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Police Blotter of the Day: Driver throws hammer at motorist yakking on cellphone

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The man called 911 and reported he was just passed by a car driven by a 44-year-old Waterloo man who suddenly stopped his car in the middle of the roadway, forcing the caller to stop in the roadway, at which point the man in the car began waving a hammer at the other man yelling “get off the phone,” he then allegedly threw the hammer at the caller. …

“These types of conflicts can easily go bad and are best left to authorities,” stated Sheriff Todd Nehls.

Full report (Dodge County, Wis., Sheriff’s Department via WMTV-TV)

Written by Alex

May 14, 2012 at 12:45 pm

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