Skip to comments."Occupy" Figure Is Wanted Man In Bizarre, Oily Case (drunk ,naked, and olive oiled)
Posted on 10/19/2011 4:24:29 PM PDT by RummyChick
OCTOBER 19--A well-known Occupy Wall Street protester who was arrested last Friday for kneeling down in prayer and blocking traffic in lower Manhattan is wanted in Indiana for failing to appear in court in connection with criminal charges filed after cops found him naked, intoxicated, and covered in olive oil in a public park.
The bizarre nature of the charges against Michael Donte Booth, 27, were the subject of a previous TSG story after police discovered Booth sunbathing in the altogether in a Mishawaka park on May 24.
Cops found Booth laying face up on a blanket with his entire genitals showing. Nearby, officers found the book Gay Power, a Kroger bottle of extra virgin olive oil, two cans of Miller beer, and Marlboro cigarettes, according to an arrest report.
Officers noted that Booth (pictured at left) was acting strangely and kept smiling wide eyed at officers. At one point, he told cops, Im from New York. Cant I do this here? He added, Im a Republican and the cigarettes pay your taxes. In response to Booths nonsensical observations, officers quickly detained him in cuffs" and used "the blanket for cover inside a police mechanical.
Booth was charged with public indecency, public intoxication, and lying to cops about his identity (he initially claimed to be Micheal Sampson). While due in a St. Josephs County court on June 15 for a hearing on the misdemeanor counts, Booth did not show up.
As a result, a judge issued a bench warrant for Booths failure to appear. The warrant remains outstanding, according to a court clerk.
Booth was one of 14 "Occupy Wall Street" protesters arrested Friday morning by the NYPD for obstructing traffic on lower Broadway, blocks from the groups Zuccotti Park encampment. Booth has been dubbed The Praying Man" on blogs and YouTube due to his kneeling down in the streets with his hands clasped and his eyes closed.
Before his arrest, Booth received a warning from cops, who subsequently placed him in plastic handcuffs (as dozens of onlookers and press photographers recorded the collar). He is due in Manhattan Criminal Court on April 13.
Indiana Cops Bust Man Wearing Only Olive Oil
Suspect: “Im from New York. Cant I do this here?
He's obviously crackers and would be doing the same thing if, by the strangest of occurrences, Tea Partiers happened to be occupying a park, hanging out, doing drugs, having sex and begging for provisions.
In Pelosi Land, you CAN do it. In fact, the government will probably pay for the olive oil.
What is a police mechanical?
PLEASE don’t answer bert’s question! I gotta nuf visuals to deal with as it is!
Thankyou very much!
Don’t read the police report....even more visuals...
Not me; “they” allow these kooks into their collective daily and don’t bat an eye at it.
Lube is better than sliced bread. But this is weird..
Obama approves of this message.
Mothers, don’t let your babies got to Wall Street.
“naked, intoxicated, and covered in olive oil in a public park.’
Typical nite at the bath house obozo frequented in chicago.
It’s not a party till the cops find you naked, covered in olive oil, in the middle of a public highway.