May 11, 2019
Greetings fellow Bizarros:
There's free speech, and then there is common decency. A Florida man crossed the line with a window sticker on his pickup truck that got at least one sheriff's deputy ruffled.
Dillon Shane Webb, 23, was arrested in Lake City after a Columbia County sheriff's deputy saw the message on the rear window of the vehicle. When the officer pulled Webb over, he claimed the sticker violated a Florida statute dealing with the possession and distribution of obscene material.
Webb disagreed, saying the message was "just words."
But when the deputy asked Webb to remove the sticker that read "I eat ass", the suspect refused, citing his First Amendment rights, according to the report.
That prompted the deputy to ask Webb how "a parent of a small child would explain the meaning of the words," to which Webb replied that it would be "up to the parent."
Webb was then charged with resisting and taken to jail, only to be released several hours later on $2,500 bond. The truck was towed, but Webb said the sticker was still in place when he retrieved the vehicle from the impound lot.
"I guess this cop just didn’t find it funny, and he just thought he has to put me in jail," Webb said.
Webb now plans to file a wrongful arrest lawsuit against the sheriff's office.
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Lewis, too many people are trusting, which is another way to say too many people are stupid. Look at what people willingly put on the Internet now, without any coercion. I doubt it took much to get some people to take off their clothes and paint a pentagram on their chest - or whatever the 'ritual' was that got them in trouble.
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