Ken Silva on the the Man Who Faces Prison Time for a Secret Car Compartment


Elijah Bosley

The bizarre and terrifying case of a Georgia man arrested in Ohio for an empty storage compartment continued yesterday in Oberlin Municipal Court. Despite early reports, it's not clear why police searched the car for a hidden compartment. And, writes Ken Silva, it's certainly not apparent why Norman Gurley, an out-of-state resident, faces charges and prison time over a peculiar local law that criminalizes…empty space.