Block by Block Ambassadors were called to the West Hollywood Recovery Center at 626 Robertson at around 11:30pm on Friday, regarding a disturbance by a man who has been banned from entering the premises due to ongoing problems with the individual who is known for disrupting 12-step meetings at the center.
A video posted on TikTok by @PJ1560, shows the ambassadors blocking the man from entering the premises and telling him that he was not allowed in the establishment (his photo is posted at the door along with other banned individuals). The ambassadors waived at the West Hollywood sheriffs for assistance. Three sheriff vehicles pulled up in front of the center.
In a shocking twist, the man cursed at the deputies and threatens to shoot them, “F*ck you b*tches!” he said. “Shoot me motherf*ckers right now. Want me to pull a gun out and kill you?”
He then made a motion like he was reaching into his shirt and drew their both hands as if he was holding a gun and aiming at the deputies.
A man threatens to shoot West Hollywood Sheriff deputies after trying to trespass at The West Hollywood Recovery Center in this video posted via TikTok by PJ1560 pic.twitter.com/7UXnarAfE2
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According to a witness, the sheriffs drew their guns and screamed at everyone to get out of the way. They told the man to put his hands up in the air and the man was non-compliant.
“The sheriffs know who this guy is,” said one witness. “They deal with him all the time. The guy’s name is Kenny and he always pulls stunts like this to get himself arrested, so he gets a warm meal and a place to sleep. He’s lucky he didn’t get killed this time. That was beyond insane.”
After a confrontation with the man, the deputies were able to calm him down and decided to let the man go according to several sources.
The Block-by-Block Ambassadors are stationed at the West Hollywood Park near the West Hollywood Recovery Center and continually assist the center with people who loiter, or in this case, trespass at the center.
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