he alleged slasher vowed to “get rowdy,” “make a scene” and “pop that balloon.” A Donald Trump supporter was arrested Saturday after the infamous Trump baby blimp — which shows the president as a partially naked angry baby — was slashed and deflated in Alabama. The attack occurred shortly before the kickoff of the Alabama-Louisiana State University football game, which the president attended in Tuscaloosa. Hoyt Hutchinson, 32, was charged with felony first-degree criminal mischief, The Tuscaloosa News reported. On what appears to be Hutchinson’s Facebook page, he posted a video in which he vowed to “make a scene,” “get rowdy” and “pop” that balloon. “Y’all watch the news. … You got any balls you’re welcome to join me,” he added. “I’m shaking, I’m so mad right now.“ “Officers observed Hoyt Deau Hutchinson, age 32 of Tuscaloosa, AL, cut into the ‘Baby Trump’ balloon, and then attempt to flee the area,” said a statement from the Tuscaloosa police. “Officers apprehended the suspect and took him into custody on a charge of Criminal Mischief First Degree. Hoyt was transported to Tuscaloosa County Jail where he was held on a $2,500 bond.”
siehe auch: Man arrested, charged in ‘Baby Trump’ balloon stabbing. A responding officer and an unidentified man stands by a Baby Trump balloon deflated by someone at Monnish Park as people were protesting President Donald Trump’s visit to an NCAA college football game between Louisiana State and Alabama playing nearby in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. The towering Baby Trump protest balloon was knifed and deflated by someone unhappy with its appearance during Trump’s trip to Alabama, organizers said. A towering “Baby Trump” protest balloon was knifed and deflated by someone unhappy with its appearance during President Donald Trump’s Saturday trip to Alabama, organizers said. The incident occurred during Trump’s visit to watch the University of Alabama football game. The balloon, which is over 20 feet (6.1 meters) tall, was set up in a nearby park. Jim Girvan, the organizer of a group that “adopts” out the Trump balloons for protests, said a man charged the balloon with a knife and cut an 8-foot-long (2.4-meter-long) gash in the back. In a news release, Tuscaloosa police said Hoyt Deau Hutchinson, 32, was arrested and charged with first-degree criminal mischief. The orange, diaper-clad, cellphone-clutching caricature of the president is often taken to Trump appearances as a way to protest him.