If I Had A Hammer, I’d Hammer in the Morning. If I Had a Machete, I’d Go to the Folk Festival in Bangor

David Michael Tenney

David Michael TenneyBANGOR, Maine — A local transient who was carrying a large machete in his belt while walking around the American Folk Festival on Saturday afternoon was arrested, but not without a struggle, Bangor police Sgt. Paul Edwards said Monday. “He had a machete — a 3- to 4-foot machete,” the sergeant said. “It was scaring patrons. We had several calls.” Several police officers on patrol at the Folk Festival responded to remove David Tenney, 22, at about 5 p.m. Saturday. A witness said he repeatedly yelled, “I’m allowed to have a weapon,” as police took him away.  (read more at the Bangor Daily News)