Thursday, May 31, 2012

There Is No Crime in Destrehan

So they make their own up as they go.

This just in:
An 18-year old Destrehan man was arrested Monday after authorities say he pretended to be a cop as a joke on a friend last month.

Taylor Gorman, 18, of ... Destrehan, was booked with impersonating a police officer. He was released on bond a short time later, St. Charles [Parish] Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Dwayne LaGrange said.

LaGrange said Gorman was driving a white Ford Crown Victoria when he pulled up next to another vehicle being driven by someone he knew. ... As a prank, Gorman allegedly flashed red and blue lights in his car.

 "They apparently didn't think it was funny and notified us," LaGrange said.
Can't anybody take a joke any more?

What exactly is the definition of impersonating a police officer anyway? Shouldn't it require more than what is detailed in this story?

I'm just sayin'.

4 comments:

  1. don't you just hate that? back when i was in journalism school, they drilled into us that a story should never raise a question it does not answer. this story raises a zillion.

    but i do love that header photo!

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  2. LOL, I'm afraid raised questions are common with our soon-to-be-three-days-a-week local rag. When I first stumbled onto the T/P story about the Miami cannibal incident, I mistakenly thought I was reading something from The Onion.

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  3. oh god, that miami cannibal incident. so many questions! but i think that's partly my brain trying to make sense of insanity. so horrifying that story. like zombie movies slipped the confines of celluloid. or something. 

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  4. There are only questions in that Miami incident, no answers. Maybe that's where the human race went wrong countless millenia ago: thinking there were answers in hiding and waiting to be found.

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