Skip to comments.Nunchaku-Twirling Man Hauled to Jail
Posted on 08/03/2013 9:04:07 PM PDT by nickcarraway
A Bruce Lee wannabe was arrested earlier this week after he allegedly refused to stop swinging his nunchaku, a popular ninja weapon that's illegal to possess here. We came across the intriguing story in the Ex this morning which reported that the man was seen whirling his weapon on Tuesday at about 4 p.m. on the first block of Cashmere Street in an area where children were hanging out, police said.
When officers arrived, they witnessed the man swinging his nunchaku around in front of a group of adults and children. When the cops approached them, the curious crowd dispersed.
The man reportedly refused to let go of his weapon, which didn't go over well with police; there was a brief scuffle with the cops who then found shurikens in his pants. Shurikens, for those of you who prefer guns, are those "throwing stars" that are used for stabbing or slashing others. They're made from knives or nails.
The man was stripped of his weaponry and hauled to jail where "chains and sticks" has a whole different meaning.
California. Why doesn't this surprise.
FWIW, my fascination with nunchaku lasted for about a month when I was 13 and ended quickly when I whacked myself hard in the face while practicing my "moves" (i.e., trying to look cool). I still remember well being surprised at how much that hurt!
That happened to I guy I knew back in the day.
He broke his nose LOL
***a popular ninja weapon that’s illegal to possess here***
A common oriental agricultural tool, The rice flail.
People disarmed by Samurai had to make do with what tools they had to fight back.
Some say it is not true but look at a real rice flail and you see a nunchaku.
I was swinging one of my three pairs in two different katas at the dojo just this morning
weapon that’s illegal to possess here
Can you own a stick of wood in SF?
We are now a nation ruled by thousands of little petty tyrants called leftists.
“Section 12. Whoever manufactures or causes to be manufactured, or sells or exposes for sale, an instrument or weapon of the kind usually known as a dirk knife, a switch knife or any knife having an automatic spring release device by which the blade is released from the handle, having a blade of over one and one-half inches or a device or case which enables a knife with a locking blade to be drawn at a locked position, any ballistic knife, or any knife with a detachable blade capable of being propelled by any mechanism, slung shot, sling shot, bean blower, sword cane, pistol cane, bludgeon, blackjack, nunchaku, zoobow, also known as klackers or kung fu sticks, or any similar weapon consisting of two sticks of wood, plastic or metal connected at one end by a length of rope, chain, wire or leather, a shuriken or any similar pointed starlike object intended to injure a person when thrown, or a manrikigusari or similar length of chain having weighted ends; or metallic knuckles or knuckles of any other substance which could be put to the same use and with the same or similar effect as metallic knuckles, shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty nor more than one thousand dollars or by imprisonment for not more than six months; provided, however, that sling shots may be manufactured and sold to clubs or associations conducting sporting events where such sling shots are used. “
Looks like they forgot to list toothpicks.
Ballpoint pens, chopsticks, shoelaces, rolls of quarters, socks full of sand, 2x4s, cricket bats & field hockey sticks (this is Massachusetts).....
And the BIG one... PITCHFORKS!
The local 7-11 here in FL has a nice display of shuriken behind the counter.
They better hurry up and get it on the list or they'll be playing catch-up!
“...the man was seen whirling his weapon...”
Reportedly happens a lot in San Francisco.