The man with an internet-famous collecting of prodigious death-defying leap videos has been arrested.
Anthony Armer, the 28 -year-old known as 8booth on Youtube, lured an online following with cringeworthy GoPro videos that testify him climbing atop high places like hotel balconies and ocean cliffs and freely leaping into the pools or oceans below.
Now the Californian has been arrested and charged with an offence trespassing.
Some of Armer’s videos have anywhere from 3 million to 6 million views. They often present him disguised in a bandana, grabbing the bars of doors and fencings to pull himself up to some insanely high place and then jump off with no harness or other support to help if he’s heading toward an lamentable landing.
Authorities enunciated Armer unlawfully enrolled private belongings around Orange County to leap into hotel puddles or nearby ocean waters.
They tracked him down from videos he posted online and are now charging him with a total of three misdemeanor counts: Two for unauthorized entering of a live and one for trespassing with intent to interfere with business, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
The adrenaline-fueled escapades of 8booth were firstly find by the Laguna Beach Police Department after they gained “media attention, ” the statement added.
The daredevil reportedly clambered into private properties like the employee-only areas of the Surf and Sand Hotel in Laguna Beach and Newport Towers, a private residential building.