publication date: Thursday, June 30, 2022 (part of Summer 2022)

category: Controversy

clue: Suicide-by-armored-bulldozer-rampage is a novel way to express grievances with your city council.

explanation: After years of feuding with his town council in Colorado about the impossibility of operating his business within their bureaucracy, Heemeyer secretly armored a bulldozer with layers of steel and concrete, and undertook an hours-long rampage across his town on June 4, 2004. He was the only person harmed, after he took his own life inside the cabin. more…

intended difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates


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