Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Once Again, Texas Leads the Way

Unsanctioned pruning | Dallas Morning News
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After she was patted down and handcuffed, Sandra McFeeley was hauled from her Oak Cliff home to jail.

"I met some neat people," she said of her nine hours at Lew Sterrett Justice Center. "I'd never been in a perp walk before. It was cool."

What's not so cool, the 67-year-old attorney said, was being accused of felony criminal mischief – for thinning thickets in a city park near her home.

"She was going out to this greenbelt area and trimming it as she saw fit," said Joe Ries, a city park maintenance manager. "We asked her to stop," he said, because she didn't have a work agreement with the city.


Anonymous said...

"Attica! Attica!"


Richard R. said...

And htey felt she had to be HANDCUFFED because she was accused of this crime? Effing cops and their bullshit macho power trips.

Exactly, Jeff: "Attica! Attica!"