Brighton, Utah- In February, a video from Loren Richardson went viral. In the jarring sequence of events, a homeowner with a shotgun threatened the snowboarder after unknowingly trespassing onto the man’s property. The man with the shotgun said that if the snowboarder encroached on his property again, there will be holes in you.” Now, the Salt Lake County District Attorney has gotten involved. reports that the man has been charged with aggravated assault and making a threat of violence in Utah’s 3rd District Court. Aggravated assault is a third-degree felony, while the threat of violence is a Class B misdemeanor. The individual has been identified as Keith Robert Stebbings, a sixty-seven-year-old man who has a home in Brighton, Utah.

Steve Burton is representing Stebbings in this case. They’re arguing that there were multiple signs signaling that this was private property and that Stebbings never pointed the shotgun directly at Richardson. Burton did his own research and told KSL TV that he believes that there are enough signs that notify shredders of private property:

“I’d actually bought a pair of snowshoes and went up there to see them myself. I took a bunch of photos with my phone, showing that there were about seven no trespassing and private property signs surrounding his (Stebbings’s) and his neighbor’s property.”

According to the Salt Lake Tribune, this wasn’t Stebbings’s only sketchy interaction with a person that day. A backcountry skier, who was taking a class in Guardsman Pass, said that Keith Robert Stebbings placed the butt of the rifle onto his hip. That individual decided not to press charges against Stebbings.

Loren issued the following statement on his Instagram page:

Image/Video Credits: Loren Richardson Films

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