It's not the Call of Duty Jeep, but Glenn Neff and his Jeep Grand Cherokee were captured in Maryland ready for battle. Police found the Jeep outfitted with a homemade turret and awful lot of fireworks. Neff's apparent plan? To launch a fireworks barrage upon the National Mall to bring attention to issues he has with the banking industry.

Makes perfect sense to us, too.

Thankfully, the 27-year-old would-be pyrotechnics wizard was spotted by police in the Cabin John Regional Park located in Bethesda, Maryland. Officers spotted Neff's red Jeep in an isolated area of the park after it was closed. The SUV was loaded with fireworks, the aforementioned turret and a handful of PVC tubes with which to launch the colorful artillery.

Glenn Neff has been taken into custody and charged with three felonies related to the fireworks and his plan to assault the National Mall. Not surprisingly, Neff was also charged with possession of drugs, and all of the charges against him add up to a bond set at $2 million.

Internally, we're currently investigating the garage of our own John Neff (no relation) to make sure his sparklers and roman candles aren't being used for nefarious plots designed to bring attention to his own gripes with the banking industry.

We'll get back to you on that front, but for now, click past the jump to watch local news coverage what went down in Bethesda.



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      ajschrod
      • 3 Years Ago
      What kind of kooks are ordinary Americans becoming? Demonstrate all you want, but don't interfere with anyone elses well-being or enjoyment of life. I'm starting to think parents and teachers don't ever emphasize things like that to kids anymore. When your actions effect someone else, they become part of whether it's decent or not.
        Jeff Helgeson
        • 3 Years Ago
        @ajschrod
        A mentally unbalanced kid shooting fireworks out of the sunroof of his Jeep would disturb your life? I envy your tranquil life.
      DarwinianReject
      • 3 Years Ago
      Awww! This could have been the most beautiful protest ever!
      jamiescale
      • 3 Years Ago
      Never underestimate stupid
      Frisky_Dingo
      • 3 Years Ago
      Sounds like this guy played a little too much Twisted Metal as a youngster.
      Auctiontommy
      • 3 Years Ago
      Well from his Facebook he is a Libertarian. He was also CRAZY!!! Make sure you keep that in mind before posting!!!!!
      Jim
      • 3 Years Ago
      Sounds like he didn't think his cunning plan all the way through.
      TahsinZ
      • 3 Years Ago
      "...Not surprisingly, Neff was also charged with possession of drugs..." yep, case closed
      1701J
      • 3 Years Ago
      nutter!
      pslcitizen
      • 3 Years Ago
      Geez...kids today really need jobs..
      Shiftright
      • 3 Years Ago
      You say drugs were involved? Huh...
      Jonathan Arena
      • 3 Years Ago
      While I can understand his frustration with the Banking industry, I can think of a lot more effective ways of bringing attention to his cause...
      Jeep Wrangler Brisba
      • 2 Years Ago
      For the best enjoyment Wrangler Jeep 2012 is ultimate. It’s the more powerful than other.
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