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Vermont man destroys 7 police cruisers with tractor. This is a call to ban tractors in America

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posted on Aug, 3 2012 @ 01:02 PM
A Ver mont farmer uses tractor to smash 7 police cruisers, it's what if someone had been in the cars, what if he had run over someone? It's only a matter of time before tractors end up being used as tanks, we must ban them immediately

A Vermont farmer who was arrested last month expressed his displeasure Thursday by driving a heavy tractor over seven police vehicles, authorities said. State police estimated the damage to the Orleans County Sheriff's Department vehicles at about $250,000. No one was hurt. Roger Pion, 34, was being held at the Northern State Correctional Facility in Newport to await arraignment Friday morning on 11 charges. Bail was set at $15,000. "It's more than half our fleet. We have 11 cars," Chief Deputy Sheriff Phil Brooks told the Burlington Free Press. He said all the vehicles were insured. Brooks estimated that the cruisers averaged about $40,000 fully equipped. "It was a massive tractor. It has four 6-foot tandem wheels on the back. It was red. It must be at least a 15-ton tractor," Newport Express Publisher Ken Wells said shortly after the incident. The tractor had slightly smaller tandem tires on the front.


Not going to talk specifically about why he retaliated due to the T&Cs here, but perhaps if the government stopped prohibition and stopped their extortion in situations such as his, this would have never happened.
edit on 8/3/2012 by Finalized because: (no reason given)

posted on Aug, 3 2012 @ 01:04 PM
reply to post by Finalized

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

Have a nice day.

edit on 3-8-2012 by DrumsRfun because: (no reason given)

posted on Aug, 3 2012 @ 01:05 PM
I second it

posted on Aug, 3 2012 @ 01:22 PM
its time to ban americans from america

posted on Aug, 3 2012 @ 01:26 PM
We need stricter tractor-control laws so these dangerous weapons can't fall into the hands of criminals like him!

Although doing all that for just getting a possession charge is a little excessive...

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