Man Sells Urine and Feces "Whiskey" to Tourists
35 year old Nicholas Stewart from Blackpool, England was arrested for selling bottles of what he claimed to be Jack Daniels whiskey, to tourists at a slot machine complex in his area. The contents of the bottles were sold to the tourists by Stewart who claimed that it was dark whiskey, when in fact, the liquid inside has been revealed to be water laced with urine and feces. According to the Blackpool Gazette. "They were totally unsuitable for public consumption -- they were hazardous and contained dangerous e-coli bacteria." Stewart insists that he sold the fecal water because he needed money for food.
According to UPI.com, Stewart was involved in more than 30 other incidents is described as "a persistent and troublesome offender," according to UPI.com. He has been sentenced to 70 days in jail for this current charge.
Child Brings Lunchbox to Nursery School Filled with Cocaine
Lee Webb from Britain has been arrested for sending his 3 year old son to "Smarty Pants" nursery school with a Tupperware container filled with Cocaine and other drug paraphernalia. According to reports, the child arrived at school and when staff opened his Tupperware lunch box assuming to find juice and fruits, they instead found cocaine and drug paraphernalia. Webb went back to the school after realizing his egregious mistake, and attempted to retrieve the cocaine, but staff refused to exchange lunchboxes with him. Webb returned home and scrawled the name of his attorney on his hand, before Police arrived and took him into custody.
"SLUT" Tattooed on Woman by Brazen Boyfriend
A Kentucky man, Michael Aaron Joseph, has been indicted for a variety of charges, to include assault, endangerment and false imprisonment, stemming from a bizarre incident in May. According to reports, Joseph became violently jealous over his girlfriend having contact with her ex-boyfriend, which resulted in a heated argument. The argument turned into a vicious attack, led by Joseph who repeatedly pistol whipped the girlfriend with a .22 caliber handgun. He then held her down on the floor at gunpoint and tattooed the word "SLUT" on her back. Joseph remains jailed on a $15,000 cash bond.
State Senator's Recent DUI Defense - Constitutional Provisions from 1891
Kentucky State Senator Brandon Smith, who has been accused of driving while intoxicated on the legislature's opening day, has now invoked a law from the State Constitution requesting for dismissal of his case. The provision, created in 1891 states that "barring felonies, treason, or breach or surety of the peace, assembly members are privileged from arrest during their attendance on the sessions of their respective Houses, and in going to and returning from the same," WKYT reports. State Police say that Smith, a Republican, was stopped on January 6 for speeding, in which he it was determined that he was also intoxicated. He failed field sobriety tests and admitted to drinking before getting behind the wheel.
Smith is noted for voting against a bill that would have expanded alcohol sales in the state of Kentucky, according to VoteSmart.org.