Mike Bruno, owner of Devils Speedway in West Haven, VT, was arrested on Saturday morning on multiple charges.
Breaking News: Devil’s Bowl Speedway owner arrested on multiple charges including aggravated assault https://t.co/PNOfts2kSn
Bruno, 48, lives in Castleton and the charges levied against him are serious.
VIa Local 22/44 News:
“The owner of Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West Haven is spending Sunday night in jail on a wide range of charges, including kidnapping. Michael Bruno, 48, of Castleton is also charged with extortion, unlawful restraint, aggravated disorderly conduct and two counts of aggravated assault.
Vermont State Police accuse him of pointing a semi-automatic pistol at three 17-year-olds at the racetrack Saturday morning and threatening to shoot the teenagers. Troopers also allege that Bruno restrained the teens and threatened to force one of them to perform an unspecified act against their will.
Bruno is scheduled for arraignment in Rutland on Monday. He’s being held at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility on $20,000 bail.”
Our own Nick Mumley, who is also one of the hosts of the “Inside Groove” discussed the impact that this could have on Devils Speedway, which is one of two dirt tracks in the area. The other, Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, is up for sale.