Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Those Wild and Crazy Amish Teens!

ABC 7 News - Amish Teen Charged With Stealing Numbers: "HUNTSBURG, Ohio (AP) - Callers complaining about loud music coming from a buggy led deputies to charge a 19-year-old Amish man with stealing house numbers and flower pots. David Byler was charged with theft and underage consumption of alcohol, both misdemeanors.Callers to the Geauga County sheriff's office told dispatchers early Sunday about a buggy playing loud music and stealing items from outside houses in a rural area of northeast Ohio.

'When our officer caught up with him in the middle of the road, there were flower pots and house numbers in the buggy,' sheriff's spokesman John Hiscox said."

He neglected to mention the shag carpet on the wagon bed.


Cap'n Bob Napier said...

What next, a Mennonite lynch mob?

JD Rhoades said...

There's a period called rumspringa where Amish teens are basically allowed to run wild in the "English" world before they decide to settle down and be good Amish men and women. There's more at

I wonder if that's what was going on.