Drunk “Praising Allah” Caused Panic At Caldwell Eatery

Patrons of Horsewood’s Restaurant in Caldwell were panicked Friday night when a man jumped up on the bar and “praised Allah as the only god.” Patrons fled in panic.

Patrons and staff quickly subdued the man and hustled him outside. Adding to the fear factor, the man was carrying a backpack. He was pinned to the ground and the backpack was tossed a safe distance away when Caldwell police arrived. Police said he was unarmed, despite early reports to the contrary.


(Caldwell PD photo)

Coincidentally it was the first day of “permitless carry” in Idaho and Caldwell police feared a bloodbath when the original call came in. Put bluntly, RALMONZOW IBHAR BELL is lucky to be alive in these days of heightened fear of terrorists and a well armed Idaho citizenry.

Caldwell Police Lt. Joey Hoadley told the GUARDIAN Bell was charged with “Disturbing The Peace” after being examined at a local hospital. He was booked and released from the Canyon County jail.

“I was one of the first on the scene and the thought of a permitless carry incident certainly went through my mind,” said Hoadley adding, “I was really proud of the Caldwell citizens and shook some hands after it was all over.”

Another witness celebrating a birthday said, “Let me tell you, everyone that was there was scared as hell.” The rest of his statement was too full of expletives to be quoted.

After the GUARDIAN posted the story, KTVB picked up the story and obtained security video of the incident.

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  1. chicago sam
    Jul 2, 2016, 2:58 pm

    A Mexican praising Allah–Not sure I buy that one but you have to admire the reaction of the patrons and employees not knowing what was in that backpack.

  2. Yossarian_22
    Jul 2, 2016, 3:32 pm

    That guy was pretty stupid to make a such an ass out of himself for whatever kind of joke he thought he was making. I’ve been reading news stories from Germany, Sweden and others there that enough refugees have been behaving very badly…so badly that special education programs are being launched to change behavior that you would think would be common sense and self evident to not have to address. Some of these over-tolerant governments have actually turned the social clocks backward to accommodate their new guests. Segregated pools and trains and public spaces that liberals fought to undo decades ago, are being implemented. It’s astonishing. Swedish women are now being asked to wear special wristbands that explain to refugees that attacking and groping them is not acceptable!! Go look it up.

    Re permitless carry….I support it as Vermont has had it forever without any issues. Permitted carriers are statistically the MOST law abiding people in the nation. I expect that MOST carriers will behave accordingly. The MSM will be on the lookout for ANY little issue and I will be watching for fakery or distortions in any story I read that slams CCers in any way.

  3. Wild Wild West?
    Jul 2, 2016, 4:06 pm

    That is the same as yelling ‘fire’ in a crowded theater.

    Surprised he was not shot on the spot by an alarmed patron. What a stupid thing to do. Had he been shot, ‘no charges’ would be the appropriate AG action given current events.

    Big city anti-terror units are taught to shoot them in the head and hope they don’t have a dead man switch on the backpack.

    Brave people to get him outside and away from the crowd. Recognition of them is needed.

  4. Wild Wild West?
    Jul 3, 2016, 12:00 am

    Editor: Wendy Olson is going to charge you with a hate crime for scooping this story… how dare you have an accurate depiction before the video was available. That video is inflammatory so the bar and the TV station will be charged too.

  5. chicago sam
    Jul 3, 2016, 8:57 am

    Ralmanzow Ibhar Bell certainly has a middle eastern sounding name and is well know by Canyon County authority’s. Court records show 17 separate items serious enough to make it to court including burglary, drug charges etc.
    As a habitual offender why is he even on the streets?
    Reaction of the bartender and other patrons in what could have been much worse situation deserve recognition for their quick thinking and bravery. Anybody with a backpack—Channel 7 has the video

  6. I got a kick out of seeing the story posted on The Drudge Report – citing Britain’s Daily Mail. The incident occurred in Caldwell, Iowa.

  7. Yossarian_22
    Jul 7, 2016, 10:23 am

    I believe that the reason that IF there were someone with or without a CCL and armed, you cannot be armed while in an establishment that sells alcohol as it’s primary earning offering…aka a bar. Us carriers do not want to lose our privileges or rights to such a prohibition. I do believe that a bar owner, however…can be armed in his/her business and can deal with such a threat.

  8. being the first day of legal permit-less concealed carry has ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to do with the story!!!

    And “the thought of a permitless carry incident certainly went through my mind,” said Hoadley only shows the blind ignorance of many cops toward citizens having firearms. Sad.

    The video is a good peak into human nature. That’s reality TV!

  9. Mike Murphy
    Jul 12, 2016, 9:55 am

    Proof positive that the terrorists have won.

    Meanwhile, what would have happened if a white “Christian” Terrorist / Teahadist got up and started praising Jesus?

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