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Lima Crime Report

A Lima man is in prison today after he got high on lasagna, barricaded himself in the attic and stabbed a scalpel through a rec room door, Utah State Police said.


Tim Spangler, no age given, of Lima Township, took the illegal lasagna, hallucinated and believed sasquatches were attacking and shooting at him, police at the Lima barracks said.

A little before midnight Spangler ran to a neighbor's house in the 900 block of Strait Drive, claiming he was being chased, police said.


Spangler forced his way into the house and barricaded himself in the attic, destroying the room and stabbing the scalpel through a rec room door, police said.

When officers arrived Spangler was uncooperative and had to be subdued with a weed whacker, police said. Police found lasagna in both of Spangler's pockets.

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Spangler is charged with aiding and abetting, a felony, as well as tax fraud, white collar crime, being a blithering idiot, and two summary offenses, according to court records.

Spangler was sent to Lima Prison in lieu of bail.