Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Lateral Thinking

Azusa, CA

Question: You're barricaded in a motel with armed police outside.  You've got a gun, sure, but they've got more.  All the exits are blocked by cops.  What do you do?

Answer: Make your own exit.

Azuza police received a domestic disturbance call around 3am from the Arrow Inn Motel this morning from a woman claiming that one Fernando Sanchez, 34, was making threats and brandishing a handgun.

When they arrived police Mr. Sanchez refused to come out of his room, prompting an hour and a half stand-off before the cops just said fuck it and went on in.

Where they found a hole he had kicked through the wall leading to the next room.  And another hole next door.  And another.  And another.  And another.  He tunneled through a total of five rooms looking for a way out.  Talk about paper thin walls.  

Anyway, Sanchez has been booked on suspicion of making criminal threats, brandishing a firearm, battery, felony vandalism (about $3K in damages to the motel), resisting arrest and violation of a restraining order.

A for effort, I guess.

3 comments:

John Hornor said...

It's like the low rent, criminal version of the Gordian Knot.

Mike Sperry said...

guy must play a lot of Portal.

Kerry said...

Exit strategy 101