Man in King’s Island arrest had 4K rounds of ammo

Published: Thursday, July 11, 2013 @ 8:12 PM
Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013 @ 10:08 AM

Kings Island has thrilled more than 125 million people since it opened 45 years ago.

A 37-year-old Texas trucker accused of trying to snatch a child at Kings Island had three guns and 4,000 rounds of ammunition in his truck, officials said at his court appearance Thursday.

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Rodney L. Grisham waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Mason Municipal Court and the case was sent to a Warren County grand jury, WCPO-TV reported. 


Rodney Grisham (Warren County Jail)(

The truck driver from Dallas, charged with felony drug possession, remains in the county jail on $200,000 bond. 

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Mason police arrested Grisham at the park July 3 after someone reported him acting suspiciously in the area of the Diamondback roller coaster. 


Police said he was using a hidden camera in his sunglasses to videotape children. 


Police originally said they found a loaded firearm in his semitrailer as well as children’s videos and toys, a police-style baton, Taser and non-licensed prescription medication. 


Grisham admitted to violating a parole agreement that prevents him from having a firearm.