Cops: Man Uses Front-End Loader to Drop Son's Mobile Home

He stopped when he discovered his grandson was inside
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 13, 2016 2:31 AM CST
"John Bubar took the extraordinary step of using a large construction-grade front-end loader and backhoe to damage the mobile home," the sheriff says.   (York County Sheriff's Office)
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(Newser) – Authorities say a Maine man used a front-end loader to repeatedly pick up and drop his son's mobile home during a family dispute and only stopped when he learned his 7-year-old grandson was inside. The York County sheriff's department says 50-year-old John Bubar was involved in a dispute with his 27-year-old son, Michael, on Sunday over rent payments and debris in the yard, the AP reports.

The son and his family live in a mobile home on John Bubar's property in Parsonsfield. Authorities say the elder Bubar damaged the mobile home with a front-end loader and backhoe. Bubar was arrested on a charge of domestic violence reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon. His grandson wasn't hurt. This was at least the seventh time this year police have been called to the property, reports the Portland Press Herald. (Read more Maine stories.)

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