Report: CMU Professor Charged After Allegedly Shooting at Vacuum Salesmen

court generic pictureMOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (June 10, 2014) — Central Michigan University Professor Robert Dale Lee was arrested last week after allegedly shooting at door-to-door vacuum salesmen with a shotgun, according to CM Life. 

Lee, 61, was arraigned on charges of felonious assault and carrying a firearm with unlawful intent, according to the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department.   He was released from custody after posting bond.

The alleged incident happened the evening of June 5 when two salesmen approached the professor’s residence in the 6000 block of S. Vandecar Road, officials said in a release.

According to court documents obtained by CM Life, Lee gestured them to wait and then went behind his garage.

The salesmen decided to leave, and Lee allegedly fired two shots at them as they were driving away in a van.  According to a release, there was a total of three people in the van.

No injuries were reported.  CM Life says that alcohol is believed to be a factor in this incident.

Lee is still listed on CMU’s website as a professor in Human Environmental Studies.

4 comments

  • TheFoundingFathers

    This is a complete fucking joke! Why don't you Democrats report the real story and inform the public why in the hell were there 3 salesman at his home? And why are you not reporting the facts because something smells like shit here! Have you or anyone else ever seen 3 salesman come to a home to sell vacuums together? ????????

    • Guest

      Hi. Maybe I am one of the dumber Dems, but I haven't a clue what the real story is. Could you explain this to me, please? Thank you!

      • Guest

        Had to chuckle at the idea that anyone thinks we will believe the prof asked them to wait…for sure what all of us who get trapped by the van full of traveling salesmen do, isn't it? The ones that have visited my home put their foot in the door to keep me from closing it on them. They are very scary.

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