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Family Of 6 Arrested Over Droopy Jeans
local6 ^ | 01-01-2008

Posted on 01/01/2008 6:29:17 PM PST by stainlessbanner

WELLINGTON, Fla. -- Five family members, who got involved in the arrest process of a relative because of his droopy jeans, spent New Year's Eve behind bars, according to police.

Deputies said Florida State University student Franz Leger was banned from a mall last summer for wearing saggy jeans. But when Leger returned Monday, police arrested him for trespassing.

When the student's family heard what was happening, Leger's father, mother, sister and two cousins got involved. All were handcuffed and taken to jail.

Police said they did everything by the book, but the Leger family claims they were treated unfairly.

They said they plan to meet with a lawyer.

In the meantime, the entire family faces charges of trespassing, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: droopy; fl; ghetto; pants

1 posted on 01/01/2008 6:29:20 PM PST by stainlessbanner
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To: stainlessbanner
Attention bozo’s, actions have consequences.
2 posted on 01/01/2008 6:32:17 PM PST by Rumplemeyer
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To: stainlessbanner

We need more laws so we can make criminals of everyone.


3 posted on 01/01/2008 6:34:39 PM PST by Mr. Brightside
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To: stainlessbanner
...but the Leger family claims...


4 posted on 01/01/2008 6:34:44 PM PST by bannie
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To: stainlessbanner

Best news I’ve heard all day.


5 posted on 01/01/2008 6:36:17 PM PST by rdl6989 (FRed Thompson '08)
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To: Rumplemeyer

You are so right. The bozo cop who arrested an entire family will likely cost the mall and tax payers a good deal of money.


6 posted on 01/01/2008 6:38:56 PM PST by JLS
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To: stainlessbanner
Attractive...

What's next? Laws against Plumber Butt-Crack?


7 posted on 01/01/2008 6:40:07 PM PST by LibFreeOrDie (L'Chaim!)
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To: stainlessbanner
got involved in the arrest process of a relative

Sounds like a bad idea.

8 posted on 01/01/2008 6:40:11 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: stainlessbanner
In the meantime, the entire family faces charges of trespassing, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Have a friend that refers to people like these as being slightly inbred. LOL

9 posted on 01/01/2008 6:41:51 PM PST by org.whodat (What's the difference between a Democrat and a republican????)
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To: JLS

No they were charged with trespassing, pretty slam dunk case.


10 posted on 01/01/2008 6:43:11 PM PST by org.whodat (What's the difference between a Democrat and a republican????)
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To: stainlessbanner

Don’t these bozo’s have any idea how the “fad” came about? Or who knows, they might know and advertised their um, wares behind bars.


11 posted on 01/01/2008 6:53:29 PM PST by mtbopfuyn (I think the border is kind of an artificial barrier - San Antonio councilwoman Patti Radle)
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To: stainlessbanner; All
(Video available at this linked page)

Droopy jeans land family in jail

Leger's father, mother and sister

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You may remember the Mayor of Riviera Beach is collecting signatures to ban saggy pants throughout that city. He wants to make it illegal for anyone to wear pants so low that underwear or skin is exposed. Mayor Thomas Masters has been going door-to-door collecting signatures to put the issue before the voters March 11. If it passes, offenders would be given a $150 fine or community service.

12 posted on 01/01/2008 7:02:11 PM PST by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2012: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: JLS

I was referring to the family, they were on private property, they must follow the property owners wishes. Sounds like they felt Junior was being treated unfairly and challenged the Policeman’s authority...bad move, they would have done much better with a lawyer in front of a judge.


13 posted on 01/01/2008 7:05:54 PM PST by Rumplemeyer
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To: Mr. Brightside

Private entities can set their own rules. Or would you forbid that?


14 posted on 01/01/2008 7:08:05 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (It takes a father to raise a child.)
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To: LibFreeOrDie

Top picture: Those two pillars of the community would make lousy chain snatchers. They do it and trip over their own “lowriders”. They make it easy to re-acquire the owner’s property right there on the spot. The owner can also kick the crap out of the thugs while they are at it.


15 posted on 01/01/2008 7:19:22 PM PST by NCC-1701 (PUT AN END TO ORGANIZED CRIME. ABOLISH THE I.R.S.)
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To: rdl6989
Best news I’ve heard all day.

Agreed, although it appears that several media outlets are spinning this as 'the family was arrested because of baggy pants' when in fact they were arrested for numerous violations unrelated to the pants issue.

There was a time when a family would take great pride in ensuring that they were all dressed appropriately and in compliance with community laws and standards.  They would be devastated and ashamed if one of their children were to be turned away from a place because he or she was dressed inappropriately, and they would beat the bottom of the child if it were to happen a second time.  Now, when it happens a second time they all go down to the mall and throw such a huge fit that they have to be arrested.

Disgusting.

16 posted on 01/01/2008 7:19:50 PM PST by Stoat (Rice / Coulter 2012: Smart Ladies for a Strong America)
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To: stainlessbanner

"You know what...that makes me mad."

17 posted on 01/01/2008 7:22:32 PM PST by dfwgator (11+7+15=3 Heismans)
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To: NCC-1701

I do have to give the two guys in the photo points for having some fashion sense. They’ve co-ordinated the color of their underwear with their tanks tops. Fabulous!


18 posted on 01/01/2008 7:23:26 PM PST by LibFreeOrDie (L'Chaim!)
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To: stainlessbanner
Stupid is as stupid does.


19 posted on 01/01/2008 7:40:00 PM PST by bill1952 (The right to buy weapons is the right to be free)
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To: Rumplemeyer

They may have been on private property, but they were on private property that is a public accomidation. The one family member might have been banned by the property owner and subject to arrest by a bozo security guard, but the others were not according to the article.

In America one can not arbitrarily arrest someone whether by an actual cop or as in this case a security guard for tresspass on private property they were INVITED to.

What you said was there is a costs to being stupid. I agree. The family got arrested and they possibly did make mistakes. The bozo cop certainly made a mistake and likely will not be retained by that mall again. Or perhaps you think mall owners prefer bozo cops to making money?


20 posted on 01/01/2008 7:46:40 PM PST by JLS
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To: Jeff Chandler

I just think that we need more droopy jean people in jail.

And while we are at it, we should probably arrest more people who violate Home Owner Association rules or the employee handbook at work.


21 posted on 01/01/2008 7:50:46 PM PST by Mr. Brightside
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To: Mr. Brightside
And while we are at it, we should probably arrest more people who violate Home Owner Association rules or the employee handbook at work.

I agree. And while we're at it, I should be allowed to enter good restaurants in my pajamas, because, after all, it's a free country.

22 posted on 01/01/2008 7:56:11 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (It takes a father to raise a child.)
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To: LibFreeOrDie
That guy needs some Crack Spackle!
23 posted on 01/01/2008 8:06:11 PM PST by Allegra (That midget hates it when I do that.)
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To: Mr. Brightside

Everyone knows that on the day droopy drawers initially got in trouble for this at the mall, there were literally hundreds of bra straps, excessive cleavage, visible thongs on the females in the mall.

How many of them got popped?


24 posted on 01/02/2008 11:26:29 AM PST by dmz
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To: dmz

I’m betting his “ban” from the mall was the result of something other than his retarded outfit.


25 posted on 01/09/2008 9:36:18 PM PST by TheZMan (Texas is no place for pansy-ass liberals. Ya'll move back to California er Mexico er somethin')
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