Florida man arrested for threatening neighbor with his pet machete named 'kindness'.

7 month ago

A Florida man has been arrested for threatening to kill his neighbor with a machete he has named “Kindness.”

Bryan Duane Stewart, 30, has been arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Santa Rosa County sheriff’s deputies said a neighbor heard yelling and banging coming from Stewart’s home all day. At around midnight, the unnamed neighbor told police he heard Stewart tell another person in the house he was going “to kill ‘em with kindness.”

The neighbors then went over to the home because a woman and child were inside. WEAR reports Stewart then grabbed a small machete knife with the word "kindness" written on the side and tried to stab one of the neighbors.

Stewart also ended up cutting another neighbor who tried to help. When authorities arrived, the report says Stewart had a strong odor of alcohol coming from him and was belligerent.

deputies were able to subdue Stewart with a Taser.

He is currently being held on a $20,000 bond.