Freak News for Wednesday 11/2

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The Good Book gone bad –Fort PierceFlorida police said Tonya Sutton was spotted walking with an open container of Colt 45 malt liquor at 11:30 a.m. so officers stopped her because of open container laws.  When they searched her they discovered a crack pipe concealed in a Bible in her purse!  Sutton was arrested on open container and possession of drug paraphernalia charges. Jesus isn’t gonna help out of this one, sister!

Drunk, I am – Police in Germany said a motorist in a Yoda costume was unable to use his Jedi powers to get out of charges stemming from a drunken driving incident. Investigators said the 42-year-old German man, whose name was not released, had apparently been out celebrating Halloween Saturday night and struck a pedestrian while driving home early Sunday morning. Police said the driver was stopped about two minutes after striking the pedestrian, who sustained minor injuries, and was forced to walk home when officers took his license. 

Urine trouble – A Nebraska man may be heading up the river because of his inability to control his streamThe unidentified man really pissed off an officer of the law by relieving himself on the side of a patrol car with the cop right inside. Obviously, the deputy thought a field sobriety test might be in order, and the man registered twice the legal limit.  He was charged with “littering by urination.”

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