Caught On Tape: Belligerent Man Repeatedly Pepper Sprayed During Wild Fight At Disneyland

ANAHEIM (CBS) — A video of an out-of-control 50-something man at Disneyland will surely soon go viral.

The man is repeatedly pepper sprayed and he curses loudly and often during a wild fight outside the Tower of Terror ride.

As wild as the ride might be, witnesses to the fight — involving the man, patrons, security, two bellhops — got their own wild ride Saturday just after 3:30 p.m.

It is not known what led to the wild melee. But at the start of the video, onlookers have already clearly had their fill of the agitated man.

One woman repeatedly screams at the 50-something man, “Do you know you’re at Disneyland? There are kids here! Stop! There are kids here. Does this guy not get that?”

Several patrons subdue the man who is shown punching Disneyland employees and kicking at various park goers. He slurs his words as well prompting many on-lookers to question whether the man is drunk.

In a four-minute profanity laced rant (including by some disgusted patrons) the man can be seen egging on employees to swing at him. He punches at least two park employees, one directly in the face.

After the boisterous man is downed, several park goers applaud and mock him. “He didn’t wind up being so tough, huh?” and another says “Time to go home, sir. Can you believe he’s still going?. Another adds, “look who’s now whimpering like a little baby!” and another man is heard laughing, “I think this guy has been drinking some vodka!”

Suzi Brown, a spokeswoman for Disneyland, told CBS2 and KCAL9: “Our security cast member was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for the injuries he sustained and then released. We appreciate the actions of the guests who came to his aid during this uncharacteristic incident.”

Anaheim police tell CBS2 and KCAL9 that they arrested 53-yearold Glenn L. Horlacher. He was booked at the Anaheim police department and issued a citation. It is not clear what charges, if any, Horlacher will face.

The profanity-laced video is linked on youtube under “Disney Tower of Terror Fight” but can only be accessed by youtube users who are over 21.

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  1. Bruce Smith says:

    I saw them keep pepper spraying him after he got up and was doing nothing but standing there. I thought it looked like the park employees were provoking him to do more. After being sprayed repeatedly when there was no reason to, he finally had enough of the unprovoked attacks on his person and decided the only option left was to stop the park employee that was assaulting him with the pepper spray. Looked like self defence to me.

    1. Andrew P. says:

      Yeah, it does look like they kept spraying him when he was no longer a threat (leaving against the gate & wiping his eyes), and that seemed to have set him off again. I would have been mad at the security guard too for spraying repeatedly. At the same time, I wouldn’t be drunk at Disneyland and gratuitously swearing in front of hundreds of children. And we don’t know the actions of the man leading up to the beginning of the video. Heck, maybe he deserved every bit of that spray.

      1. Wild Palms says:

        I bet this turd ends up suing Disney… was having a diabetic reaction, LOL

      2. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

        And he will probably be able to retire…

    2. Leland says:

      It’s always good to know idiots have their defenders too.. Unfortunately, it’s usually by other idiots, or defense attorneys. But you don’t appear to have the intellect to be an attorney. I’m a weapons trainer. Use appropriate force until the threat, or problem, is completely neutralized.In my opinion, the guard didn’t take enough action. Pepper spray doesn’t have the same effect on everyone.

      1. sfavdsdfv says:

        Another person that has no buisness being a weadpons trainer.

      2. Leland says:

        @ sfavdsdfv ‘
        Another person that has no buisness being a weadpons trainer.’

        From someone who shouldn’t be allowed to be on a computer unsupervised. Care to elaborate, or are you having trouble articulating a valid thought, or are you simply a coward? It’s an easy, multiple choice question I could use smaller words for you.

      3. CleanFun says:

        Well said sfavdsdfv. But I seriously doubt he’s even trained himself. Just popping off over the internet.

      4. Leland says:

        Really? Is that all you simpletons have to bring to the table? No expertise, or facts? Just another impotent opinion? Pathetic.

      5. Rumplestilkskin says:

        Well said Leland, my sentiments exactly. I would probably given him one swift kick up the family jewels and put him down for good. I also believe the guard was being very controlled in his actions.
        Disney’s guards are trained not to become involved in a scuffle, but to get unruly people to leave or calm down by speaking with them, or at the very least to do as he had done, subdue a combatant with the least physical energy expended. It appeared the guard was being very reserved in his actions.
        It doesn’t make a whit of difference whether a person is having an alcohol related incident or a reaction from drugs whether legal or illegal. If they cannot control themselves, then THEY DO NEED TO BE CONTROLLED, especially where there are children in a family oriented environment !!!

      6. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

        Leland…you’ve got the wrong guy. I was simply saying the moron will now more than likely sue and get rich. He desreved everything he got and more. He was arrested and im sure faces a ton of charges. Starting with being a moron!

      7. Erika71 says:

        I agree with you. Pepper spray may not be enough to subdue a person. I have not see the video yet, but I will.

    3. CTW says:

      If you watch the whole video on youtube, you can see the guy keeps getting up and attacking the security officer, who was the only one there at the time, so he had ever right to keep spraying the guy.

    4. Orange County says:

      Bruce Smith, you’re just as much an idiot as that drunk guy. I’ll bet you been kicked out of many establishments yourself.

  2. carl says:

    I wish I was there

    1. jack says:

      yeah, you would have made things worse.

      1. NoDemocracyAnymore says:

        After the coup and cover up I wouldn’t believe much of the news.

        Osama Obama Biden (Bi)n La(den)
        One coincidence? Two coincidences?
        The odds of the president’s and vice president’s last names combined having the same 9 consecutive letters as the name of the most wanted terrorist is over 5 trillion to 1.

        With the media in on the last election, it’s why Sarah Palin was added to the McCain ticket. They had no intention of winning. Why do you think Republicans gained so many seats in the last midterm? Sarah and McCain were part of a coup. Obama was turned after he won the election to take down those who make up the “organized community” that he spoke about.

        The biggest cover up in history starts with Sarah Palin’s real role in our last election.
        http://PalinsDirtyLittleSecret.blogspot.com

      2. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

        Yo NoDemocracy….maybe you should get a job with the CIA with that code breaking ability of yours…..NOT!!!

      3. NoDemocracyAnymore says:

        FidelityBraveryIntegrity Maybe you could get a job attacking, threatening, bullying, discrediting, and diverting attention for the federal government. Oh wait, you already have one. Maybe you could hire a good lawyer that can get you off for treason dipchit how’s that sound?

    2. Peter says:

      They have another video of what happened after this video shut down, the cops finally arrive see video at http://www.WarnWire.com

    3. Danny says:

      Too Bad Captain Truth wasnt there, from Obama’s Truth Team.. Then sht would of really hit the fan. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nx0llOzd1O8

      1. Exposing the Fascsit says:

        Danny,

        Joseph Stalin had something similar except it was called the Glavlit. Americans are really stupid; they have to be the dumbest people on earth. At least in the former Soviet Union and East Germany the people KNEW they were being lied to and spoon feed propaganda. I wonder how long it will take Americans to figure it out, or if they will at all.

      2. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

        @ Exposing…you chucklehead…what does that have to do with the story??

      3. FidelityBraveryIntegrity AKA Okami says:

        @ Tom…….BAAAAAAA!

    4. Shawn McDonald says:

      FidelityBraveryIntegrity another government poster covering up the truth

      1. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

        That some moron got drunk and started trouble at Disney???How the hell is that a government cover up? I would really like to understand. Or was it maybe something the government put in the air around him that made him go nuts??? Do tell.

      2. CommonCents says:

        ‘NoDemocracyAnymore’ & ‘Exposing the Fascist’ are both CORRECT!!

        FidelityBraveryIntegrity is just a Zionist SHILL or Marxist ‘useful idiot’.

        Lots of subliminal mind-control techniques and PsyOps at Disney.

        Observe the covert sexuality and symbolism in their movies.

      3. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

        @ CommonNoSense…..seriously get a life. You little cry wolf about everything that happens in this world are the reason when and if something ever does go down….no one will believe it until its to late. this was just a drunk dude that got what he deserved! Nothing more.

      4. TOM SERVO says:

        FidelityBraveryIntegrity is right. This story has nothing to do with the “spam” posts he was questioning. Anyone attacking him for saying so is ignorant . . . Sheesh. I thought the wolves were smarter than that. The sheep costume only works when you act like one of the sheep.

  3. Bill says:

    I have just one word to sum up this story. BORING!

    1. Ryder says:

      Not that boring. I thought it was a good story though I felt bad for the drunk. ha ha nice post danny, captian truth. I wish captain truth would of been there too. I followed your link that was funny. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nx0llOzd1O8 though alot of people in Cali probably will be joining truth team.

    2. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

      The story itself is boring…bet it wasnt boring being there though….

  4. L. Kirby says:

    The man may have been having a diabetic problem. They can sometimes act as if they are drunk and what they need is medication. Find out before you beat him half to death.

    1. Dalton says:

      They subdued him. Obviously, you’ve never worked in a bar. Then, you’d know the definition of “beat him half to death.”

      1. punchy says:

        you’re supposed to be polite and say please first Dalton.

  5. hazelll says:

    “security cast member”?
    They “cast” people as security members, rather than hiring real security?

    1. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

      All Disney employees are called cast members.

  6. coriolana says:

    The stormtroopers at the Rodent Empires should take over for the TSA.

  7. barber5 says:

    Undoubtedly a Santorum reporter

  8. Rich says:

    All Disney Park Employees are referred to as “Cast Members”, regardless of their position.

    For those who didn’t know.

  9. floyd sampson says:

    It appeared as an assault on the man, with the unnecessary use of pepper spray, repeatedly used and then again when he was on the ground. I hope he sues disneyland and gets a big judgment. The gaul of disneyland spraying their customers assures me that my family will never again attend any of their parks.

    1. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

      Grow a pair Floyd….obviously you didnt watch what happened…go hug a tree.

    2. Leland says:

      I’m guessing your family have already been banned from numerous establishments.

      1. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

        No sir…again…you got the wrong guy.

      2. John says:

        Leland, you are a moron. What kind of facts are you referring to? That you are a weapons trainer?! Congratulations, you really achieved something in life, now have a Budweiser and clean the gun that you keep under your pillow.
        All the video showed was an idiot fighting another without any of the reason why. I’ve seen way too many incidents in my life where the so called security personnel are the cause of the problems, so you can stop commenting, as all you do is trying to provoke others who are not as narrow minded as you are.

    3. Orange County says:

      floyd sampson, I take it, you were kicked out at Disneyland for doing the same thing that drunk guy did. I’m sure Disneyland will be blessed by your absence. Get a life, you idiot.

  10. mmercir says:

    I did the one one Orlando.

    you would need a frikin tazer tazer to get me back on that manical device.

    Fun as all get out for the children’s… Heart attack machine. for the grown. Never forget the wife screaming “we’re all gonna die” all the way down.

  11. lol says:

    Note how his profanity and violence made those cursing his profanity righteously curse profanely and get violent.

    1. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

      Dude….two words…ENGLISH CLASS!!!!!!

      1. GROWAPAIR says:

        FidelityBraveryIntergrity

        Dude…two words…PuS$y dumbf**k

      2. TOM SERVO says:

        Punctuation only works if you have something meaningful to say. “lol” should keep skipping English class – it makes it easier to avoid what he has written.

  12. stoptouchingthatmabel says:

    An Obama supporter who didn’t get his free stuff that day.

    1. Orange County says:

      stoptouchingthatmabel, go have sex with your mother.

  13. Jay Dedd says:

    C’mon, people.

    Are you really that gullible?

    This was a reality show scene…

    1. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

      Now thats a funny thought!!!

  14. Snarky Malarkey says:

    Tower of Terror?

    More like Shower of Pepper…

    1. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

      That guy will be hurting for a while.

  15. Otis Campbell says:

    Some twink probably hit on him at the bar. Happens all the time there.

  16. GD says:

    Dehydrated? Diabetic? Dehydrated diabetic? Democrat? Occupy Tower Of Terror?

    1. TOM SERVO says:

      AH HAHAHA!!

  17. mmm999 says:

    “A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within.” ~ Will Durant

    http://911essentials.com

  18. Rod says:

    It was probably because of that stupid, line cutting, fastpass. I quit going to Disney because of all the tension caused by it.

  19. walter12 says:

    If the man was crazy and if he was going to attack someone, then he should have been shot down like a rapid dog.

    1. artemis133 says:

      A rapid dog? How fast was he going?

    2. PatTheRat says:

      But as the video shows, he was none of your “ifs”. Why waste time with hypotheticals when the facts here clearly show the opposite.

  20. ProMouse says:

    The 53 year old ought to know how to act in public…oh yeah, wait, I’m in America…

  21. Burt Gummer says:

    I came here to watch some pie-head get peppersprayed and I find out about international government cover ups . Best news site EVER!!!!

    1. Orange County says:

      Burt, this site is a magnet for tea party conspiracy theorists and history revisionists.

  22. Cookie says:

    Looks like a clear case of racism to me. he didnt get enough cookies as a child and disney was hoarding all theirs. I call for cookie wealth redistribution immediately

  23. Louie says:

    That’s California Adventure, not Disneyland.

  24. Max says:

    Leland weopons trainer in all your years of experience in handling weapons can you give the crowd here a comment on what your training tells you to do when the person suffering from the weight of numerous interveners and threats of further bodily harm when the person goes into cardiac arrest or breathing abnormalities and subsequently dies? Those people piling onto him would be gobsmacked with huge amounts of legal troubles and worries.

  25. PatTheRat says:

    It is very possible the man was a diabetic and having a hypoglycemic attack. Based on the video, Disney will get a hefty lawsuit from this for the actions of their employees.

    1. Orange County says:

      PatTheRat, hopefully Disneyland reads your post and countersues you as well for egging on a frivolous lawsuit. You’re just as much an idiot as that drunk guy.

  26. Duke Lopez says:

    That is why is called “Tower of Terror.”

  27. excuse-me says:

    Diabetes? Hypoglycemia? Is this like saying…”oh, it was the beer that made me do it.”? This man was cursing and belligerent. We’re not talking alien possession here. Is someone going to tell me that he is normally a mild-mannered, church-going, humanitarian, beloved by children? Whatever the reasons for his disorientation and drunk-like behavior… He. Needed. To. Be. Taken. DOWN.

  28. whocares says:

    seemed like an overuse of pepper spray to me. The guy gets what he deserves after spraying him the second time when he was just standing there against the fence…

    1. Orange County says:

      whocares, sounds like you need some pepper spray shot in YOUR face.

  29. Demi says:

    I’m a tactics instructor. The security guy had no clue about use of force options. Security guy should have been able to de-escalte (until help arrived) or take the man down without spraying him. Being sprayed with OC induces panic in those sprayed. The back up was non exsistant. Disney needs to re-evaluate it’s security operations/response times. What if it had been terrorism? The crowd holding the guy down could have resulted in death by positional asphyxia. In general, you NEVER want to put pressure on the chest of a person sprayed by an inflammatory agent. Those helping could have been charged with manslaughter if he would have died (being in litigious Ca).

    1. FidelityBraveryIntegrity says:

      Cant disagree with all of what you’ve said Demi. But remember…it’s Disney we are talking about. I’m suprised they didn’t send tinkerbell out to try and calm the guy down.

    2. John says:

      Thanks Demi! Finally someone with proper training (not like Leland) and without the bias.

    3. Orange County says:

      Demi, the fact that you’re a tactics instructor is very disconcerting. You are a spineless coward backstabbing and undermining a security guy who was just doing his job. People like you are exactly the types that the security guy has to be on the lookout for. Thanks for nothing.

      P.S. I’m willing to bet you’re full of s–t. Yeah, I’m a tactics instructor too!!! LOL!

  30. Barry Merlo says:

    No matter where you go, there’s always one idiot that wants all the attention

  31. js says:

    Maybe he suddenly realized he was surrounded by young dooshbags straight out of a bad 80’s movie about college kids who challenge the new guy to a ski race… and he went berzerk.

  32. Tracy says:

    This man’s behavior appears to me to be realted to diabetic low-blood sugar.
    I have seen this in my husband who has type I diabetes.
    He acts like he has diabetic problems as opposed to being drunk.

    1. Orange County says:

      Tracy, sounds like you’re making excuses for him just like all the other idiots who use the diabetic attack excuse. Having a diabetic attack does not cause people to go punching other people out or curing other people out. He was not having a diabetic attack, he had too much to drink and wasn’t drinking responsibly.

      1. Orange County says:

        That’s “cursing”, not “curing”.

  33. Orange County says:

    To all you idiots who are making excuses for that moron, he was not having a diabetic attack, he was DRUNK! Having a diabetic attack does not make people violent or cause people to develop a need to argue with people or punch other people out or use profanity on people.

    Even if it was a diabetic attack, if some pig starts taking swings at me, I will beat the living s–t out of that person, diabetic attack or no diabetic attack and I will have him arrested and I will press charges.

  34. cc says:

    The people taunting him behind the camera and the girl who keeps saying… “There are kids here…” are totally drunk too, you can even see a beer in her hand at the end of the video. Who knows what this guys whole story is, but that last spray of pepper is so awful to watch. He was just standing there and finally calming down. I would have started fighting again too. It makes my stomach hurt that people would say he deserved that.

  35. cc says:

    * when you watch the entire video, not the cut on this page.

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