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Leave the Driving to Us

Officers of the California Highway Patrol couldn’t be positive that Olan Yahal Mitchell, 27, was driving drunk — he refused to submit to field sobriety tests. He was arrested anyway, and put into the officer’s cruiser. “While seated, Mitchell began to lick the keyboard of the officer’s computer,” CHP Officer Jonathan Sloat wrote in his report. “The officer ordered Mitchell to not interfere with any equipment. Mitchell repeated this behavior.” When the trooper tried to restrain Mitchell, he allegedly kicked the officer. A back-up officer with a “cage” transported Mitchell to jail. (RC/San Francisco Chronicle) ...He was trying to reach the ESCape key with his tongue.
Original Publication Date: 31 July 2011
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 18.

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