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Teens accused of ‘gallon smashing’ at local store
Montanastandard ^ | John Grant

Posted on 03/14/2013 5:33:12 PM PDT by Morgana

Some Butte teens may be crying over spilled milk.

That’s because they face possible charges for imitating an Internet prank known as “gallon smashing” that has gone viral recently.

Butte police say one 15-year-old boy was cited with misdemeanor criminal mischief and theft for intentionally destroying two one-gallon cartons of milk in Walmart Friday evening. Police suspect three other teens may have been involved and charges were pending Monday.

The teen grabbed two one-gallon jugs of milk and threw them on the floor in Walmart at about 6:30 p.m., police reported. The jugs ruptured and spilled milk all over the floor; the juvenile then fell to the floor and rolled in the spilled milk, according to the police report.

Another teen allegedly recorded the incident with his cell phone, according to Undersheriff George Skuletich. Employees detained the teen accused of smashing the jugs, while the other teens managed to get away.

The boy allegedly told police his friends wanted to record him smashing the milk and then post the video on YouTube, Skuletich said.

(Excerpt) Read more at mtstandard.com ...


TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: crime; yutes

1 posted on 03/14/2013 5:33:12 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

“Future Shock”


2 posted on 03/14/2013 5:36:29 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Morgana

So... your idiot kid does stupid things wqhewn he is growing up and you beat his ass (I know I would)

Then what?

CPS comes and charges you with child abuse, the kid learns he can do anything and the government will ensure there is no consequences.

So.. he does “gallon spashing”... Possibly the stupidest new ‘prank’ i have ever heard of, because he has no clue what level of idiocy he can get aw2ay with, and the finally have to arrest him.


3 posted on 03/14/2013 5:37:38 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Morgana

Stupidity begetting stupidity.

They interviewed the idiot teens that started this thing.

I don’t have any sympathy for them when they go in to cause destruction like this.


4 posted on 03/14/2013 5:39:22 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Mr. K

Go into his room, smash a gallon of milk against the ground or wall and tell him to deal with it.


5 posted on 03/14/2013 5:40:24 PM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: Mr. K

You basically summed it up.

My Grandmother would have said “take them to the field and horsewhip them” for doing such a stupid thing.

Now they are only arrested.


6 posted on 03/14/2013 5:43:02 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: LukeL

DUDE!

Only one gallon? I mean come one go for at least five.


7 posted on 03/14/2013 5:44:39 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

They have got to put these punks in jail for quite a while and fine them heavily if they’re ever going to stop this crap. If they pussy-foot with these punks that’re doing this, they’ll just encourage this to go on.

Jail time . . . heavy fines . . . criminal records


8 posted on 03/14/2013 5:44:58 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: Mr. K

As a very young kid (4th grade) I got caught shoplifting some candy from the local store.

I wish they had just called the cops instead of my old man. Although it was many, many years before I would even pick up a pencil if I saw one laying on the street or playground!


9 posted on 03/14/2013 5:45:29 PM PDT by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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To: Morgana

We need to employ Singapore’s method of disciplining with a good cane lashing.


10 posted on 03/14/2013 5:48:54 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: LukeL

“Go into his room, smash a gallon of milk against the ground or wall and tell him to deal with it.”

Yep. That’s always my way to deal with something like this. First he cleans up the store.Then do the same thing ten times over to the kid. In his room, in his car, etc.

Then call it even. Save the money spent on the criminal justice system. No one got hurt; he will hopefully learn.


11 posted on 03/14/2013 5:54:36 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (ok)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

There would be no need for that had the parents “spared the rod” on them when they were much much smaller.


12 posted on 03/14/2013 5:56:18 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

It is these mindless zombies that will believe everything the Demonwits slop out and vote accordingly.


13 posted on 03/14/2013 5:57:30 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Best then to pour milk all inside his car in summer.


14 posted on 03/14/2013 5:58:33 PM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: Morgana

I realize pranks, especially ones done by teenagers, generally are pretty dumb. That said, I honestly don’t get the appeal of this one. Smashing a couple of jugs of milk and then rolling around in it? Whoopee.


15 posted on 03/14/2013 6:00:16 PM PDT by DemforBush (Bacon: the candy of the meat world!)
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To: Morgana

My parents spanked me and my sister hundreds of times - yes, we deserved it. My two younger siblings didn’t get spanked EVER. Sis and I are successful and have no criminal records. Brothers have horrible credit, can’t hold down a job and think laws are merely suggestions.


16 posted on 03/14/2013 6:03:16 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Mr. K

Back in the 70’s, I had just washed my car and parked it on the street in front of my home. Two young boys took a fire extinguisher from a phone booth and sprayed my car.

Someone saw it and told me who they were. I did not call the police....kids do stuff like this. I called their father. He brought them down to my house, where he had them admit they did it and tell me they were sorry.

Then, he had them walk back and forth between my car and my house filling a bucket with water until they had cleaned and rinsed my car.

I’m sure they learned a lot more from this than jail or fines their parents would have had to pay; and they don’t have criminal records. They are both fine young men with families now.

This is the way we did things before the nanny government culture.


17 posted on 03/14/2013 6:03:41 PM PDT by Jude in WV
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To: 21twelve

LOL- you and me both!

I was not even the one who shoplifted- i was just with an idiot who stuffed somethign into his jacket but we BOTH got pulled in

Believe me, it NEVER occurred to me to shoplift again.


18 posted on 03/14/2013 6:29:42 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: LukeL
Best then to pour milk all inside his car in summer.

That's really nasty, it's near impossible to get that sour smell out. The only thing I have ever smelled that passed that on the stink-o-meter was a two week old corpse left in a car with the windows rolled up tight.

For the curious, an older gentleman was driving out to his deer camp, which was way out in the boondocks, accessible only via firelane when he suffered a massive heart attack and died. His buddies were already in camp and when he didn't arrive they assumed he changed his mind and was taking a pass due to his advancing years. His wife didn't expect any contact as the deer camp was way off the beaten path and she assumed he would be gone for at least two weeks. The result was nobody missed him until it was time to break camp and return home. Whereupon the former friends found his car where it had rolled off the firelane and stopped in the ditch with the engine running until the tank ran dry. The Sheriff called for a wrecker to extract the car and they towed it to the garage where I worked. People tried cleaning the interior of all soft trim and steam cleaning the bare metal but nothing could get rid of the odor. The car was finally scrapped out 'cuz nobody could stand to be near it.

Regards,
GtG

19 posted on 03/14/2013 6:55:18 PM PDT by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: laweeks

So you want to ruin their lives for breaking a gallon of milk?


20 posted on 03/14/2013 7:02:43 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: LukeL

Excellent suggestion.


21 posted on 03/14/2013 7:13:53 PM PDT by Mercat
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To: Gandalf_The_Gray

In the relating of this account, the car is usually a fine Cadillac.


22 posted on 03/14/2013 7:31:55 PM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: EEGator
So you want to ruin their lives for breaking a gallon of milk

no....for being stupid....they knew what they were doing, actions have consequences......I work in the juvenile justice system.......you will get the level of nonsense that you will tolerate!!

23 posted on 03/14/2013 7:53:15 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: Morgana

I would force them to lick up every last drop of the milk.


24 posted on 03/14/2013 7:55:29 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: headsonpikes
In the relating of this account, the car is usually a fine Cadillac.

It wasn't a caddy, not too many deer hunters go "stump jumping" in a Cadillac. It was a relatively new car in otherwise good condition. I don't recall the make, pretty sure it wasn't a Chevy, might have been a Pontiac.

Myth Busters did an episode on this sort of thing where they sealed a couple of pig carcasses in a brand new Corvette and then rolled the sealed car into an ISO shipping container and closed the doors tight. They left it to bask in the sun for some months. When they opened it up the Corvette was a major barf inducing wreck. The carcasses liquefied and soaked into every nook and cranny. MB turned the car over to a detailing shop who thought they might be able to salvage the car, I don't recall they had much success.

Regards,
GtG

PS I did have a chance to buy a cherry 1955 Packard Clipper Custom Constellation for $50.00, which I had to turn down as I was making $0.75/hr.

25 posted on 03/14/2013 7:56:18 PM PDT by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: terycarl

I’m not saying they shouldn’t be in trouble, but the person I posted to said jail time and a permanent record. Why not 500 hours community service?...or fines?


26 posted on 03/14/2013 8:03:59 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: HereInTheHeartland

I was thinking to send him to a dairy farm for a month. Working the hours and labor to produce that gallon of milk...maybe appreciate it more. Or not.


27 posted on 03/14/2013 8:22:41 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: Mr. K
CPS comes and charges you with child abuse...

It's good to be out in the country where there is no "CPS" - - at least, none I'm aware of. If there is a CPS in the vicinity, I welcome them to meet my Rottie (if they get out of the car). Then there's the "WARNING: Homeowner will not be held responsible for hunting accidents to trespassers" sign at the top of the driveway. Trespassers usually turn around and leave.

28 posted on 03/14/2013 8:31:24 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Morgana
Pet peeve with presstitutes:

That’s because they face possible charges for imitating an Internet prank

1) Walmart isn't the internet; it's a real, physical business.

2) Vandalism and theft (and a host of other misdesignated acts) are not "pranks"; short-sheeting your roomie is a prank.

29 posted on 03/15/2013 12:12:58 AM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

We need to employ Singapore’s method of disciplining with a good cane lashing.


Actually, making truancy a capital offence would save most of this and the next generation.


30 posted on 03/15/2013 3:14:32 AM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (If You do not enforce the Bill of Rights; WHO will? ENFORCE THE BILL OF RIGHTS....It is the Law.)
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To: S.O.S121.500

No, the saving is well past. We have 5 generations, that are full-on sociopaths. No way to correct that...hopefully, you have been learning s-kills. Take good care, you are now the truant.


31 posted on 03/15/2013 3:23:04 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: RedHeeler

Take good care, you are now the truant.


Dear Nooob-
Part of that involves children being seen and not heard. Now hush.
O.G.


32 posted on 03/15/2013 3:27:07 AM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Love me or fear me, you will respect me. ENFORCE THE BILL OF RIGHTS--It is the Law..)
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To: S.O.S121.500

Scratch Noob-Meant boot.


33 posted on 03/15/2013 3:28:29 AM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Love me or fear me, you will respect me. ENFORCE THE BILL OF RIGHTS--It is the Law..)
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To: Mr. K

There are better ways to discipline kids (and 15yo’s) than beating them.


34 posted on 03/15/2013 3:30:12 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: S.O.S121.500

Thanks.


35 posted on 03/15/2013 3:33:16 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: Morgana
My Grandmother would have said “take them to the field and horsewhip them” for doing such a stupid thing.

My aunt used to make the kids go out and select a good whipping branch off the pussy willow bush when it came time to 'pay the piper', and G-d forbid if you came back with a small branch...she would go out and get one herself and reward you with a few extra lashes for inconveniencing her.

I miss the 'good old days'...

36 posted on 03/15/2013 3:46:53 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: 9YearLurker

hmmm really? wow share your insights?

I got spanked when I was a kid and deserved every one of them...

Oh wait... are you unable to differentiate between simple discipline and abusive beating?

Perhaps you should sit a 6 year old down and explain to him the physics of a cars’ momentum as a function of mass and velocity as it applies to the ability to stop when a child runs into a street, rather than whack him on the ass to make him stop doing it...?

All I remember from being a kid is NEVER to run into the street after the first time I did it and my father freaked and gave my butt a good reminder lesson. And I vividly remember it to this day, and thank God he cared enough for me to do it.


37 posted on 03/15/2013 4:56:17 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: EEGator
So you want to ruin their lives for breaking a gallon of milk?

Which behavior are you totally excusing?

38 posted on 03/15/2013 6:02:32 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: laweeks

Loaded BS question. How about instead of “jail time and criminal record” you make them do 500 hours community service? You want to punish these kids worse than a grown man who gets a DUI?


39 posted on 03/15/2013 6:31:54 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator
How about instead of “jail time and criminal record” you make them do 500 hours community service?

Sorry, but I don't want any of these thugs in my "community" doing 500 hours "service." Maybe in your community, but not mine. Throw them in jail and charge them with whatever crime they're guilty of.

40 posted on 03/15/2013 6:36:17 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: laweeks

Thugs...really? Jackasses yes, but not thugs. What’s the charge, felony milk tossing? I’ve lived where there is real crime. I’d gladly take milk tossers over murderers and rapists.


41 posted on 03/15/2013 7:09:12 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator
Thugs...really? Jackasses yes, but not thugs. What’s the charge, felony milk tossing? I’ve lived where there is real crime. I’d gladly take milk tossers over murderers and rapists.

You're welcome to them.

42 posted on 03/15/2013 7:16:15 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: EEGator
So you want to ruin their lives for breaking a gallon of milk?

You didn't ask me, but my answer is yes.

43 posted on 03/15/2013 7:23:55 AM PDT by Sloth (Rather than a lesser Evil, I voted for Goode.)
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To: EEGator
Thugs...really? Jackasses yes, but not thugs. What’s the charge, felony milk tossing? I’ve lived where there is real crime. I’d gladly take milk tossers over murderers and rapists.

they are thugs....wannabees....that's where murderers and rapists come from....juveniles who were not held accountable....believe me, I've been there

44 posted on 03/15/2013 3:20:53 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: terycarl

White boys in Idaho breaking milk...right. I’m from outside Philly, I know thugs.


45 posted on 03/15/2013 3:23:20 PM PDT by EEGator
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