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Man Arrested for Freaking Moviegoers Out During Zombie Flick

There are certain things not protected by free speech. The one commonly used as an example is screaming "FIRE!" in a theater when there is no fire. The safety of people takes precedence over your right to act like an asshole. So when Darrell Reynolds walked into a showing of World War Z at a theater in Bryan last Friday night and started making motions with his hands, holding them in the shape of a gun, and making shooting noises with his voice, it came as no surprise he was busted.

According to multiple reports, it sent patrons into a frenzy, with many fleeing the movie fearing for their lives. With the shootings in an Aurora, Colorado, theater last year, it's no wonder. And when you take a look at the mugshot of Reynolds, well, let's just say he doesn't exactly look comforting.

At the time of the arrest, there was no indication Reynolds was drinking or under the influence of any substance, according to reports. But he'd just left a showing of The Heat starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, so draw your own conclusions.

Reynolds was charged with disorderly conduct, which could net him a $350 fine -- that's an expensive movie, even if you bought popcorn. But Reynolds is no stranger to law enforcement, having been arrested twice for public intoxication this year alone.

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