This is a discussion on Man charged with farting on a cop within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by Rcher I hope my wife doesnt read this ... now the next time I pull the covers over her head in bed, ...
Don't see how this is possible. Assault charges usually require the application of force or at least it's attempted application. I doubt this will get anywhere in court.
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For everyones educational reading pleasure;
Battery is committed when any person unlawfully and intentionally makes physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature with the person of another, or unlawfully and intentionally causes physical harm to another person.
Assault is committed when any person unlawfully attempts to commit a violent injury to the person of another or unlawfully commits an act which places another in reasonable apprehension of immediately receiving a violent injury
And before all the "Well in my state" posts roll in, those definitions are taken direct from W. Va code, the only one that matters with this story. (1. W.Va. Code §61-2-9(b) and (c).
2. State v. Smith, 170 W.Va. 654, 295 S.E. 2d 820 (1982).)
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I cannot create gas at will, and sometimes it escapes of its own accord. Passing gas is a normal bodily function that all of us do.
I think a reconstruction is in order.
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Now if there was an Open Flame nearby things could have been a lot worse.
I want to know where the video of this is. I can only imaging the reaction of the person processing him. Any bets as to whether or not a cuss word or two was used in response to it. I figure it was probably a fairly confined space and not nearly as easy to get "relief" for the officer as the offender.
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This will probably get thrown out of court - his defense attorney will surely claim they pulled his finger...When police were trying to get fingerprints...
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what next, a cuffed criminal coughs alot on a cop, gets jail time?
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