It went far from quiet, as the police in the small american town of Port Richey in the state of Florida on Thursday, went out to arrest one of the city's citizens to practice the duties as a doctor without a license.
But it wasn't just anyone in the small town with the small 3000 inhabitants. It was none other than the mayor. And he was so upset over the fact that the local authorities knocked on his door early in the morning to heave him at the station.
instead of following the with opened the 68-year-old mayor Dale Massad namely fire on the police. None came, however, to cause harm, but he is now charged with five cases of attempted murder.
Dale Massad, however, quickly his resistance movement and surrendered to the police, informs the town's sheriff Chris Nocco to the news agency AP.
the Sheriff goes on to explain that the 68-year-old mayor has a past as a drug user, that he has been previously involved in violent incidents and the owner of several firearms.
the Background for the arrest was, however, that Dale Massad has treated patients in his home, even though he lost the right to practice medicine back in 1992.
in Addition to an upcoming lawsuit, and probably a trip into and shake the bars can Dale Massad look forward to having to hand over the keys to city hall to a new mayor.
Friday signed governor Ron DeSantis: a orders, which officially suspends the Dale Massad from his post as mayor of the city of Port Richey.
The small town is well located 65 kilometers north of the city of Tampa.