PHOENIX — Phoenix police said they’ve arrested a man after he reportedly
dressed a teenage relative in a sheet and sent him into a street to aim a fake
rocket-propelled grenade launcher at passing cars.
Police spokesman officer James Holmes said Michael D. Turley, 39, was
arrested Monday on charges of knowingly giving a false impression of a terrorist
act, endangerment and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Holmes told KTVK-TV Turley filmed the teen pointing the
fake grenade launcher at passing cars on July 28.
Responding police didn’t make any arrests after Turley told them he was making
Police made the arrest after the self-described filmmaker reportedly posted a
video on You Tube that said he was testing how fast Phoenix police responded to
the mock terrorist.
Information from: KTVK-TV, http://www.azfamily.com/