Oregon Man Sentenced to 30 Days in Jail -- for Collecting Rainwater on His Property!

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  1. SIPAWITZ

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    No surprise, can't pump your own gas there.
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    it just seems stupid, its rain water for christ sakes, not like he's diverting a river to stockpile water
     
  4. Popeye Saavedra

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    Oh noes. I have a rain barrel. I'll see you guys in 30 days. :jail:
     
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    Police state
     
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    Seems like that would be legal in Oregon.
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    no shit with all that rain there has got to be enough to go around
     
  8. Capn Crud

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    Actally, a quick internet search shows that this is exactly what he was doing and he was found guilty in a jury trial.
     
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    Actually if you read it, that's exactly what he was doing. He diverted a stream that goes to the public reservoir and got in trouble for it.
     
  10. Dave

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    ninjered
     
  11. newcastlefan

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    i agree, although he should have known this would result. Seems from the article that he was aware this would happen. If i were in his place I might not have been so obvious. Put the storage underground where they're not so visible. Maybe install three or four big septic tanks. Tell people he shits a lot. I might have installed a really large inground swimming pool with a cover. Then connect runoff pipes underground to feed the tanks. You have to be creative with stupid laws, because they are still laws.
     
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    Did your wife make you have sex with her last night? Or did you play dead? :jj:
     
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    This is why people go postal on town that have stupid laws. The law should be deemed unconstitutional.
     
  14. Dave

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    The fucking dams he built are what was visible. lol
     
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    Waited it out till she was asleep.
     
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    :facepalm:
     
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    No he just had some coffee cups balanced on a log :dance:
     
  18. Capn Crud

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    Bullshit. People shouldn't be able to divert streams and rivers for their personal use.
     
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    :scratch:
     
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    :secret: He was collecting rain water.