Two days in a row with Star Wars related stories from the city of Odessa? Yesterday we told you about the conversion of a statue of Lenin into Darth Vader. Today, it’s the sad tale of a Wookiee being denied his rights of free assembly.

UPI reported that a man dressed as Chewbacca from Star Wars was arrested and taken to court on a local election day. He was on hand to support Darth Vader, a popular write-in candidate on the election.

As to the fate Chewie was dealt be the courts, UPI reported that he was find $7.50.

All I’ve got to say is: #Wookieelivesmatter.

Source: UPI