'Super Dell' Calls Publicity Good for Business

'Super Dell' Calls Publicity Good for Business

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The owner of Totally Awesome who is now facing gun and reckless driving charges says he's enjoying the publicity and it's good for business.

Dell Buck Schanze, known as "Super Dell," faces one count of threatening with a dangerous weapon in a fight or quarrel and one count of reckless driving, both misdemeanors.

Court documents said several residents saw Schanze driving nearly 75 miles per hour along Draper's Steep Mountain Drive. A few men then reportedly followed him and confronted him about speeding through their neighborhood.

Court documents said one man picked up a rock and threatened to break the taillights of Schanze's Jaguar. That's when Schanze pulled out a handgun and pointed it at one of his accusers.

Schanze said he's going to fight the current allegations. He said they just want to throw him in jail for a crime he didn't commit. He said it's all malicious harassment of a law-abiding gun owner.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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