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Man Chases Couple with Hatchet, Smashes Drone

Discussion in 'News' started by RocketBrew, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. RocketBrew

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    TEMPE, AZ - Court records show that on June 22 a man, upset at a couple for flying their drone, unsheathed his homemade hatchet and chased them through a Tempe golf course.

    Tempe police report that 54-year-old David Russell Leroux was in the area of the Rio Salado Golf Course near McClintock Drive and Curry Road and was upset with the couple after they flew a drone.

    The victims told police that Leroux took the cover off of a hatchet, nearly two feet long, and chased them. He reportedly came within a foot of the male victim as he swung the hatchet.

    Leroux then allegedly used the hatchet to smash the $1,500 drone breaking its propeller and lens cover.

    Police caught Leroux in the nearby Big Surf parking lot. They also found the hatchet, which police say had a wooden handle and a six inch blade.

    Leroux reportedly accused the couple of trying to hit him with the drone. Leroux has been charged with aggravated assault, criminal damage, and threatening with injury.

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    Nowadays anything is a good excuse to blame it on the drone



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