Sunday, October 13, 2013

“zero tolerance” makes zero sense.

Student has fishing tackle box in his car. He gets arrested for the felony of bringing weapons into a school zone .
Cody Chitwood, a 17-year-old student at Lassiter High School and avid fisherman, turned himself in and was released on $1,000 bond.

“It’s pretty ridiculous,” said Chitwood in a statement to The Marietta Daily Journal. “I have an attorney and I’m hoping to get the felony dropped so I can still get in the Air Force.” If the district attorney decides to prosecute, Chitwood could face two to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Read more here

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