[Rushtalk] Police State........

Dennis Putnam dap1 at bellsouth.net
Thu Mar 21 08:32:39 MDT 2013


Nonsense. I may be a senior but I don't play bingo. However, this
certainly seems to be a legitimate case of disorderly conduct or
disturbing the peace. I don't know about an arrest but it at least
deserves a citation. If I were on the jury, I'd say, "guilty."

On 3/20/2013 11:19 PM, John A. Quayle wrote:
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>       *         There is NO authority for carrying out this kid's arrest!
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>       POLICE STATE, USA
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>   *Teen busted for yelling 'bingo' as prank
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>     *'Everybody started moaning and groaning when they thought they'd
>     lost'*
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> Published: 11 hours ago
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> bingo
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> Don't mess with seniors and their bingo games.
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> That's the message a Kentucky teen was given after a prank in which he
> "falsely yelled 'bingo' last month" and ended up being cited for
> disorderly conduct.
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> "Just like you can't run into a theater and yell 'fire' when it's not
> on fire, you can't run into a crowded bingo hall and yell 'bingo' when
> there isn't one," Park Hills, Ky., Police Sgt. Richard Webster said
> after citing 19-year-old Austin Whaley.
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> The Cincinnati Enquirer reported
> <http://nky.cincinnati.com/article/ab/20130318/NEWS0103/303180190?gcheck=1&nclick_check=1>
> Whaley entered a Covington bingo hall Feb. 9 and yelled "bingo!"
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> Webster, working off-duty security there, told the Enquirer, "This
> caused the hall to quit operating since they thought someone had won.
> This delayed the game by several minutes and caused alarm to patrons."
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> Webster described the reaction of the "mostly elderly women" in the hall.
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> /Get your copy of the March 2013 issue of Whistleblower magazine, "HOW
> AMERICA IS BECOMING A POLICE STATE."
> <http://www.wnd.com/2013/03/should-you-fear-the-police/>
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> /"Everybody started moaning and groaning when they thought they'd
> lost. When they realized it wasn't a real bingo, they started hooting
> and hollering and yelling and cussing. People take their bingo very
> seriously."
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> The officer explained the reason he cited the teen.
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> "He seemed to think he could say whatever he wanted because it was a
> public building. I tried to explain that that's not the case. Just
> because it's a public building doesn't give you the right to run into
> a theater and yell 'fire.' You can't go into a ballpark and yell
> 'out,' because people could stop the game."
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> When Whaley got to Kenton District Court, the Enquirer reported, he
> was ordered not to say the word "bingo" for six months.
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> He could have faced 90 days in jail and a $250 fine on the disorderly
> conduct charge, a misdemeanor.
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> The judge, Douglas Grothaus, said, "He was remorseful in court."
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