midnight town watch shift when he noticed a
strange man walking in his neighborhood. When next he spied the man
sitting behind the steering wheel of a neighbor's van, he confronted
the would-be car thief. Mariano used a few Tae Kwon Do moves to
subdue the angered suspect and then held him with his .380 Smith &
Wesson as a fellow town watch neighbor called police. The newspaper
article said Mariano is "one of three city councilmen who are
licenced to carry arms. You know, the sort of fellas you don't want
to mess with, especially on a dark street in the middle of the
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