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This Is What It Looks Like When Someone Goes On A Bulldozer Rampage

Barry Swegle rode through his neighborhood on a skidder, which is similar to a bulldozer, destroying four homes in his neighborhood.

1. Barry Swegle, a 51-year-old man from Washington State, destroyed four homes and knocked out power to thousands of people while rampaging through a neighborhood on a bulldozer.

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2. Swegle was reported as being “highly agitated.”

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3. It’s unclear exactly what set him off. Though a neighbor named Phil Riley told The Seattle Times there was a disagreement over property lines that had been brewing for a long time.

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4. Swegle’s neighbors also said that from time to time Swegle would use the bulldozer to dig random holes in his yard at night.

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5. Thousands in Clallam County lost power when Swegle hit a utility pole while riding through the area.

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6. Luckily, no one was injured during the rampage.

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7. According to The Peninsula Daily, Swegle was charged with malicious mischief in the first degree, a Class B felony, with no bond set.

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8. So now you know what a bulldozer rampage looks like.

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Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
Contact Ryan Broderick at ryan@buzzfeed.com.
 
 
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