Man stabs sword into neighbor's room

June 29, 2011 at 2:00 PM   |   Comments

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MADISON, Wis., June 29 (UPI) -- Wisconsin police said a man was arrested after he punctured holes through his wall into a neighbor's apartment while filming a video with his Japanese sword.

Madison Police said Bryon Reihms, 21, was arrested Monday after he stabbed the sharp sword through his apartment wall into the bedroom of a neighbor while filming himself using the sword for a video project shortly before 9 a.m. Monday, The (Madison) Capital Times reported Wednesday.

Police said the 27-year-old neighbor was making breakfast at the time of the incident.

"He went to see what the racket was all about," police spokesman Joel DeSpain said. "He been awakened in the past by loud rock music, but this time it wasn't speakers thumping but the polished tip of a sword or dagger piercing the drywall."

Reihms told police he had gotten carried away while filming his video project.

Reihms was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment and taken to the Dane County Jail.

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