Snubbed cigarette lands Maine man in jail

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A 21-year-old Maine man faces charges for allegedly snubbing out a cigarette on his sister's face after she got angry with him for taking too much of her loose-leaf tobacco to roll his own.

Bangor police say officers were called to a Union Street address Sunday afternoon to address a report of a family fight.

A woman there told police that her brother, Anthony Bowie, had punched a lamp and then pressed the cigarette into her face. Police said she had given him permission to have some of her tobacco, but that they began arguing after he took more than what she had offered.

Bowie is charged with domestic assault and criminal mischief.

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high class...

Wow, what high-class people we have here.

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What kind of loose-leafed tobacco was that?

I don't think the argument was over "tobacco," does anyone else??? If so, I've got some great swamp property in Florida I can sell you.


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