"...A man on a big farm tractor, angry about his recent arrest for
resisting arrest and marijuana possession, was rolling across their
vehicles -- five marked cruisers, one unmarked car and a transport
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"We had nothing to pursue him with," said Chief Deputy Philip Brooks.
They may nail his ass to the jail wall for a long time, but I bet he had fun
doing it. Probably had/has a cheering section too.
From the very same article linked above:
"Brooks said the destroyed vehicles constituted more than half the fleet
of sheriff's cruisers in the rural county on the Canadian border. Others
were out on patrol at the time of the incident."
There are actually more "innocent" persons in prison than you might think!
Alan Dershowitz explained: "People are convicted, not for what they did, but
for what can be proved. Often what can be proved is not what they did and
what they did cannot be proved."
A goblin can be sent to prison by changing ONE letter in the cop's offense
report! Suppose the offense report read:
"While on routine patrol, my partner Sam Spade and I saw Dudley Dobad, known
to us as a car thief, sitting ON a late model Chevrolet vehicle parked in
front of his residence. We ran the plates on the aforementioned vehicle and
the information came back as "stolen." We placed Dobad under arrest...."
Replace the word "ON" (in caps) above with the word "IN" and you have a
completely different situation.
Some think it's a pity that a mere typographical error can send a man to
The guy got busted for marijuana. That shouldn't have happened. The
law should ignore it, just like it ignores all the illegal aliens.
If the politicos can pick and choose the laws to be enforced, the
citizens can pick and choose the laws they will obey.
Will that lead to chaos? Sure, but who started the trend?
For the most part, the vast most part, the Obama administration DOES ignore
the laws on marijuana.
The feds will often prosecute smugglers of large amounts, but the casual
user? They don't seem to care.
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