‘Tractor Man’ Totals Teenage Poacher’s Truck After Police Fail to Respond
OutdoorHub Reporters 11.17.17
A landowner in Orting, Washington, had been detained after he rammed his tractor into a truck believed to belong to someone who was poaching near his property. He’s now known to authorities as “Tractor Man.”
According to KGW8 News, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police received the call on Saturday evening reporting somebody shooting on a family’s property.
When authorities eventually pulled onto the scene, they witnessed a man riding his tractor, and smashing up a parked pickup truck.
The Facebook post from Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police says an officer removed the man from the tractor, detained him, and removed a .44 Magnum revolver hanging from his belt.
Here is where this little saga takes a twist, because the landowner – who apparently reported the shooting on his land – commented on the Facebook post to “further elaborate” on the story:
And the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police also provided further clarification on what transpired that night:
All in all, how do you feel “tractor man” handled this particular situation?