BRICKBATS

RSS

Dishing It Out

In England, Sal Miah heard a noise outside his restaurant in East Sussex. When he went to investigate, he found a couple of teens had broken into his cellar and were trying to steal beer he kept there. He chased them down and dragged them into the restaurant and called police. Before the cops arrived, some of their friends arrived and started kicking at the door, so he went outside and pushed them away. Of course, when the police arrived, they arrested Miah on suspicion of assault and battery. They took his fingerprints and a DNA sample and released him with a warning, which will remain on his record for five years.

GET REASON MAGAZINE

Get Reason's print or digital edition before it’s posted online

  • Video Game Nation: How gaming is making America freer – and more fun.
  • Matt Welch: How the left turned against free speech.
  • Nothing Left to Cut? Congress can’t live within their means.
  • And much more.

SUBSCRIBE

advertisement