Thursday, February 22, 2007

Throwing cup of ice = Go to Jail ?

Long story short: A North Carolina woman faces up to 2 years in prison for throwing a McDonald's cup full of ice at another car in traffic.  The case is known in that area as the McMissile case, since the woman is being charged with 'maliciously throwing a missile into an occupied vehicle'.


Yep, a missle!  A Stafford County judge instructed the jury that any physical object can be a missile and be propelled by any force, including throwing.


You can read further about this story here and here.

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