Police Keep Getting Called To House With Gruesome Fantastic Halloween Decor

By RodneyHatfieldJr for Creepy

We all know (or are) people that do it up BIG for Halloween. Well, this Texas artist is on the high level of Halloween. Steve Novak, a local artist in East Dallas, is on a first-name basis with the Dallas Police Department. This blossoming friendship started after squads have been sent to his house on multiple occasions this Halloween. The apparent reason why? His front yard looks like a scene out of a slasher movie.


“I’ve always been up to hijinks like flying ghosts or 7-foot tall snow sculptures of myself, so if I was gonna do Halloween, it was apparent that it should be hyperreal,” Novak told the news reporter. “No lights, fog machine, or camp. Just something that would really freak people out walking by in the dark. So I whipped up some dummies and slung 20 gallons of blood all over.”


A machete through the skull, some unfortunate person had his head smashed by a safe, a dismembered body in a trash bag, limbs in a wheelbarrow, and more than 20 gallons worth of blood. The scene was more than the neighbors could handle. The Halloween decorations include a bloody walkway, with multiple dummies laying facedown on the ground; one of which has a chainsaw. There was also a dummy laying off the front end of the roof with a machete to its shattered skull and a tipped over wheelbarrow with plastic bags of fake dismembered body parts. One is even hanging over the edge of the roof.


“Neighbors told me cop cars were in front of my house a lot during the day. I was only home twice to receive them. They told me they thought it was cool and that they were only there because they were required to reply to complaints from the sergeant. Honestly, though, I think I could’ve used more… my plans were way worse on paper. Next year, though.”

I mean, obviously, it’s a Halloween. Who really calls the police on decorations? On the other hand, if you have little kids across the street, I could see some concern. But reporting it to the police? How about being a responsible parent by explaining and showing them to the little rugrats. Society has forgotten a person's rights do not stop where your feeling begins.


OK, I’m calling it. People in this Dallas neighborhood are too uptight. It isn’t like the house in Riverside, California, that had a dozen 911 calls for the fire department. That house looked like it was on fire. But it is Halloween, and scenes like this shouldn’t be so shocking. Now if you saw this in June, yea call 911. I guess the premise of being alarmed by the grotesque decor is lost on a Halloween fan.

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