Monday, February 04, 2008

Teen faces WMD charge after plastic egg explodes

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (AP) — An 18-year-old Elizabethtown man is charged with possessing a weapon of mass destruction and other offenses over a plastic egg explosion.
Police say he ignited a plastic egg filled with plastic air-gun pellets in a flea market, hitting at least five people and causing alarm. It happened Saturday afternoon at a Saturday's Market in Londonderry Township, Dauphin County.
Peggy Beckley, the vendor manager, says market employees chased the man into the parking lot and held him for police.

In addition to the weapon of mass destruction charge, the teen was charged with risking a catastrophe, recklessly endangering another person, disorderly conduct and simple assault.

what ever happened to the days when the cops would just take an asshole behind the shed and kick his ass for doing something stupid? ok, i get it, its post 9-11 but common sense needs to be used. this kid just needs some common sense beat into him.

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