VIDEO: Suspected Sovereign Loses Argument With Cops When Fur Missile Is Launched

A suspected sovereign citizen ended up as the target of a fur missile.

Canton, OH – A suspected sovereign citizen ended up the target of a fur missile after refusing to comply with officers on a traffic stop on Sunday (bodycam video below.)

Ronald Wagner's car was stopped because it had only a homemade license plate on back, according to The Repository.

Homemade license plates are common among sovereign citizens who falsely believe that official license plates are only required if you're engaging in commerce.

The video shows an Ohio Highway Patrol trooper and then three Canton Police Department officers repeatedly pleading with the man to identify himself.

Wagner had claimed that it was not a lawful stop and that a driver’s license and plate are not required for him to drive.

“I’m just traveling as a man right now,” Wagner told the trooper.

The trooper told Wagner that he needed to provide a driver’s license or Social Security number for identification; Wagner refused.

Officers finally confirmed with him that the choice he was making was for them to forcibly remove him, and the man failed to comply.

Sovereign citizens frequently react violently to detentions and arrests, because they view any detention to be unlawful and believe that they can use lethal force to prevent an officer from detaining them.

Canton City Law Director Kristen Bates Aylward said that police believed that Wagner had a concealed carry permit and may be armed.

The officers made the decision to launch a fur missile to help them safely take Wagner into custody.

The K9 latched onto Wagner's arm as officers dragged him out.

The Canton Police Department will be doing a use of force review to determine if the use of the K9 was appropriate.

Wagner was interviewed in his hospital room by The Repository, and showed a sovereign citizen level of misunderstanding the law.

Wagner contends a driver’s license is not required “unless (you are) getting paid to drive (such as) hauling people around and to carry goods.”

“Driver’s license is a commercial term,” Wagner said, according to The Repository. “Driver is a commercial term. We’ve all been duped into thinking that we have to have these driver’s licenses.”

You can see the video of the stop below. The fur missile launch starts just after the 13 minute mark.

Just call him Mr. Puppy Chow!

Sometimes these sovereign citizen idiots act like they can't even understand plain English.......so you have to speak to them in German......Shephard that is. LOL! This video is strangely satisfying for some reason.


Who's a good boy? You're a good boy!!


I love his parents saying he is a good boy and the police went overboard with the dog. I say he got what he deserved. He was told the dog would bite and given a chance to exit but no.


I love it! He was told exactly what would happen and then it did!
Believe you me if I was told that pup was coming in after me Ida been out of that car in 2 seconds flat on my face! Some morons have to learn the hard way!


I would like to buy that pooch a huge Ribeye Steak.


The dog failed the sovereign citizen part of his training ! LOL

Just a few points I picked up in the video: First of all, the reason that the officers were concerned that there may have been a firearm present was because whatever registration was on the vehicle also linked the fact that the owner had
a CWP. Also, the dog was not a German Shepherd but a Belgian Malinois, which looks quite similar but in fact has surpassed the German Shepherd in popularity as a police dog.


My goodness! What a dumbass.

How not to get your ass kicked by a cop #dumbass

Never fails.

I love these vids showing stupid people... was it really worth it to be a dick??

Looks like the officers delivered as promised. When you play stupid games, you win stupid prizes!! They could have used the jaws to peel the door off the car.


I love this!!! Sovereign - what a crock - good dog!!! Shake him like your chew toy!!!

No officers were hurt, a very good outcome. Sovereign citizen once again doesn't know the law and gets arrested due to his own stupidity. Love that part! Unfortunately, there will likely be a lawsuit alleging excessive force. The issue that Plaintiff's attorney will raise is: did the officers exhaust all other remedies to gain compliance? If I were advocating for the Plaintiff (which I would NOT), I would ask: why couldn't the officers try to physically remove him from the car without using the K9 extraction method? If he clearly has no weapons in his hands and he has not made any threats of violence towards the officers (like "I'm gonna kick your asses, I will fight you if you try to arrest me, " etc.) then there seems to be a rocky foundation for justifying the K9 at that time. I am not a Plaintiff attorney, nor would I ever want to be one however I do know police practices extensively and I would opine that the deployment of the K9 was overkill for this scenario. One final question: was one of those guys a supervisor? I didn't see any stripes, stars or bars so probably not. This would have been a good situation for a field supervisor to respond to before any decisions like this were made. Time was not a factor and there was no imminent threat to the officers other than the suspect's own recalcitrance. The cop side of me says "high five" to these officers, but the objective logical side says "get out the checkbook." I welcome opposing views for a healthy respectful discussion.

They did not seem to be protecting or serving anyone in this case. They should have written him a ticket and let the court system handle it.

Duh, how do you write a ticket to someone who fails to identify themselves? The vehicle had a fake tag on it to boot.

J-B is correct. You cannot write a ticket to a person who you cannot identify. They definitely needed to ID him. I do believe that an arrest was imminent for him, but not without a piece of his arm gnawed. I am merely suggesting that his lawyer will claim that using the K9 was not the appropriate level of force given the circumstances at that particular moment.

Correction: meant to imply that he probably didn't need his arm gnawed at that time...