What do you do if you’re frustrated because you don’t have power at your house? Give some utility workers the finger and throw tree limbs in the road!
From our friends at the Rockingham County (NC) Sheriff’s Department…
Date reported: February 6th at 9:18 a.m.
Location of incident: Ashley Loop near Highway 87, Reidsville
Officer reporting: Deputy William Perdue
Utility workers complained of a man driving a blue mini-van riding back and forth near their worksite. The man was throwing limbs in the road, cursing workers and making obscene gestures.
The workers got the license plate number allowing Deputy Perdue to locate the man to discuss his alleged behavior.
Deputy Perdue reported the man had a strong odor of alcohol about him and was irate in his explanation of his frustration with utility workers. He was mad because he did not have power, and admitted his aforementioned behavior.
James Rex Nidiffer, 49, of 8953 NC87 in Reidsville was arrested on one count of Intoxicated and Disruptive. His bond was set at $1,000, before being confined in the Rockingham County Jail.