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“Hunter said he was lying on the couch watching TV when he saw two officers in his backyard approaching the back door. "I saw the cops and turned around and they had their guns out, saying, 'Show me your hands!' " Hunter said. "I'm like, 'All right, I'm cool.' I had a pistol upstairs. I'm a licensed gun owner. I'm glad I didn't get it because I could have been shot. What would have happened if I went out there?" Hunter said the officers instructed him to sit down and began asking him questions. He said he told them his ID was upstairs, so they walked behind him up the stairs with their guns drawn. "After a while, the guy told me, 'I'm a big Angels fan. I watch you all the time,' " Hunter said. "I'm like, 'Come on, man.' " Hunter said he was alone in the home at the time. Newport Beach police spokeswoman Kathy Lowe confirmed that officers responded to an alarm call at Hunter's residence. "Responding officers contacted the resident and confirmed that the alarm was unfounded," Lowe said in an email. "I have no further details at this time." Hunter tweeted about the incident Wednesday afternoon just as the Angels were concluding their exhibition season with an 8-3 win over the Dodgers. "I'm not upset that the cops did their job today. I'm actually glad they were protecting home," Hunter wrote. The former Twins outfielder later added, "The cops that were here today had there guns drawn but pointed downward in for safety. Those guys handled the situation like trained cops."
After a while, the guy told me, 'I'm a big Angels fan. I watch you all the time.' I'm like, 'Come on, man.'” --Angels RF Torii Hunter
on incident with police at home Wednesday