Craig F. When Marvin Heemeyer of Granby, Colorado, reached a dead end in his fight with the zoning commission, the logical response would have been to petition them again and await a future response. After all, Marvin Heemeyer was said to be a logical man, so it makes sense that he would take a logical approach. Heemeyer owned a small welding shop in town, where he made his living repairing mufflers. He petitioned the city to have the property rezoned to prevent the construction of the plant, but was rejected on multiple occasions. So, in early , Marvin Heemeyer decided he had enough. A few years earlier, he purchased a bulldozer with the intent to use it to create an alternative route to his muffler shop.
Marvin John Heemeyer October 28, — June 4, was an American welder and an automobile muffler repair shop owner who demolished numerous buildings with a modified bulldozer in Granby , Colorado on June 4, Heemeyer had feuded with Granby town officials, particularly over fines for violating city health ordinances when he chose to dump sewage from his business instead of installing a proper septic tank. His feud came to a head on June 4, Over about eighteen months Heemeyer had secretly modified a Komatsu DA bulldozer by adding layers of steel and concrete , intended to serve as armor. His friends stated that he had no relatives in the Granby—Grand Lake area. John Bauldree, a friend of Heemeyer's, said that he was a likable person. Heemeyer's brother Ken stated that he "would bend over backwards for anyone.
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It was June 4, when a man inside a makeshift-armored bulldozer attacked the small town of Granby. The man plowed through buildings as law enforcement scrambled to save lives and put an end to the devastation. The description of the movie from IMBD :. The man behind the madness, Marvin Heemeyer, eventually took his own life after causing millions of dollars in damages.
Over a period of serveral hours, Heemeyer proceeded to cause mayhem and destruction while overwhelming the efforts of local police to stop the Killdozer in its tracks. This book recounts the events and actions of the perpetrator leading up to the dramatic rampage as well as the aftermath of the horrendous incident in the community. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?