Press-Citizen- Both the suspect and the victim have been charged after police responded to a Coralville stabbing. According to Coralville police complaints, officers responded at 3:45 a.m. Wednesday to the 900 block of 20th Avenue Place to find 37-year-old Ramon Duron, of Davis Street in Iowa City, standing outside an apartment complex with blood coming from a deep laceration in his right hand. Duron said 25-year-old Maxwell A. Dietz, who lived in the apartment complex, was the man who stabbed him and was still in the building, according to police. Duron had to be restrained before officers and paramedics were able to tend to his wound and he was eventually transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics by police vehicle, rather than ambulance due to his violent behavior, according to police. Police say Duron’s threats carried into the UIHC emergency room, where he threatened to behead one officer and “put it on a stake so his kids could see it.”
Hell yes! Reality meeting the pop culture world right here. No doubt in my mind that this guy is a huge Game of Thrones fan and any GOT fan is a friend of mine. He loves Khaleesi and he loves Mrgaery Tyrell’s tits. Non-GOT watchers don’t walk around threatening to cut off people’s heads. That’s an exclusive group (well, a group that has millions upon millions of people in it because they watch the show every week). This guy isn’t alone. Threatening to cut off people’s heads has made it’s way into my vernacular as well. I use it all the time and you should too. My roommate drinks the last cup of coffee out of the pot? I threaten to cut his head off. The car in front of me is too big of a pussy to run a yellow light when I’m running late for something? I threaten to cut their head off. It’s actually kind of fun and it’s of course said in jest. I can always make more coffee and the sitting at a red light gives me the chance to obsessively refresh Twitter. Now, the choice to say it to a police officer was an interesting one. He even went the extra mile and said he wanted to show-and-tell the officer’s head on a stake to his children. Interesting. That might be taking things a little too far but when you’re in the heat of the moment things happen.