Man With An Ink Face, Thinks He Is The Law

A man running around in the middle of traffic was heard saying 'I am the law'

Joseph Augustini
Joseph Augustini, Denton Police Department

On Monday, February 20th, 25-year-old Joseph Augustini was arrested after he was spotted running around in traffic saying 'I Am the law', the incident occurred in Denton, Texas.

At approximately 1:30 pm Denton police arrived at the intersection of East McKinney Street and Oakland Street after they received a report of a man with black ink on his face, arms and chest was "jumping in and out of traffic".

Once the police arrived and spoke to Joseph at the scene, the ink faced man was heard replying to the officers, "I am the law" and "I am allowed to break the law." He then asserted to the officers that they should take off their guns because it was not “a fair fight.”

Police proceeded to arrest Joseph.

It was discovered that a glass pipe which Joseph had on his person had remnants of amphetamines.

Joseph Augustini was charged with public intoxication and possession of drug paraphernalia, he is being held in Dayton County Jail on a $1,000 bond.



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