Man Shouting 'I Am the Lord!' Hassles Surfers in Newport Beach Before Being Shot (With Bean Bags), Tazed and Finally Detained by Police
The following, ladies and gentlemen, is why one should not do drugs. Or spend too much time in the sun. Or listen to too much hardcore metal. . . . Let's just stick with don't do drugs.
This account came to the Weekly from an eye witness (an Newport Beach Police Department information officer had heard of the incident, but could not yet comment):
As soon as he got beyond the breakline, things got hostile. Maybe Harry didn't like that surfers were catching all the waves or he had a thing out for dudes wearing wetsuits because he began hassling the surfers in the lineup, threatening them and trying to take their boards. Maybe he just wanted to catch a few waves?
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Orange County, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.