Brickbat: Some Fine Police Work

In a Facebook discussion of kennel cough being spread at an Illinois dog park, Christine Adamski posted: "I was feeling bad that I haven't bought a pass and been bringing Ginger there but I'm pretty glad I haven't." Granted, that's not the most elegant sentence. Still, it would seem pretty clear, especially in context, that Adamski was glad she hadn't been bringing her dog to the park. But an employee with the Will County Forest Preserve District police department read that and believed Adamski was admitting to bringing her dog to the park without buying a permit. The department sent her a ticket for $50 along with a note saying she'd admitted her crime on Facebook. After Adamski contacted the department, officials rescinded the ticket.

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  • ||

    The link was SFed.

  • Hyperion||

    Wrong call, amigo. That link is PANTSED!

  • ||

    Clearly I have not been keeping current.

  • Hyperion||

    If the link doesn't work at all, like an http error, that's SF'd. If it works but doesn't get you to where it's supposed to, it's pantsed, courtesy of Archduke Pantsfan.

  • ||

    here's one i made all by myself

    http://articles.chicagotribune.....t-citation

  • Notorious G.K.C.||

    "“The employee had good intentions, but it wasn’t a good idea,” Lt. Phillips said Wednesday."

  • ||

    No one need ask why the cops were searching FB for info about the local dog population.

  • Bardas Phocas||

    No children's lemonade stands to shutdown that day.

  • WTF||

    This article was much better than I expected. I assumed the cops would have knocked on her door to serve the summons and shot her dog in the process.

  • Seamus||

    +1

  • db||

    It's where all the important crimes happen, these days.

  • UnCivilServant||

    Actually there are a lot of stupid criminals who post evidence of their crimes to the internet, so rather than do police work (hard) they surf facebook under the excuse of looking for them (easy)

  • SugarFree||

    Facebook dog park posts are the RedTube of police puppy-murder porn.

    "omg that lab is soooooooo hot goona pump my cumbullets in her face"

    "amerikkkan dog dont treat u rite find urself a shit-zu 2 shot they bleed rice lololololol"

    "imma fart on jack russells corpse"

  • Swiss Servator, CH yeah!||

    I am slightly disturbed and sort of admiring that you could craft that comment.

    You are the scribe of our times, indeed.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    No one need set down a doughnut while investigating said crimes.

  • Zombie Jimbo||

    It was part of a sting for a canine prostitution ring.

  • ||

    So, the bitch didn't have it coming?

  • ||

    Banjos said I need to paws before posting something that might be misconstrued.

  • ||

    Banjos said I need to paws before posting something that might be misconstrued.

  • Hyperion||

    Well, since she told you twice, did you finally listen?

  • ||

    She can't teach this old dog new tricks.

  • ||

    She needs to keep you on a tighter leash

  • db||

    Don't get your hackles up.

  • ||

    I agree, it was a bit too off collar.

  • db||

    Shouldn't you be fetching her breakfast?

  • ||

    Right after she plays a game of "red rocket", I will.

  • SugarFree||

    Did someone jack your handle?

    Also, might not "sloopy-inca" be less awkward?

  • UnCivilServant||

    He moved, and we found out he wasn't really an inca, but merely 'in CA'. I has a sad.

  • SugarFree||

    AH, I've been busy moving myself and missed it. (I knew he was moving, but the name stuff...)

  • Hyperion||

    If he was going to pretend to be an Inca, he could have at least created a handle like TupacInca, or something remotely Inca like...

  • LiveFreeOrDiet||

    As long as he didn't become White Inca.

  • Hyperion||

    Is peak derp attainable? You be the judge:

    Too absurd for a title

  • Brian D||

    Next thing will be the necessity of having a written affidavit notarized pre-coitus.

  • Brian D||

    And then another one certifying that the previous affidavit was not signed under duress.

  • Notorious G.K.C.||

    A typical negotiation over such a contract:

    http://ronkarr.com/blog/wp-con.....ion2a1.png

    "My client is concerned about section 26(b), allowing your client to fall asleep after the sex. I believe there should be a clause allowing for a certain period of cuddling."

    "OK, so long as you add a clause to section 45(d) requiring your client to be noisy."

  • WTF||

    Love this part:

    "...consent must be ongoing throughout a sexual encounter, and can be revoked at any time..."

    So they have written into law that regret = rape.
  • WTF||

    Forgot to close blockquote.

  • Hyperion||

    So how many times during the encounter do you have to stop and sign a new consent form?

  • WTF||

    It depends on how the woman feels about it afterwards. If she's happy, none is fine; if she has regrets, then a hundred signatures won't matter. It's just a system to further codify the removal of any due process rights from the men on campus.

  • ||

    Every thrust is PIV.
    Every thrust is possibly rape.
    If a thrust is un-consented,
    God The uni gets quite irate.

  • Doctor Whom||

    If neither party gives the required verbal consent, did they rape each other? That was, of course, rhetorical; we know how that will work out in practice. But remember: Politically correct puritanism is just a right-wing myth.

  • WTF||

    Interestingly, it looks as though Duke (if I recall correctly) may be looking at a Title IX suit over these policies, since Title IX prohibits unequal treatment based on sex, and if both parties are drunk then nether can give consent, so the woman raped the man just as much as the man raped the woman, but the university failed to treat both equally.

    Although the courts will likely say Title IX doesn't really mean just what it says.

  • sarcasmic||

    Looks like a Dave Chappelle skit.

    http://www.cc.com/video-clips/.....e-contract

  • LiveFreeOrDiet||

    Hmm. It would appear I do not have permission to access the administrative interface.

  • Notorious G.K.C.||

    It let me in, no problem. The free money was great!

  • UnCivilServant||

    So you were the one who took the free money before I got there!

  • Notorious G.K.C.||

    And the pie.

  • PRX||

    so a government employee was goldbricking on facebook and this girl is the one who committed a crime? where do I get my stolen tax dollars back?

  • Doctor Whom||

    Taxation is the price that you pay for a civilized society, but no, you don't get a warranty.

  • Rich||

    If that Sarcasm Detector had been up and running this never would have happened.

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