Angry because his only YouTube video on how to get rich was dropped, 33-year-old Kyle Long was driving more than 3300 miles from his home in Waterville, Maine, to Google's headquarters in California, with the intention of but what Long did not know, his father Kevin Long told BuzzFeed News, was that the video and his account had been deleted not by YouTube but by his wife. Frustrated by her mental state, she erases the "shuffled" and "strange" video and then accuses YouTube of avoiding a confrontation with her husband, Kevin Long said in a telephone interview. "He came up with this crazy idea to make all the millionaires," Kevin Long said. "She told him that Google or Facebook should have taken it because you can not put silly shit out there."
The woman did not respond to a request for but Kevin Long said his son, who had mental health problems, had closed the video and told his family and friends that he would travel to different countries to convince Google that owns YouTube, to restore the content. "He had good intentions ̵
Instead, Kyle Long was arrested Sunday by the Mountain View police in California on suspicion of threats against Google
Google refused to comment
The incident came almost a year after another YouTuber opened a fire at the headquarters of the company and injured three people before committing suicide San Bruno.
A spokeswoman for Mountain View told BuzzFeed News that Kyle Long is not threatening certain people in Google, but that Maine has "made common threats of violence against strangers. if the meeting related to his YouTube channel did not go as he wanted. "
Mountain View Officers were already alert after they received warnings from their Watervill Maine colleagues and Iowa state patrol officer about the provincial voyage 19659002] The 33-year-old told a state soldier he was on his way to Mountain View to talk with Google CEOs about their YouTube channel
This made the agency contact the Mountain View Police after the soldier felt "something." It was not right when Long began talking about how much upset at Google, "the police spokesman said.
When Kyle Long was detained on Sunday, the police said they found three baseball bats in his car. Kevin Long said his son might have been upset, but never mentioned violence. 196590 "All he wanted was to bring him back online," he said. "Something is wrong with him."
As for the three bats, Kevin Long said his 9-year-old grandson plays in the Little League.
Sunday arrest is not the first time Kyle Long is in trouble with a law, something his father attributes to his mental health.
At the age of 16, Kyle Long was sentenced to the death of his friend Michael Butler when he crashed into a pillar while he was intoxicated. everything was good, but that's when the nightmares started, "said Kevin Long.
His son was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, he said, and he continued to meet the police when he stopped taking his medication. 19659002] In 2015, Kevin Long said Kyle had told him that he had received a presidential escort, and he did not retreat in 2015.
was a mess and it was a rotating "He goes to jail and receives no help."