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Man Slaps Ga. Police Horse at St. Patrick's Festival

March 20, 2012  | 

A 24-year-old Duluth, Minn., man faces multiple charges for slapping a police horse in Savannah, Ga., during a St. Patrick's Day festival.

Sebastian Konrad Laski slapped the horse on the rear at about 1 a.m. Sunday while officers were maintaining crowd control. Laski ran from arresting officers and continued to resist arrest after losing his shirt, reports the Savannah Morning News.

Tags: Mounted Units, Savannah-Chatham (Ga.) Metro PD, Holiday Crimes, Intoxicated Subjects

Comments (7)

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Mike @ 3/20/2012 4:39 PM

Sounds like there was more than one horses ass slapped that day.

michael @ 3/21/2012 12:04 AM

Sounds like another smart ass thinking he could get away with this. It is to bad the horse didn't kick would have been worth the settlement.

Morning Eagle @ 3/21/2012 4:44 AM

Would have served Laski right if the horse had planted a couple of hooves right in his groin. Might have even kept him from ever being able to reproduce more like himself.

martyb @ 3/21/2012 3:25 PM

Those Mounted officers should have been carrying lassos... they would have had a cool St Patricks Day rodeo event.

Random @ 3/21/2012 7:58 PM

Wilbur, enough is enough. The horse shoes are off!

Rev. Lowrey @ 3/25/2012 7:11 AM

Oh, come on...1 am on St. Patrick's Day. What do they expect from a bunch of drunk Irish revelers! This looks like another giant over-reaction to me. I'm sure the officer was surprised and then embarrassed at what appears to otherwise be a harmless prank by someone who had impaired judgment - at an event promoting frolic and impaired judgment. Who thinks it's a good idea to sit on a horse in the middle of a crowd of drunks anyway? No harm was reported, except to the prankster. Policemen need to get a sense of humor and not be so surprised or reactionary toward non-agressive behavior that should have been expected. Maybe the police should stay away from parties untill they are called. Standing around looking to be offended and then reacting excessively when they are is not their proper role.

Debby @ 3/29/2012 10:50 AM

Rev. Lowery, you have never been around a real Police Officer. You hit his horse, you hit him. We have a sense of humor but being in a group of drunks when we could be at home with our loved ones is our job not a choice. Maybe next time you go to church to preach someone will slap your wife or one of the others in your "group". Just laugh it off, nothing personel, just a joke. God said turn the other cheek, but he also said there is a time to fight and we in this day and age need to keep the neighborhood safe. Slap a horse now and then go home and slap the wife and kids. But I am sure that is alright with you also, as long as the police are not standing around and staying away.

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