Have you ever gotten so mad that you wanted to break something? For the vast majority of us, the urge passes without any property damage, but the same can't be said of Edward Roth. Fox 5 San Diego reports that the 22-year-old did his best Michael Douglas impression from the movie "Falling Down." The victim? Hines Mazda of Mission Valley, and Roth even managed to do the deed in a snazzy dress clothes. Surprisingly, the vandalism appears to be totally random – dealer officials say Roth has never done business with them.

Beyond the jump is some truly bizarre surveillance video. The footage shows an angry Roth after what appears to be an upsetting phone call beating on a Mazda CX-7. Roth then reportedly threw a bench through the dealership window, then took a pole of some sort to at least a dozen Mazdas along with one customer car for good measure. The Hines Mazda incident went on for about 25 minutes before police put a stop to the madness.

Click on the link below to watch Hines Mazda get thrashed. All told, initial cost estimate for the rampage come out to around $50,000 (we're surprised it's not more) plus one discharged police Taser.


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      Al Terego
      • 3 Years Ago
      "Wipe that stupid grin off your grill, or else!!".
      Xedicon
      • 3 Years Ago
      People are trying to make a living on those babies, and this idiot is only making life harder for other people in already hard times. He should have to pay back the damages himself, but we all know that isn't going to happen, and if we're being honest would take too long anyways. So nice that he won't have to be directly accountable for his actions. For some reason I just thought of the Office Space fax machine + baseball bat scene...
      Bill
      • 3 Years Ago
      Thats awesome. There is this dealer in riverhead ny that changes numbers after people get their cars. I'm surprised the owner can still walk. Police have been there numerous times. It's called eagle chevy volvo azda kia. They lost their Chrysler franchise because of all the customer issues. But they leace the signs up so people think they still sell new jeeps and caravans.
      Xedicon
      • 3 Years Ago
      Falling Down is a totally awesome movie - that is all.
      b0b59
      • 3 Years Ago
      First off i did not condone what this guy did,I just stated a fact. They will make a profit just like any car repair that comes in the door of their shop. harryscott is the one who needs a brain. I have worked in bodyshops for over 20 years & know a little about what goes on there. They will mark up parts prices & make profit on the labor. They also charge for materials(paint ,sandpaper,etc)more profit Any loss from the insurance deductable or discount on the sale price when the car is sold is tax deductable as a business loss. Know the details of what you are talking about before you post. There is nothing snide or rediculous about realistic facts about how real life works george.
      k9182
      • 3 Years Ago
      Good riddance.
      Brian
      • 3 Years Ago
      That was painful to watch. I feel bad for the cars, the dealership and the poor customer whose car was damaged.
      r4love329
      • 3 Years Ago
      This was his reaction after getting the results from a paternity test....lol....now we should get prepared a Smash & Bash sale!
      jroycrs
      • 3 Years Ago
      The guy is simply a crazy nut. Needs to be in a lunatic assylum - meaning house for crazies.
      Brightalchemy
      • 3 Years Ago
      Well all I can say is the depreciation value of the cars won't go down much, car dealers are there to make money and if we asa customers come on there trying to purchase a vehicle they wouldn't give us crap for our cars. Been to this car dealer and they really don't try to help so good on them for letting this happen. BUY AMERICAN.
      detox440
      • 3 Years Ago
      The stupid thing is he's going to (for the most part) get away with it. For his little rampage he's going to spend a night in jail, get bail, and lawyer his way out of it. The damage he has done will either 1) take forever to collect or 2) be collected at only a fraction of actual value. (settlement) In a situation like this the quickest easiest solution is to take a bat and do $50,000 dollars worth of damage to this guys face. There is no downside to it if you think about it... the courts are freed up, the burden of supporting him and all associated costs of incarceration are sidestepped. In the screen shot it kinda looks like he was doing this at night -- (even though the lot is WELL lit) here in texas any sort of theft/vandalism/crime committed on the property at night is worthy of a shot. Anyone who takes a pole and just starts attacking a random person who happens to be there deserves 2 rounds to the chest. Yes -- my ideas are extreme, but myself and many others in this country are so tired of seeing things like this happen on a daily basis because our legal and judicial system do NOT work. I think the idea has for the most part been forgotten about but pain (up to and including death), humiliation ,hunger, and shame are all very powerful motivators. As a criminal (which this guy obviously is) he should be subjected to all of the above.
      h15a5h1
      • 3 Years Ago
      thats what the 2nd gen AMERICAN specific mazda6 deserves anyway..
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