Law enforcement officials raided the home of Gregory Lee Rodvelt, 66, on September 7 at the request of a real estate lawyer tasked with selling the property, according to court records obtained by Oregon Live.
Gregory Lee Rodvelt, 66, is accused of assaulting an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent after booby traps he set up in his property were triggered.
An FBI agent was injured after being shot by an Indiana Jones-style boobytrapped wheelchair allegedly built by a man ordered to give up his home.
Officers found traps throughout the property from spike strips to a circular hot tub turned on its side and rigged to roll over anyone who triggered a tripwire, according to court documents.
The officers made it past the various traps to the property's home where they blasted open a fortified door, the report says.
"(It was) much like a scene from the movie "Indiana Jones: "Raiders of the Lost Ark" in which actor Harrison Ford is forced to outrun a giant stone boulder that he inadvertently triggered by a booby trap switch", the complaint said, according to CBS News.Читайте также: Tesla without Musk at the wheel? Quite likely
After making it past the hot tub, according to the complaint, a bomb squad and Federal Bureau of Investigation agent approached the property's manufactured home and blasted open the fortified front door.
According to OregonLive, the agent yelled 'I'm hit!' when blood started gushing from his leg.
The house was the property of Gregory Rodvelt, who had been ordered to turn over the property after his mother and her guardian filed a lawsuit against him for elder abuse, according to the site.
The wounded agent was rushed to a nearby hospital where X-ray results showed a.410-gauge shotgun pellet embedded in his leg. When questioned about his property in OR he said: "I would not race right in". He had been in jail in OR after an armed standoff with authorities in April a year ago but was released for two weeks in August to prepare the property to be turned over, according to court documents.
He had been in jail following an armed stand-off in Arizona previous year, but was reportedly allowed out for two weeks in mid-August so he could prepare the house for sale. He has refused a court-appointed defense lawyer, the Mail Tribune reported.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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