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Man, angry at neighbors, goes on bulldozer rampage in Wash.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESSThis frame grame from aerial video footage provided by KOMO-TV shows damage allegedly caused by Barry Alan Swegle, a man angry at his neighbors who went on a rampage in a bulldozer, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said,  Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident. (AP Photo/KOMO-TV) SEATTLE OUT, DAILY MAIL OUT, NY POST OUT
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    This frame grame from aerial video footage provided by KOMO-TV shows damage allegedly caused by Barry Alan Swegle, a man angry at his neighbors who went on a rampage in a bulldozer, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said, Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident. (AP Photo/KOMO-TV) SEATTLE OUT, DAILY MAIL OUT, NY POST OUT
  • ASSOCIATED PRESSThis frame grame from aerial video footage provided by KOMO-TV shows damage allegedly caused by Barry Alan Swegle, a man angry at his neighbors who went on a rampage in a bulldozer, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said,  Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident. (AP Photo/KOMO-TV) SEATTLE OUT, DAILY MAIL OUT, NY POST OUT
    ASSOCIATED PRESS
    This frame grame from aerial video footage provided by KOMO-TV shows damage allegedly caused by Barry Alan Swegle, a man angry at his neighbors who went on a rampage in a bulldozer, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said, Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident. (AP Photo/KOMO-TV) SEATTLE OUT, DAILY MAIL OUT, NY POST OUT
  • ASSOCIATED PRESSThis frame grame from aerial video footage provided by KOMO-TV shows damage allegedly caused by Barry Alan Swegle, a man angry at his neighbors who went on a rampage in a bulldozer, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said,  Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident. (AP Photo/KOMO-TV) SEATTLE OUT, DAILY MAIL OUT, NY POST OUT
    ASSOCIATED PRESS
    This frame grame from aerial video footage provided by KOMO-TV shows damage allegedly caused by Barry Alan Swegle, a man angry at his neighbors who went on a rampage in a bulldozer, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said, Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident. (AP Photo/KOMO-TV) SEATTLE OUT, DAILY MAIL OUT, NY POST OUT
  • ASSOCIATED PRESSThis frame grame from aerial video footage provided by KOMO-TV shows damage allegedly caused by Barry Alan Swegle, a man angry at his neighbors who went on a rampage in a bulldozer, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said,  Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident. (AP Photo/KOMO-TV) SEATTLE OUT, DAILY MAIL OUT, NY POST OUT
    ASSOCIATED PRESS
    This frame grame from aerial video footage provided by KOMO-TV shows damage allegedly caused by Barry Alan Swegle, a man angry at his neighbors who went on a rampage in a bulldozer, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said, Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident. (AP Photo/KOMO-TV) SEATTLE OUT, DAILY MAIL OUT, NY POST OUT
  • ASSOCIATED PRESSA crushed truck and a house knocked off its foundation sit as part of the aftermath of a rampage by a man driving a logging bulldozer on Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. At least three houses were destroyed and numerous smaller structures and vehicles were damaged in the rampage, which also cut electrical power to the area when a power pole was toppled. (AP Photo/The Peninsula Daily News,  Keith Thorpe) MAGS OUT
    ASSOCIATED PRESS
    A crushed truck and a house knocked off its foundation sit as part of the aftermath of a rampage by a man driving a logging bulldozer on Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. At least three houses were destroyed and numerous smaller structures and vehicles were damaged in the rampage, which also cut electrical power to the area when a power pole was toppled. (AP Photo/The Peninsula Daily News, Keith Thorpe) MAGS OUT
  • ASSOCIATED PRESSThis frame grame from aerial video footage provided by KOMO-TV shows damage allegedly caused by Barry Alan Swegle, a man angry at his neighbors who went on a rampage in a bulldozer, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said,  Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident. (AP Photo/KOMO-TV) SEATTLE OUT, DAILY MAIL OUT, NY POST OUT
    ASSOCIATED PRESS
    This frame grame from aerial video footage provided by KOMO-TV shows damage allegedly caused by Barry Alan Swegle, a man angry at his neighbors who went on a rampage in a bulldozer, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said, Friday, May 10, 2013 in Port Angeles, Wash. Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident. (AP Photo/KOMO-TV) SEATTLE OUT, DAILY MAIL OUT, NY POST OUT

SEATTLE >> A man angry at his neighbors went on a rampage in a bulldozer on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, damaging four homes, knocking one off its foundation and cutting power to thousands of people, authorities said.

Barry Alan Swegle was booked into the Clallam County Jail Friday for investigation of malicious mischief following the incident in Port Angeles, 65 miles west of Seattle. A voice mail message left at a phone listing for the 51-year-old was not immediately returned.

Sheriff’s spokesman Jim Borte said investigators were told that Swegle and his neighbors had a long-running dispute, but it’s not clear over what. The rampage knocked over a utility pole and left a pickup truck destroyed, and the downed power lines were preventing authorities from fully evaluating the damage to the homes.

No one was injured in the rampage.

Borte said the machine was an International Harvester TD-25, similar to a Caterpillar D-9. Investigators were looking into whether the man owned it.

Keith Haynes lives near one of the damaged homes and told the Peninsula Daily News the man “just went nuts.” Haynes said a woman inside one of the homes escaped unharmed.

“He took a skidder and took out two houses,” Haynes said. “I mean demolished.”

At one point thousands of people were without power, but within a few hours it had been restored to all but 200 customers, said Clallam County Public Utility District spokesman Mike Howe. He said power would remain out to those customers at least through early Saturday morning.

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