Friday Crime Vids – Machete!

Posted: October 11, 2013 in Policing, Violence
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All of sudden, they’re everywhere – machete movies, youtube vids, news stories. Apparently, we love us some sharp, shiny metal – and this week’s vids feature some of the best strangest.

Machete kills

First up is the movie, Machete Kills, with Danny Trejo playing a machete-wielding hero who saves the world. According to the pitch:

The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

I like it.

Trailer for Machete Kills

Next up is a real-life hero who brought a machete to a gun fight, and won!

There’s just something bad ass, I guess, about a dude whipping a machete out of its sheath while having a gun pointed in his face that apparently scared crap out of the bad guy in this scenario. My favorite part is the outside camera view near the end that shows mister would-be robber running for his life.

Nice.

Machete in a gun fight

There’s also something about machetes, though, that attracts folks who are, let’s say, experiencing a somewhat tenuous connection with reality.

10 Cops vs Machete in Police Station

And, unfortunately, sometimes that can turn deadly.

Dash cam video of machete attack

Stay safe out there, and have a good weekend!

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