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Thommy Melanson
12-30-2006, 04:59 AM
Flatulence Allegedly Sparks Jail Fight

AP

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (Dec. 27) - Brian Bruggeman caused a stink at the Lincoln County Jail earlier this month and will now have to answer for it in court. Another inmate, Jesse Dorris, alleges that Bruggeman's flatulence, passed in close proximity to Dorris, sparked a Dec. 14 fight between the two at the jail.

Now Bruggeman, 38, faces a Jan. 11 preliminary hearing on the state's complaint of assault by a confined person. It's a felony punishable by up to five years in prison.

Bruggeman is accused of injuring Dorris, his cellmate, when he pushed him into cell bars. Dorris, 26, was not charged.

The two began scuffling, County Attorney Jeff Meyer said Tuesday, because Dorris was fed up with Bruggeman's flatulence.

Jail fights are common, Meyer said, but the cause of this one was rather uncommon.

"It's usually about someone hogging the newspaper or someone not happy about what's on TV," he said.

Bruggeman, of Hershey, is serving a 90-day sentence for violating a protection order.

"He compounded his problems," Meyer said.

Dorris, of North Platte, is awaiting a January trial on a charge of aiding and abetting robbery.

Brad Dawson, Bruggeman's attorney, did not immediately return a phone message left at his office.

Sheriff Jerome Kramer said the incident was a result of overcrowding. The jail was built in 1933 and has a capacity of 23 inmates, according to 2006 standards, Kramer said. As many as 65 inmates have been lodged at the jail in recent days, he said.

"You just can't get a reprieve from one another," Kramer said. "When you've got a guy causing problems passing gas, there's no way to get away from the smell."


Copyright 2006 The Associated Press.

kari
12-30-2006, 06:32 AM
Next thing you know there going to be making home made corks instead of knives. :)

Thommy Melanson
12-30-2006, 07:51 AM
Next thing you know there going to be making home made corks instead of knives. :)

Mmm...there's a hint of confinement with just...just...a flutter of rape.

http://www1.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/482558/2/istockphoto_482558_cork_sniffer_wine_connoisseur.j pg

kari
12-30-2006, 08:10 AM
Mmm...there's a hint of confinement with just...just...a flutter of rape.

http://www1.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/482558/2/istockphoto_482558_cork_sniffer_wine_connoisseur.j pg

and after a builup of gas, the cork probably could be considered a lethal weapon. :)

http://www.sentex.net/~mwandel/cannon/flash2.jpg

Thommy Melanson
12-30-2006, 08:16 AM
and after a builup of gas, the cork probably could be considered a lethal weapon. :)

http://www.sentex.net/~mwandel/cannon/flash2.jpg

Shanks alot for that stab at a penetrating insight ;)