Attention Wal-Mart Chopper… Put Down The Machete

ABERDEEN, Wash. – Police were called to the Gateway Plaza Wal-Mart store Tuesday afternoon when employees noticed a man pushing a cart full of merchandise slicing open packages. Police Captain John Green tells us when officers confiscated a knife with a six inch blade, they asked him if he had any other weapons, that’s when the suspect pulled a 12 inch machete from his pants. Green said the man also had a quart of ice cream stuffed in a sweatshirt pocket, he was arrested for Theft in the Third Degree, Possession of a Dangerous Weapon, as well as two outstanding warrants from Aberdeen.


News Director of Jodesha Broadcasting since October 2007. Dave Haviland moved to Grays Harbor in 1979 and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1993.