The Florida man who allegedly plowed his van into a Republican Party voter-registration tent said he was motivated by his hatred of President Trump, according to a police report.
Gregory Timm, 27, allegedly admitted ramming into the tent at the Kernan Village Shopping Center parking lot on Saturday because “someone had to take a stand,” according to the report from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities said Timm stopped his van after narrowly missing volunteers and then flipped them off before driving away.
When deputies tracked him down at his home later on Saturday to arrest him, he told them that “he does not like President Trump,” according to the report.
The redacted report also says that Timm “advised the other reason was ‘it’s like someone sh–ting on your grave,’” though it’s unclear what exactly he meant.
He allegedly showed cops a cellphone video he took of himself driving toward the tent that didn’t show the crash.
“The suspect was upset that the video ended before ‘the good part,’” the report said.
The incident was condemned by several Republicans, including Trump himself, who tweeted on Saturday: “Law Enforcement has been notified. Be careful tough guys who you play with!”
Timm was charged with aggravated assault, criminal mischief and driving with a suspended license.
His arraignment is scheduled for March 3.