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Now You See It: Lawyer arrested after altercation with police officer

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(Source: WCAX via CNN) (Source: WCAX via CNN)

 ST ALBAN'S, VT (WCAX via CNN) - A Vermont man who didn't want his car to get towed found himself starting down the end of a police stun gun.

It all started when Peter Martin was pulled over for having tinted windows. The incident went downhill from there and the whole incident was caught on the cruiser's dashboard camera.

 After being cited by police, Martin, an attorney of 45 years, tried to pull away. Unfortunately, his car got stuck in a ditch. The police officer called for a tow truck, but when Martin's insurance wasn't accepted, he refused to pay for the services. The tow truck driver began to tow the car for lack of payment. That's when police say Martin lunged at the tow truck driver.

Police stepped in, eventually wrestling Martin to the ground.

According to court records, the officer feared fro his life after a gun fell from the lawyer, who was also armed with a knife.

 Martin was in court the following day and pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

 For this video and more, watch East Texas News at Four.

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