"There was a little panic going on, and I was like, 'What's happening?'" Prelitz said. The hubbub, he discovered, was over a cluster of police cars that had arrived at the scene. "When one of them is there, it works. But all of a sudden, I saw, when there are three, maybe together, folks thought it was a SWAT team, federal agents. So it was a very striking, strong impact, so much so that I think there might be some unintended consequences. "