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PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. – Deputies say a Florida man had planned to “start a war” because he was allegedly angry that he had his driver’s license taken away.

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According to a news release from the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrested Glen Ressler, 42, and charged him with four counts of aggravated assault on deputies and a count of violation of domestic violence charge.

PCSO said around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday deputies received a call about Ressler allegedly arming himself to initiate an “active shooter” situation with deputies. PCSO said Ressler wanted to “start a war” after deputies seized his driver’s license in a traffic stop earlier in the day due to it being suspended.

According to WJAX, PCSO deputies went to Ressler’s house on multiple occasions after the threats were made. When deputies approached the house, an officer who was using night vision saw Ressler going toward deputies with a tactical vest along with four firearms and ammunition.

PCSO said deputies were able to disarm Ressler and take him into custody.

The men and women of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the concerned citizen who alerted us to this situation and to commend our deputies on a job well done. The actions of the citizen, our exceptional Emergency Communications Officers and our brave Deputy Sheriffs from Delta Shift / West District undoubtedly prevented Ressler from carrying out his deadly intentions,” said PCSO in the news release.

No further information has been released.