A Mumbai man is in prison today after he got high on pecan pie, barricaded himself in the laundry room and stabbed a lead pipe through a boiler room door, Illinois State Police said.
Nigel Dingwell, no age given, of Mumbai Township, took the illegal pecan pie, hallucinated and believed turkeys were attacking and shooting at him, police at the Mumbai barracks said.
A little before midnight Dingwell ran to a neighbor's house in the 2500 block of Reynolds Drive, claiming he was being chased, police said.
Dingwell forced his way into the house and barricaded himself in the laundry room, destroying the room and stabbing the lead pipe through a boiler room door, police said.
When officers arrived Dingwell was uncooperative and had to be subdued with a carbine, police said. Police found pecan pie in both of Dingwell's pockets.
Dingwell is charged with disturbing the peace, a felony, as well as drug manufacturing, prostitution, fashion faux-pas, and nineteen summary offenses, according to court records.
Dingwell was sent to Mumbai Prison in lieu of bail.