Blogger airs police negotiations on Internet radio, tells listeners, "I am surrounded by a bunch of men with guns."
Baltimore Blogger Airs Police Talks, Surrenders - ABC News
A Baltimore blogger wanted on a court-issued warrant surrendered without incident to authorities late Saturday after broadcasting on Internet radio his negotiations with police who had surrounded his home.Police said 47-year-old Frank James MacArthur emerged late Saturday evening. He had remained inside his home when law-enforcement officers sought at around 6 p.m. to serve a warrant issued in June for a probation violation stemming from a 2009 gun case. Authorities said MacArthur had missed a court hearing.With a tactical unit outside, MacArthur broadcast his talks with a police negotiator on The Baltimore Spectator website.MacArthur expressed frustration about his treatment by police, telling listeners, "I am surrounded by a bunch of men with guns."