An Oregon City man nabbed for scattering nails on metro-area streets was sentenced to jail time and will pay restitution, according to court records.
Bret Michael Wilson, 57, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and will pay $2,500 in restitution after pleading guilty to four counts of second-degree disorderly conduct and one count of second-degree criminal mischief in January.
Wilson will also stay on bench probation for 24 months and has been ordered to complete an anger management program at Legacy Emanuel, according to court docs filed in Clackamas County. He is not allowed to consume alcohol.
At the time of his arrest in October, Oregon City police said Wilson had admitted to tossing roofing nails onto streets from his car more than 50 times in the last few years.
Oregon City police told our news partner, KOIN 6 News, that officers had recieved more than 60 calls about nails in the street over two years, leading to the night-time stake-out that ended with Wilson's arrest on South Center Street.
Police found a tub of new roofing nails in Wilson's car when they pulled him over not far from his home. Authorities said his actions had damaged multiple tires, but weren't linked to any physical injuries.
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