The two Iowa men arrested yesterday at the Pokémon World Championships in Boston for unlawful possession of guns have been held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing on September 1, the District Attorney said today. The hearing will determine whether they can get out on bail while they await their charges.

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They made threats on social media to shoot up a card game tournament, with the police recovering an assault rifle, shotgun, hundreds of rounds of ammunition, knives, and more. And yet they need a “dangerousness hearing” to determine if it’s reasonable to hold these two adults without bail.

Am I the only one who thinks this hearing is both completely unnecessary and borderline farcical?