Man Tries to Take Down Building With Excavator in Franklin, New Hampshire

28-year-old Jordan Ingram shouted obscenities during court Tuesday afternoon

Jordan Ingram
Franklin Police

A New Hampshire man yelled profanities as he faced charges in a courtroom Tuesday after police say he tried to take down a building with an excavator.

Jordan Ingram, 28, of Franklin was arrested Monday after he was found in a vehicle on I-89 in New London. 

Authorities had previously responded to 15 Tannery St. for a report of a subject damaging the property.

Ingram's mother, who would not go on camera, told necn she was in the process of buying the building before her son, who has a history of mental illness, decided to take an excavator, which she owned, and attack the building, leaving a large portion of it in rubble.

Ingram, who is well-known to Franklin Police Department, was arraigned felony reckless conduct and felony criminal mischief. 

It's unclear if Ingram has an attorney.

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