Friday, May 19, 2006

Need Directions? Don't Ask A Cop!

Or you're libel to get arrested and thrown in jail.

BALTIMORE -- Baltimore City police arrested a Virginia couple over the weekend after they asked an officer for directions.

WBAL-TV 11 News I-Team reporter David Collins said Joshua Kelly and Llara Brook, of Chantilly, Va., got lost leaving an Orioles game on Saturday. Collins reported a city officer arrested them for trespassing on a public street while they were asking for directions .

"In jail for eight hours -- sleeping on a concrete floor next to a toilet," Kelly said.

Read the whole article it gets worse.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

When I was young we were taught to respect policemen (didn't have any policewomen back then). Everyone knew if they were ever in trouble to look for the nearest police officer and help was always there. I trust that the two police officers involved in this incident are the exception, not the norm. And as they were out of line in what they did, they should be punished severely. Jane

May 20, 2006 10:54 AM  

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