Sports broadcasting legend Warner Wolf —who coined the phrase, "Let's go to the videotape”—was arrested in Florida after officials say he ripped the word, "Plantation," off a sign at a private community.
And yes, because you can’t make this stuff up—it was caught on videotape.
But before you think the 81-year-old may be losing it, it’s actually impressive what he did and why he did it as octogenarians everywhere would be impressed.
See, Wolf lives in a gated community called "Classics Plantation Estates" in Naples, Florida (about 60 miles from Miami) but thinks the word, "plantation," is offensive and wanted it removed
So, he took matters into his own hands when, after his pleas to the homeowners association to drop it for months went unheard, drove to the main community sign in late November, waded into the fancy fountain where the word was posted, and used a tool to remove the word himself.
That’s when the he was caught on videotape.
After a lengthy investigation, he finally surrendered to police on Thursday.
Also, cops say Warner returned the letters from the sign to the community security guard.
Wolf was booked for causing criminal mischief that resulted in more than $1,000 in damage—a felony. He was released on $5,000 bond.
So far, no comment from Warner.
Regardless, good to see he’s keeping busy.