St Thomas daredevil arrested after climbing 140ft crane on a dare


A twenty-nine-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested early last evening after climbing a 140-foot construction crane on a dare.

A passerby became concerned when he noticed a person at the top of the crane around 9 pm last night and contacted police. Police, fire and ambulance all attended the scene where the male was ordered down repeatedly.

Contact was made via cell phone and eventually, the male crawled down.  The man was, arrested and charged with mischief and breach of conditions for consuming alcohol.  He will appear in court to answer to the charges in August.