Police: Father Attacks High School Football Coach With Ax
Raynald Adams, 40 (Booking Photo)
8:47 a.m. PDT, September 24, 2011
The trouble started Wednesday afternoon when police say Raynald Adams started threatening one of the junior varsity coaches on the football field.
The verbal assault escalated when Adams lunged at the coach and struck his torso several times with a taped ax handle, police said.
School employees jumped on Adams, holding him down until police arrived.
The unidentified coach was not seriously injured.
Adams was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, battery on a school official, possession of a dangerous weapon, being on school grounds without registering and possession a weapon on school grounds.