Gastonia Man Arrested for Using Megaphone

Cregg Anthony Bess IIIGastonia police officers arrested a local man Sunday afternoon after he shouted obscene language on a megaphone. Cregg Anthony Bess III used the megaphone to call his neighbors and President Barrack Obama derogatory names. Among other things, he said the President Obama was the devil.

Police charged Bess with breaking the local noise ordinance, a misdemeanor. Bess was jailed in Gaston County but was released later Sunday afternoon on a $500 secured bond.

Bess, a resident of Jenkins Road, was charged with a misdemeanor count of breaking the local noise ordinance. He was released on a $500 secured bond Sunday afternoon.

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