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He ran through the town without any clothes, they say. He yelled he was a god — and he backed it up by twice pulling the probes of a Taser out of his own body. But the man Melbourne, Fla., police say engaged in a ...well... sexual act with a tree was not, as he claimed, Thor. He was, police say, Kenneth Crowder, 41 years old and high on something that hasn’t been banned — a variation of bath salts called “flakka.” During Crowder’s fight with police, authorities say he attempted to stab an officer with his own badge. He was, eventually, arrested. (AC/Florida Today, WKMG Orlando) ...He wasn’t Thor, but between the tree and the Taser, I’m sure he is now.
Original Publication Date: 03 May 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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