Who is Daniel Pena? Texas Man Wielding a Chainsaw
Daniel Nathan Pena is a San Antonio man who in a dramatic moment, was caught on camera getting out of his truck and chasing protesters away with a chainsaw. He has been on the wrong side of the law in the past for continuous violence against a family.
Daniel Pena Uses a Racial Slur as he chases BLM Protesters with Chainsaw
In a now-viral video, the man is seen revving a chainsaw and shouting racial slurs at Black Lives Matter protesters marching in downtown McAllen on Friday. “Go home,” the man shouted repeatedly in the video. “Don’t let those fucking n***rs out there fool you. Don’t let those fucking trash Antifa bullshit people.” Later he is heard yelling: “Don’t let them lie to you.” The video posted to Twitter by @TheHousPlug_, the man is heard shouting racial slurs and using profanity.
Downtown McAllen pic.twitter.com/kT2AwxTuKr
— Edson Grim 🏠🔌 (@TheHousePlug_) June 5, 2020
Daniel Pena Charges
McAllen Police Lieutenant Joel Morales identified the man as Daniel Pena. He said Pena was detained Friday afternoon and taken into custody. Charges against him are pending.
“Thus far it’s been the only incident we’ve had at today’s event,” the police chief said. “We’ve identified that person, we’ve detained that person and are continuing our investigation into the particular incident.”