We see a LOT of interesting stuff on Twitter, but truth be told this may be one of the most bizarre stories ever.

Last week, Twitchy reported that the “troll” who had sent Newsweek columnist, Kurt Eichenwald, an animated gif had been arrested. Today the court filing revealed details of the case:

If you’d rather not click on the link you can see the complaint here in this Popehat thread:

The complaint literally lists an animated gif as if it were a weapon.

You really have to pinch yourself and wonder if this is real life.

And we thought 2016 was nutty.

Would appear Rivello was released into the care of his father.

This just gets weirder and weirder … stay tuned.