The county sheriff is aware of the guy, but it's worth contacting law
enforcement anyway. I was part of a field trip group back in 2003 that
stopped to look at a grouse across the road from his house. He came out in
his underwear screaming profanities and threatening to shoot us. He needs
either help or jail time...I'm not sure which.
By the way, if you want to avoid this guy, you're using a county highway
map, and don't know which road number is Stickney Road....it's CR 207 and it
runs north/south between CR28 (Sax Rd) and CR52 (Arkola Rd). He's on the
north end near CR 28.
On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 7:57 PM, Chris Edwardson
> Cindy and I were birding the bog on Saturday and made the mistake of
> stopping (for a possible owl sighting) near a house on the Stickney
> Road that has a sign that in part says "Trespassers will be violated...."
> The owner walked out to the road (we were 200 + feet past his driveway) and
> asked us what we were doing there. I said we were birding, but he acted
> confused and began confronting us, yelling that he had cameras watching the
> road. We just got in the car and left. Unknown to us, he was not through
> "talking" to us and when we were several miles away he pulled up in his
> car while we were driving and forced our car to stop. I use the word
> forced, because I felt like I had to stop or he would try to run us off the
> road. We listened to him rant about being an ex-marine, prior killer of
> enemies, Christian, etc. Eventually, he let us drive on. He mentioned
> having problems with birders before so we wanted to be sure to remind
> everyone not to stop anywhere near his house. I am considering contacting
> the county Sheriff just to have the incident on record.
> Chris Edwardson
> Wood Technology Consulting Services
> 31 E. Arrowhead Rd.
> Duluth, MN 55803
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