Ala. Lawman Takes Tires Into His Own Hands

March 14, 2006
Alabama’s government has its share of characters. When they’re not putting ten tons of Ten Commandments in courthouses, they’re stealing each other’s parking spaces. The AP reports that State Rep. Albert Hall is sick and tired of someone taking his reserved spot at the state Capitol, and he’s fighting back the only way he knows how — not through the courts, but by deflating the culprit’s tires. Complaining that his car gets blocked nearly every day the legislature is in session, Hall also called tow trucks to remove cars from his spot. Hall himself was deflated a bit when he found out the car tire he bled down belonged to the wife of fellow Rep. Allen Layson. The whole troublesome situation has been turned over to an internal-affairs committee for further study.
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