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Man uses dozer to damage homes

on May 11, 2013 10:19 AM

SEATTLE (AP) — A man angry at his neighbors went on a rampage in a bulldozer Friday on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said.

Barry Alan Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident in Port Angeles, 65 miles west of Seattle.

Sheriff’s spokesman Jim Borte said investigators were told that Swegle and his neighbors had a long-running dispute, but it’s not clear over what. The rampage knocked over a utility pole and left a pickup truck destroyed, No one was injured.

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