facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Man climbs roller coaster to hang flag

Jan. 8, 2013 at 5:32 PM   |   Comments

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- New Jersey State Police said a man who climbed roller coaster wreckage and hung a U.S. flag is safely back on the ground.

State Police Sgt. Adam Grossman said the Lavallette man, whose name was not released, set out from his hometown in a canoe Tuesday and paddled to the roller coaster wreckage in Seaside Heights, The Asbury Park (N.J.) Press reported Tuesday.

Seaside Heights Police Chief Thomas Boyd said the man came down off the wreckage after hanging a U.S. flag from the top. The man is currently in police custody, he said.

Topics: State Police
© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Fisherman: 'Tunicorn' tuna had horn on its head Fisherman: 'Tunicorn' tuna had horn on its head
2
Swiss store apologizes for Hitler creamer lids Swiss store apologizes for Hitler creamer lids
3
Watch: SF tour guide's racist anti-Chinatown rant Watch: SF tour guide's racist anti-Chinatown rant
4
Toddler rescued from claw machine at laundromat Toddler rescued from claw machine at laundromat
5
Police: Suspect said meth is her right as a Wiccan Police: Suspect said meth is her right as a Wiccan
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback