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Is this an arrestable offense?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by hondo, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member


    Yes, this guy is creepy looking and obviously has no life. But according to the police reports, he was fully clothed, in his car and fondling what amounts to a piece of plastic. Try not to laugh, but are there some constitutional issues here?

    PS: Wouldn't this make a great Boston Legal episode ... with Denny as the perp.
  2. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    Which part of the Constitution would come into play here?
  3. waterytart

    waterytart Active Member

    Just a wild guess here, but --

    Don't you think someone who was grinding a blow-up in his car in a grocery store parking lot had getting caught as part of his fantasy?
  4. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Okay maybe that was over-stating it. But what exactly did the guy do that was illegal?
  5. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Every state has some kind of "disorderly conduct" statute that is sufficiently vague to cover this, and some actually spell out things like "engaging in lewd or dissolute conduct in any public place."

    EDIT: In this case, it looks like they hit him with "trespassing and failing to leave the property on owner's request."
  6. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Depends on the ages of the dolls.
  7. I Digress

    I Digress Guest

    Public stupidity? That's arrestable in my book. Plus, public weirdness....perhaps less arrestable..... I'm pretty sure that was lewd behavior, though.
  8. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    Was he a teacher?
  9. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Poin didn't start the topic, so i don't think so ...
  10. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    I don't believe you can penetrate anything in public without penalty if you're caught. At least not with Mr. Winky.
  11. Mmmm_Donuts

    Mmmm_Donuts Member

    I've seen people doing worse things than this on the subway. This morning.
  12. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Did you get caught?
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