June 6, 2018 11:01 am -

A perfectly-positioned Tweep broke the news:

Newsweek reported:

A soldier has been arrested for stealing a military vehicle and taking it on a joyride through the streets of Virginia.

Officers were involved in an unusual chase following reports an armored personnel carrier (APC) was being driven through Richmond at speeds of up to 40mph. MORE…

The Guardian filled in more details:

The suspect, believed to be a soldier, took the military vehicle from Fort Pickett, an army national guard base in Blackstone, Virginia. He then drove it into Richmond, towards the Capitol building, followed by police squads.

During a press conference, Virginia state police spokeswoman Keeli Hill said that the driver was tased by police at 9.40pm local time and charges are now pending.

The driver of the vehicle has not been identified at this time, nor is his motive for stealing the vehicle clear.

Dave "Doctor" Gonzo is a renegade media producer, occasional bassist, web developer, and Grammy® voter. He is editor and senior contributor to News Behaving Badly. He has written for American Politics Journal, Alan Colmes' Liberaland (Dave was also a semi-frequent Friday guest on Alan's radio show), and (in print) Audio Review. Dave lives in s fortified compound with doorman in Manhattan's not-so-trendy Yorkville neighborhood.