Friday, May 14, 2004

Can you hear me now?

Man Hurls Phones, Causes $2K Store Damage
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A man who said he was fed up with his cellular phone service went to a Fargo mall and started hurling phones across a store, striking an employee and causing more than $2,000 in damage, authorities said.

Jason Perala, 22, of Fargo, told The Forum newspaper that he planned only to yell at employees at Verizon Wireless.

"Then I just lost it," he said. "I just started grabbing computers and phones and throwing them. I just destroyed the place. ... I kind of regret that I did it, but I hope my message got across."
What makes this seem like a good idea? "In a world gone mad it's hard to think right..."