You can’t fight city hall—at least not by dropping off bed bugs. That’s the lesson recently learned by a 74-year-old man in Augusta, Maine, whom officials charged with misdemeanor assault and government obstruction.
Charles Manning was apparently upset about a bed bug infestation and troubled by a lack of help from local officials. He walked into the Augusta City Center holding a container of more than a hundred live bed bugs, emptying them onto a clerk’s counter. Manning said he wanted them to experience bed bug problems first-hand to feel his pain.
While we can’t condone his actions, it’s easy to feel for Mr. Manning or anyone else with struggling with a bed bug infestation. Just take a look at these photos of bed bug bites.
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