TWIN FALLS — A Twin Falls man who drunkenly threatened to “kill all Americans” at a bar and then hit two people with his car in the parking lot pleaded guilty on Friday to careless driving and two counts of battery.
Adnan Ibrahimovic, 40, was arrested after a Mar. 1 incident at the Windbreak 55 bar on Kimberly Road, previously the Pressbox. He was already drunk when he arrived at the bar that night, customers and bar employees said, and became upset when a bartender refused him service and asked him to leave.
Ibrahimovic began arguing with other customers and threw a bar stool, according to witnesses. The bartender told authorities that Ibrahimovic “stated he wanted to kill all Americans.”
After he had been escorted to his car, Ibrahimovic “rapidly accelerated toward” three other customers in the parking lot, hitting two of them, court documents said. One of the men who was hit claimed to be injured.
When confronted by Twin Falls police at his home, Ibrahimovic told officers that the men he had hit with his car were surrounding the vehicle with guns and knives, a statement he later recanted. He also told police that the customers at the bar threatened him “because he dresses nice and is Muslim,” according to court documents.
He was initially charged with two counts of felony aggravated battery, a felony count of leaving the scene of an injury accident, and a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence.
On Friday, he pleaded guilty to two counts of misdemeanor battery and one count of careless driving, also a misdemeanor. The driving under the influence charge was dismissed.