AUBURN (CBS13) — An Auburn man brought a chain saw to a bar fight after an argument over inappropriately touching another man’s chest, Nevada County Sheriff’s Deputies said.READ MORE: Fire Damages Commercial Structure In Arden-Arcade
Stinky Mulligan’s Bar was turned into a real-life haunted house when deputies said Weston Cecil Burton, 31, touched another man’s chest.
When the victim slapped Burton in the face and pushed him down, Burton allegedly went and grabbed his chain saw from his truck, started it up, and brought it into the bar.
“This place is so wackadoodle, that only in a small town could you get something like this,” said Brian Lowenthal, who runs the shopping center.
Even a man in a skull mask is spooked by what happened.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Pardons Woman Sentenced To Life In 90s For Fatally Shooting Abuser
“I thought I was funny when I read it in the newspaper, but when I thought about it, I don’t like that bar anymore,” he said.
Not surprisingly, nobody in the bar was eager to step up to stop the suspect wielding his weapon.
But before Burton could do any damage to his victim, witnesses say his chain saw stalled, and cut out.
That’s when patrons jumped in and grabbed the chain saw. Burton took off, but he left his credit card at the bar.MORE NEWS: Kings Run Away In 4th, Top Heat 81-64 At California Classic
He was later arrested on charges of assault with a deadly weapon. He posted bond and was released from the Nevada County Jail.
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