Skip to comments.Teens accused of ‘gallon smashing’ at local store
Posted on 03/14/2013 5:33:12 PM PDT by Morgana
Some Butte teens may be crying over spilled milk.
Thats because they face possible charges for imitating an Internet prank known as gallon smashing that has gone viral recently.
Butte police say one 15-year-old boy was cited with misdemeanor criminal mischief and theft for intentionally destroying two one-gallon cartons of milk in Walmart Friday evening. Police suspect three other teens may have been involved and charges were pending Monday.
The teen grabbed two one-gallon jugs of milk and threw them on the floor in Walmart at about 6:30 p.m., police reported. The jugs ruptured and spilled milk all over the floor; the juvenile then fell to the floor and rolled in the spilled milk, according to the police report.
Another teen allegedly recorded the incident with his cell phone, according to Undersheriff George Skuletich. Employees detained the teen accused of smashing the jugs, while the other teens managed to get away.
The boy allegedly told police his friends wanted to record him smashing the milk and then post the video on YouTube, Skuletich said.
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So... your idiot kid does stupid things wqhewn he is growing up and you beat his ass (I know I would)
CPS comes and charges you with child abuse, the kid learns he can do anything and the government will ensure there is no consequences.
So.. he does “gallon spashing”... Possibly the stupidest new ‘prank’ i have ever heard of, because he has no clue what level of idiocy he can get aw2ay with, and the finally have to arrest him.
Stupidity begetting stupidity.
They interviewed the idiot teens that started this thing.
I don’t have any sympathy for them when they go in to cause destruction like this.
Go into his room, smash a gallon of milk against the ground or wall and tell him to deal with it.
You basically summed it up.
My Grandmother would have said “take them to the field and horsewhip them” for doing such a stupid thing.
Now they are only arrested.
Only one gallon? I mean come one go for at least five.
They have got to put these punks in jail for quite a while and fine them heavily if they’re ever going to stop this crap. If they pussy-foot with these punks that’re doing this, they’ll just encourage this to go on.
Jail time . . . heavy fines . . . criminal records
As a very young kid (4th grade) I got caught shoplifting some candy from the local store.
I wish they had just called the cops instead of my old man. Although it was many, many years before I would even pick up a pencil if I saw one laying on the street or playground!
We need to employ Singapore’s method of disciplining with a good cane lashing.
“Go into his room, smash a gallon of milk against the ground or wall and tell him to deal with it.”
Yep. That’s always my way to deal with something like this. First he cleans up the store.Then do the same thing ten times over to the kid. In his room, in his car, etc.
Then call it even. Save the money spent on the criminal justice system. No one got hurt; he will hopefully learn.
There would be no need for that had the parents “spared the rod” on them when they were much much smaller.
It is these mindless zombies that will believe everything the Demonwits slop out and vote accordingly.
Best then to pour milk all inside his car in summer.
I realize pranks, especially ones done by teenagers, generally are pretty dumb. That said, I honestly don’t get the appeal of this one. Smashing a couple of jugs of milk and then rolling around in it? Whoopee.
My parents spanked me and my sister hundreds of times - yes, we deserved it. My two younger siblings didn’t get spanked EVER. Sis and I are successful and have no criminal records. Brothers have horrible credit, can’t hold down a job and think laws are merely suggestions.
Back in the 70’s, I had just washed my car and parked it on the street in front of my home. Two young boys took a fire extinguisher from a phone booth and sprayed my car.
Someone saw it and told me who they were. I did not call the police....kids do stuff like this. I called their father. He brought them down to my house, where he had them admit they did it and tell me they were sorry.
Then, he had them walk back and forth between my car and my house filling a bucket with water until they had cleaned and rinsed my car.
I’m sure they learned a lot more from this than jail or fines their parents would have had to pay; and they don’t have criminal records. They are both fine young men with families now.
This is the way we did things before the nanny government culture.
LOL- you and me both!
I was not even the one who shoplifted- i was just with an idiot who stuffed somethign into his jacket but we BOTH got pulled in
Believe me, it NEVER occurred to me to shoplift again.
That's really nasty, it's near impossible to get that sour smell out. The only thing I have ever smelled that passed that on the stink-o-meter was a two week old corpse left in a car with the windows rolled up tight.
For the curious, an older gentleman was driving out to his deer camp, which was way out in the boondocks, accessible only via firelane when he suffered a massive heart attack and died. His buddies were already in camp and when he didn't arrive they assumed he changed his mind and was taking a pass due to his advancing years. His wife didn't expect any contact as the deer camp was way off the beaten path and she assumed he would be gone for at least two weeks. The result was nobody missed him until it was time to break camp and return home. Whereupon the former friends found his car where it had rolled off the firelane and stopped in the ditch with the engine running until the tank ran dry. The Sheriff called for a wrecker to extract the car and they towed it to the garage where I worked. People tried cleaning the interior of all soft trim and steam cleaning the bare metal but nothing could get rid of the odor. The car was finally scrapped out 'cuz nobody could stand to be near it.
So you want to ruin their lives for breaking a gallon of milk?
In the relating of this account, the car is usually a fine Cadillac.
no....for being stupid....they knew what they were doing, actions have consequences......I work in the juvenile justice system.......you will get the level of nonsense that you will tolerate!!
I would force them to lick up every last drop of the milk.
It wasn't a caddy, not too many deer hunters go "stump jumping" in a Cadillac. It was a relatively new car in otherwise good condition. I don't recall the make, pretty sure it wasn't a Chevy, might have been a Pontiac.
Myth Busters did an episode on this sort of thing where they sealed a couple of pig carcasses in a brand new Corvette and then rolled the sealed car into an ISO shipping container and closed the doors tight. They left it to bask in the sun for some months. When they opened it up the Corvette was a major barf inducing wreck. The carcasses liquefied and soaked into every nook and cranny. MB turned the car over to a detailing shop who thought they might be able to salvage the car, I don't recall they had much success.
PS I did have a chance to buy a cherry 1955 Packard Clipper Custom Constellation for $50.00, which I had to turn down as I was making $0.75/hr.
I’m not saying they shouldn’t be in trouble, but the person I posted to said jail time and a permanent record. Why not 500 hours community service?...or fines?
I was thinking to send him to a dairy farm for a month. Working the hours and labor to produce that gallon of milk...maybe appreciate it more. Or not.
It's good to be out in the country where there is no "CPS" - - at least, none I'm aware of. If there is a CPS in the vicinity, I welcome them to meet my Rottie (if they get out of the car). Then there's the "WARNING: Homeowner will not be held responsible for hunting accidents to trespassers" sign at the top of the driveway. Trespassers usually turn around and leave.
Thats because they face possible charges for imitating an Internet prank
1) Walmart isn't the internet; it's a real, physical business.
2) Vandalism and theft (and a host of other misdesignated acts) are not "pranks"; short-sheeting your roomie is a prank.
We need to employ Singapores method of disciplining with a good cane lashing.
No, the saving is well past. We have 5 generations, that are full-on sociopaths. No way to correct that...hopefully, you have been learning s-kills. Take good care, you are now the truant.
Take good care, you are now the truant.
Part of that involves children being seen and not heard. Now hush.
Scratch Noob-Meant boot.
There are better ways to discipline kids (and 15yo’s) than beating them.
My aunt used to make the kids go out and select a good whipping branch off the pussy willow bush when it came time to 'pay the piper', and G-d forbid if you came back with a small branch...she would go out and get one herself and reward you with a few extra lashes for inconveniencing her.
I miss the 'good old days'...
hmmm really? wow share your insights?
I got spanked when I was a kid and deserved every one of them...
Oh wait... are you unable to differentiate between simple discipline and abusive beating?
Perhaps you should sit a 6 year old down and explain to him the physics of a cars’ momentum as a function of mass and velocity as it applies to the ability to stop when a child runs into a street, rather than whack him on the ass to make him stop doing it...?
All I remember from being a kid is NEVER to run into the street after the first time I did it and my father freaked and gave my butt a good reminder lesson. And I vividly remember it to this day, and thank God he cared enough for me to do it.
Which behavior are you totally excusing?
Loaded BS question. How about instead of “jail time and criminal record” you make them do 500 hours community service? You want to punish these kids worse than a grown man who gets a DUI?
Sorry, but I don't want any of these thugs in my "community" doing 500 hours "service." Maybe in your community, but not mine. Throw them in jail and charge them with whatever crime they're guilty of.
Thugs...really? Jackasses yes, but not thugs. What’s the charge, felony milk tossing? I’ve lived where there is real crime. I’d gladly take milk tossers over murderers and rapists.
You're welcome to them.
You didn't ask me, but my answer is yes.
they are thugs....wannabees....that's where murderers and rapists come from....juveniles who were not held accountable....believe me, I've been there
White boys in Idaho breaking milk...right. I’m from outside Philly, I know thugs.