Tag Archive: misdemeanor

Sep 22 2014

WA City Implements Body Odor Ban

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A new trespassing law in the city of Burien, WA makes it illegal to stink. Specifically, the law implements a body odor ban in public places including parks, libraries, and city hall. Showing up to any of these places with an offensive odor could end with you being removed from the premises and banned for …

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Jul 16 2014

Man Arrested for Stabbing Watermelon

In the long list of things people have been arrested for that might never be thought possible, we can now add “carving watermelon.” A Connecticut man now faces charges of “second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct” for allegedly carving a watermelon in a “passive aggressive manner.” Carmine Cervellino, 49, and his wife are currently going through …

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Mar 21 2014

Maryland Takes Aim at Gun Confiscation

A new bill introduced by the Maryland state legislature would have have the state join the ranks of Connecticut, New York, Illinois, and California in threatening – and enacting – gun confiscation. But remember, no one is coming to take your guns. Del. Luiz Simmons (D-Montgomery) introduced HB0623 back on January 30th, though it has …

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