A crushed truck and a house knocked off its foundation sit as part of the aftermath of a rampage by a man driving a logging bulldozer on Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. At least three houses were destroyed and numerous smaller structures and vehicles were damaged in the rampage, which also cut electrical power to the area when a power pole was toppled. (AP Photo/The Peninsula Daily News, Keith Thorpe)
This frame grame from aerial video footage provided by KOMO-TV shows damage allegedly caused by Barry Alan Swegle, a man angry at his neighbors who went on a rampage in a bulldozer, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said, Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident. (AP Photo/KOMO-TV)
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PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Damage is estimated at $300,000 at a subdivision near Port Angeles where a man destroyed three houses with a bulldozer, damaged another home and crushed two sheds, a pickup truck, lawn mower, fences and other property in a dispute with a neighbor.
No one was injured in Friday's rampage, and 51-year-old Barry Swegle is held on $1 million bail for possible charges of assault and malicious mischief. He's due in Clallam County Superior Court on Wednesday when an arraignment may be set.
The Peninsula Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/17pXpVk ) Swegle had a dispute with a neighbor over a fence that he said made it difficult to maneuver the bulldozer and other heavy equipment he owns.
Information from: Peninsula Daily News, http://www.peninsuladailynews.com
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