From Bill Crutchfield is another recent story of Government over reach. The sad thing is that no one admitted wrong doing, accountability, or said I am sorry.
From Bill Crutchfield, and outstanding entrepenuer who grew his company from his garage:
I am providing you with a news reports about the arrest and jailing of a 20-year-old UVa student who committed the unthinkable crime of buying sparkling water at a local grocery store. This is another example of the obscene government overreach that is surely causing our founding fathers to roll over in their graves.
Bottled-water purchase leads to night in jail for UVa student
osted: Thursday, June 27, 2013 10:37 pm | Updated: 11:30 am, Fri Jul 5, 2013.
Posted on June 27, 2013
by K. Burnell Evans
When a half-dozen men and a woman in street clothes closed in on University of Virginia student Elizabeth Daly, 20, she and two roommates panicked.
That led to Daly spending a night and an afternoon in the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail. Her initial offense? Walking to her car with bottled water, cookie dough and ice cream just purchased from the Harris Teeter in the Barracks Road Shopping Center for a sorority benefit fundraiser.
A group of state Alcoholic Beverage Control agents clad in plainclothes approached her, suspecting the blue carton of LaCroix sparkling water to be a 12-pack of beer. Police say one of the agents jumped on the hood of her car. She says one drew a gun. Unsure of who they were, Daly tried to flee the darkened parking lot.
“They were showing unidentifiable badges after they approached us, but we became frightened, as they were not in anything close to a uniform,” she recalled Thursday in a written […]