CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Pat O’Brien has been released from jail this past Friday, December 14th 9:01 p.m. after posting a $50,000 surety bond.
As previously reported, O’Brien has been arrested for breaking into a Northdale home and then running toward a deputy with a knife.
One of the victims told O’Brien to get out of the house immediately, at which point O’Brien pushed the other victim to the ground and ran into the backyard of the home.
Then he attacked the deputies who responded to the burglary by charging on them with a knife. O’Brien was arrested and charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer with a deadly weapon and burglary of an occupied dwelling with assault or battery.
At the same time, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue was responding to a fire at home on Norwood Drive in Northdale after a neighbor called 911 after she saw flames coming from the house. Reportedly, that is the house of O’Brien.
The owner of the home where O’Brien was arrested wouldn’t go on camera but told ABC Action News he thought the guitarist was hallucinating when he spoke to him about the “rapture” and claimed, “someone was after him.” The homeowner added O’Brien seemed scared and at one point even hid in his closet.