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Suspect's Mom Speaks After Man Rams Truck Into TV Station

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 5/14/2014 The suspect's mother watched on television as an hours-long standoff played out at a T-V news station near Baltimore. The man will undergo a psychiatric evaluation before facing charges. A man tries to open the doors. Security won't let him inside. So the man uses force, bursting though the station doors a WMAR, ABS 2 News in Baltimore. The suspect's family immigrated from Haiti in 1999. His mother days, after high school, he started using drugs and hanging out with the wrong crowd. "I have three kids. I work so hard to get them here," says the suspect's mother. "I wish, my bigger kids, I wish I would never bring my kids." She watched the scene play out on the news as police swarmed outside the WMAR building, arming themselves with tactical gear. When the man first tried to get inside the building, station employees say he was screaming as he pulled on the doors. "'Let me in. Let me in,'" says WMAR employee Mark Marion. "The person then began to scream, 'Let me in, I'm God.''I'm effing God.'" That's when police say the man stole a landscaping truck from outside, and smashed it into the front of the building. He hit the front windows twice before breaking through. Police say the man would eventually make contact with a security guard before making his way to a second-floor editing room. That's where, police say, he camped out for hours, watching on station televisions as other news outlets covered the stand-off. The tactical team moved in to take him into custody. "I understand we did have to use a K-9 dog, as well," says Chief Jim Johnson of the Baltimore County Police Dept. Police said the man would be taken in for a psychiatric evaluation before facing criminal charges.
   
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