|August Busch IV|
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Just think International news coming out of Key West, Florida. August A. Busch IV, who was questioned by police Thursday after he pulled a gun during a confrontation at the Bank of America Office in Key West, FL. No arrests were made, no charges were filed and no one was injured, according to the Key West Police Department report. The incident occurred about 11 a.m. on the lot of a Bank of America branch, when a man in a pickup truck became angry with Busch for parking in a manner that blocked access to a bank door.
A witness to the confrontation said that while Busch walked to an ATM, the pickup driver got out of his vehicle, became confrontational by yelling at Busch and walked toward him. The witness said Busch pulled out a handgun, but kept it pointed at the ground. Busch, 52, was cooperative with the responding officer, he readily admitted to having a gun and then presented the officer with a valid driver's license and concealed-carry permit. The former head of Anheuser-Busch Cos., who ran the brewing giant from 2006 until it was bought out two years later, has had several high-profile dealings with police in his high-profile past.
Fortunately, this incident was nipped in the bud before it got out of hand. Cooler heads finally prevailed before the incident turned violent.