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    Iraq Vet Stole Humvee Before Smashing it into Building at Fort Stewart, Prosecutors Say

    Iraq Vet Stole Humvee Before Smashing it into Building at Fort Stewart, Prosecutors Say

    The man charged with plowing a Humvee into the 3rd Infantry Division's headquarters building at Fort Stewart, Georgia, is a retired Iraq war veteran, officials said Tuesday. Images of the wreck, with the vehicle half enveloped in the crumbled glass facade of a building, quickly took over social media shortly after the incident Monday.

    Treamon Lacy, 39, was immediately arrested after the incident and charged with theft of government property and destruction of government property. As a retired soldier, Lacy had access to the base, though he did not have any authority to drive vehicles, according to court filings.

    “Fort Stewart Police, along with Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division agents, detained Lacy at the 3rd Infantry Division headquarters building immediately following the incident,” a service spokesperson said in a statement.

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    Authorities say Lacy stole the Humvee from the 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion's motor pool Monday morning and within minutes intentionally crashed it through the front doors of the 3rd Infantry Division headquarters.

    A Humvee was smashed into the headquarters of the 3rd Infantry Division on Monday. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Army WTF! Moments)

    No one was injured. It is unclear what motivated the crash.

    Lacy served in the…

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