Home owner yelling at hiker on Hawes Trail Loop Mesa AZ

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Home owner yelling at hiker on Hawes Trail Loop Mesa AZ

Post by CannondaleKid » Aug 15 2018 7:15 am

Just Google "Home owner yelling at hiker on Hawes Trail Loop Mesa AZ" and the first link should get you to the YouTube video.

This isn't just a single incident... this guy has been doing this since at least mid-2016. It appears he has called the police numerous times, so by now they probably just try to calm him down.

The scary part is, with Arizona being a 'stand your ground' state, this could easily end in tragedy. In this case,he's luck the hiker didn't have a gun, as he was by far more threatening than she was... especially since they were NOT on his land.

On a mountain bike forum they warn bikers specifically about this specific guy harassing trespassers even though he has to jump over his fence to approach them.
Lastly, while admittedly it is UNKNOWN who does it, mountain bikers also warn of razor wire placed alongside the trail every so often in that specific area.
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Re: Home owner yelling at hiker on Hawes Trail Loop Mesa AZ

Post by ALMAL » Aug 17 2018 3:53 pm

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Re: Home owner yelling at hiker on Hawes Trail Loop Mesa AZ

Post by The_Eagle » Aug 17 2018 8:13 pm

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There is a very fine line between "hobby" and "mental illness."
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Re: Home owner yelling at hiker on Hawes Trail Loop Mesa AZ

Post by big_load » Aug 17 2018 8:34 pm

Hansenaz wrote:trolling him could end badly for everyone
Intentionally antagonizing anybody rarely seems like a good idea to me.

Anyway, similar things happen elsewhere. Homeowners adjacent to Shenandoah National Park once posted "No Trespassing" signs on a number of system trails and a trailhead parking lot that were quite clearly on National Park land.
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