Coughing Leads To Assault Charge

Discussion in 'Bizarre and Off-Beat News' started by SeriouslySearching, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. SeriouslySearching

    SeriouslySearching Active Member

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    MORRISVILLE, N.C. -- Authorities said Thursday they have charged a man with assault on a government official after an officer said the man coughed into his face during a traffic stop.
    "He says I coughed in his face," Kauffman told The News & Observer of Raleigh. "But that would only work if he had a 4-foot-long face."

    I think this cop has a bit too much power! Ridiculous to charge assault for that! Waste of time and money for everyone. The guy was sick for gosh sakes!:sick:
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  3. Squishified

    Squishified Active Member

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    I could see why the officer would be pizzed off, but PLEASE assault???
    I've been coughed on and never realized I was being assaulted!

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