Police handcuff elderly man with radar gun
A 70 year old Madison man says he was trying to get drivers to slow down by showing a radar gun out of the driver's side window of his car.
Somebody called police about a man pointing a gun at cars on Chapel Hill Road. Madison police drew their weapons and handcuffed the man.
The tense situation was diffused quickly and police say the only mistake the 70-year-old made was not notifying them of his plans.
It apparently isn't against the law for someone to aim a radar gun at traffic and the man was allowed to keep the old-but-functioning radar unit.