Skip to comments.Swedish teen fined for oinking at police
Posted on 03/04/2009 1:53:10 AM PST by WesternCulture
A Swedish teenager who made oinking noises as he walked past two police officers has been convicted for the insult and ordered pay a fine.
The boy regrets his actions and understands that what he did was wrong, said the boys attorney Clea Sangborn to the Expressen newspaper.
Its not appropriate to oink at police. But going from doing something dumb and inappropriate to being convicted of a crime thats a big jump in my opinion.
The incident took place in December in the Stockholm suburb of Solna when the 15-year-old boy passed the officers, who reported that the teen also called them pigs.
Feeling insulted by the boys behaviour, the officers filed a report about the matter, despite the fact that the 15-year-old apologized immediately when they confronted him following the incident.
Prosecutors then decided to open a formal investigation, and in February the boy was charged with insulting a police officer.
The decision to file charges against the boy raised eyebrows as it came shortly after prosecutors in Malmö decided not to launch an investigation into racist comments made by police officers in Skåne during disturbances in the citys Rosengård district.
The prosecutors pointed out that the comments made by police in Skåne were not made in the presence of the young people towards whom they were directed.
On Tuesday, however, the 15-year-old boy was convicted by the Solna District Court and ordered to pay a fine of 200 kronor ($22) for insulting the officers.
Sangborn was concerned about how the ruling would be interpreted when a 15-year-old boy gets convicted whereas police in Skåne could apparently express themselves however they want.
It sends strange signals, Sangborn said of the ruling.
After all, thanks to the above mentioned politicians, Sweden has become less of a paradise the last decades so there's much to do.
Muslim riots, Anarchist riots, Nazis, Hells Angels and other biker gangs, bank robberies - such things have become everyday things over here.
Swedish politicians believe this mess could be cleared up through “dialog” and altered attitudes to multiculturalism.
I beg to differ.
I havent heard of that in over 30 years!
Well I don’t know about Sweden but in a lot of places it’d probably be a crime to oink at a fat person.
Tuition to the School of Hard Knocks, whose colors are black and blue.
Henry Waxman would be fined for just looking at the police.
Solna has something like %15-%20 (Muslim) immigrants, so this isn’t a shocker. It’s not Tensta, Rinkeby, or Akalla — where no one speaks Swedish, but its still not the greatest part of town.
Had he been Muslim and attacked them he be honored!
This is one lucky kid, around here he would be in the hospital with severe skull fractures and multiple broken bones ... if he actually survived his encounter with the community outreach patrol.
In a related development, scientists from Porkulus University report skin taken from pigs is becoming increasingly thin.