Don't get behind on your rent

August 7, 2008 5:04:32 AM PDT
Newark, Delaware, police have arrested a landlord who allegedly rammed his Hummer into a renter's house, claiming the tenants were behind on their rent.

A police spokesman says 30-year-old Richard Ott crashed the SUV into a home at about 3 a.m. in the morning.

A 50-year-old woman and her 53-year-old husband sleeping inside and were jolted awake by a loud crash and the house shaking.

Officers learned Ott was the landlord and went to his home.

Police saw the damaged Hummer there with a pine branch stuck in the front bumper.

Ott is facing reckless driving, harassment and other charges.