YouTube User Arrested For Driving Cross-Country To Threaten Google

Earlier this week, a YouTuber was arrested in California for driving all the way out from Maine to threaten Google for deleting his account. Police starting becoming suspicious of Kyle Long as he passed though Iowa, where he vandalized a gas station bathroom and clued in officers to his plan to potentially harm Google employees.

The kicker? Google wasn't even responsible for deleting Long's account. His wife did it.

According to an Iowa state trooper, the YouTube channel "gave instruction to other users on how to boost viewership and earn money", and Long's wife and father claimed that the videos he posted were "gibberish". His father also stated that he hopes his son's arrest helps him get the psychiatric help he needs.

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