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SJPD End Naked Man With Samurai Sword Stand-Off
NBC Bay Area ^ | Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013 | Lori Preuitt

Posted on 01/01/2013 4:23:23 PM PST by nickcarraway

A naked man with a Samurai sword brought out a large police force New Year's morning

New Year's Day started with a bizarre stand-off for San Jose police.

They were called to Ezie Street and Cas Drive in San Jose after several people called 911 to report a man standing in front of a home with an assault rifle just after 8 a.m.

As police rushed to the scene, witnesses said the man got in a car and drove to Southwest Expressway and Bascom Avenue. That's where police pulled him over.

Police said the suspect immediately got out of his car and started yelling, “You're going to have to kill me.”

He was naked and holding a large “Samurai”-type sword, according to police.

One witness told NBC Bay Area that the man was pacing back and forth waving the sword at times.

San Jose Police Department “Crisis Intervention Team” members were called to the scene and a stand-off began.

Just before 11 a.m., the man was arrested without incident. Police took Coco Bennett, 29, into custody. Police said Bennett, who was still carrying the sword, bolted toward a fence and tried to scale it, fell down, and dropped the weapon. That's when officers moved in.

Because police were able to secure the assault rifle as well as the man's vehicle in the early minutes of the stand-off, the threat to the greater public at large was minimized during the stand off.

It was not immediately clear what motivated the man.

Police said he would be evaluated by doctors.

Police showed the weapons to reporters following the arrest (see right).

Police recovered an AR-15-type assault rifle, with a magazine and live ammunition, from Bennett's car during the standoff which happened at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light rail station.


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1 posted on 01/01/2013 4:23:29 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: NormsRevenge; martin_fierro; null and void

Happy New Year.


2 posted on 01/01/2013 4:26:55 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

airsoft, I’ll bet.


3 posted on 01/01/2013 4:27:05 PM PST by gaijin
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To: nickcarraway; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
"HAPPY NUDE YEAR!!!


4 posted on 01/01/2013 4:28:31 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: nickcarraway

Its cold today, too.


5 posted on 01/01/2013 4:30:56 PM PST by skeeter
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To: nickcarraway

“It was not immediately clear what motivated the man.”

Bath salts?


6 posted on 01/01/2013 4:34:07 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: nickcarraway

Didn’t he realize that secret ninja powers don’ work without the black robe?


7 posted on 01/01/2013 4:36:30 PM PST by atomic conspiracy (Victory in Iraq: Worst defeat for activist media since Goebbels shot himself.)
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To: skeeter

At least it as sunny.


8 posted on 01/01/2013 4:38:56 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Happy New Year, Groo...

http://groo.com/


9 posted on 01/01/2013 4:44:33 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: nickcarraway

a chilling omen of things to come..bath salts?


10 posted on 01/01/2013 4:52:39 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: nickcarraway

land of the freaks and nuts


11 posted on 01/01/2013 5:01:19 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: nickcarraway

I wonder if he was wearing his seat belt?


12 posted on 01/01/2013 5:21:43 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: nickcarraway

“Do you know the way to San Jose?
They’ve got some naked guys with Samurai swords.”

Hal David left that verse out.


13 posted on 01/01/2013 5:24:53 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: nickcarraway

There might have been some shrinkage.


14 posted on 01/01/2013 5:38:45 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: nickcarraway
Anyone seen George Takei?


15 posted on 01/01/2013 5:59:27 PM PST by relictele
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To: nickcarraway

The naked samurai sword thing is not new. I remember a number of years ago there was very similar incident.


16 posted on 01/01/2013 6:13:44 PM PST by Lockbar (Quality Factory Loaded Ammunition-----The New Gold)
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To: Lockbar

I think “Naked Samurai Sword Thing” is number 163 on the Social Security Disability List of Crazy S**t You Can Try to Get Disability.


17 posted on 01/01/2013 6:36:31 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: nickcarraway; Ramius
thanks, for the post
Sword Ping! ...enjoy.

18 posted on 01/01/2013 6:39:39 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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To: blueunicorn6

With the AR involved, this looks like more of a coward’s suicide-by-cop attempt.


19 posted on 01/01/2013 6:42:29 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Lockbar
The naked samurai sword thing is not new.
I remember a number of years ago there was very similar incident.
they "took" the guy "out" with a active fire-hose (OUCH! :); then a 8 ft. Fire Ladder was used...
He wasn't in a Ready Stance for that....(iirc) also in Ca.

20 posted on 01/01/2013 6:50:11 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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To: 2Fro; all_mighty_dollar; Arkat Kingtroll; Battle Hymn of the Republic; Betis70; billycat95130; ...
Ezie Street


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Sounds like the equivalent of "Baltic Avenue" on the Monopoly board.

21 posted on 01/01/2013 7:38:55 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: relictele

He made a cameo appearance on a recent episode of Hawaii 5-0. He was fully clothed and making some kind of moonshine.


22 posted on 01/01/2013 8:06:35 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Ramius; g'nad; Corin Stormhands; Squantos; osagebowman

Ping: sword/”assault rifle” combo.


23 posted on 01/01/2013 8:13:02 PM PST by 300winmag (Overkill Never Fails)
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To: gaijin
airsoft, I’ll bet.

If you really want to disarm a Naked Man with a Samurai Sword and have a bit of fun at the same time, I would suggest pepper spray or even better bear spray. Of course either of these would work better if aimed at the general area at the top of the legs.

I would bet that if the bear spray was used, I probably could have heard the scream all the up here in Colorado Springs.

24 posted on 01/01/2013 8:13:51 PM PST by SledgeCS (Democrat/Liberal/Progressive/Socialist = Gun Control Nazi)
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To: nickcarraway

Well, at least he wasn’t carrying or packing a concealed weapon. Nudity allows you to air your differences — insignificant as they might be.


25 posted on 01/01/2013 11:41:08 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: nickcarraway

When I’m runnung around nekkid the press always reports that my samari sword is large....


26 posted on 01/02/2013 7:14:14 AM PST by nevergore ("It could be that the purpose of my life is simply to serve as a warning to others.")
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To: Ramius; 300winmag; IrishCatholic; lookout88; Wpin; spetznaz; Smokin' Joe; HungarianGypsy; neb52; ...

Good grief... only in the Bay area... sheesh.

Sword Ping! I’m not sure who has the naked assault rifle ping list, but it ain’t me... :-)


27 posted on 01/02/2013 10:06:28 AM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: Ramius
nikkid auto*something* ping? :-D
*snickering*

28 posted on 01/02/2013 10:22:28 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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To: martin_fierro
that's so Kewl! :-D

29 posted on 01/02/2013 10:24:42 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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To: SledgeCS
If you really want to disarm a Naked Man with a Samurai Sword and have a bit of fun at the same time, I would suggest pepper spray or even better bear spray. Of course either of these would work better if aimed at the general area at the top of the legs.

Of course, the instant he sees the pepper spray can in your hand, he's going to charge you, and open you up from neck to groin. Take a look at this video of police in Nicaragua against a guy with a knife. The fun starts at 1:25.

30 posted on 01/02/2013 10:35:20 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: PapaBear3625; Ramius; All
enjoy.
Monty Python's "How to defend yourself against fruits"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjEcj8KpuJw&feature=youtube_gdata_player

31 posted on 01/04/2013 5:49:37 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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