It Happened In Florida

James Hines is a 61 year old Jacksonville, FL man that simply wants respect…

…even if that means he has to run people over with a golf cart to get it.

Saturday at the Jacksonville Beach Muninicpal Golf Course a bachelor’s party was in full swing.  Donald Salsbery and five of his friends were playing a round of golf to celebrate his upcoming May 5th wedding.  Some in the group had never played and he admits they were taking their time and not proceeding very fast through the course.  He claims none of the party was intoxicated, but there are charges that the group was disrespecting the course’s rules by taking too much time and driving on the greens with their carts.  Hines frustrated at this, yelled to the group that they needed “to respect your elders!”

It seems that by the 18th green Hines had just about enough and began to hit balls at the party from about 200 yards away.  One of the balls was thrown back at Hines who then got into his cart and began driving straight at the group.  Hines reportedly ran over one man, and pinned a second against another car after running into him.  Hines then reportedly hit another man with a club before what sounds like a mexican standoff of people all standing with clubs in hand – threatening to beat one another before police arrived to settle the scene.

Hines was arrested and charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

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