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Police state insanity: teens arrested while waiting for parents in OKC curfew sweep

Madison Ruppert, Contributing Writer
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Last Saturday, around 20 teenagers were arrested for alleged curfew violations in front of a local movie theater. However, this action flies in the face of the law, no matter how it is interpreted.

The city’s curfew statute sets the curfew at 11 PM, which was 20 minutes later than when the teens were rounded up like common criminals and taken to jail. The statute also allows for children to wait for rides from parents after attending a movie, even if it is after curfew, which, incidentally, was not the case here.

Some of the teens who had been attending a movie with adult supervision were also arrested while waiting for the adults to return with their car.

One pair of teenage girls were told to shut up when

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Added: Jul-23-2011 Occurred On: Jul-23-2011
By: saul693
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Tags: police, state, fascism, curfew, crime
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States (load item map)
Views: 12281 | Comments: 24 | Votes: 1 | Favorites: 0 | Shared: 27 | Updates: 1 | Times used in channels: 2
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