Man gets jail sentence for wearing saggy pants

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Posted: Apr 11, 2012 11:39 AM
Updated: Apr 11, 2012 11:39 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: jail, sentence, saggy, pants, alabama, contempt, court

PRATTVILLE - Authorities in central Alabama say a man has been given a three-day jail sentence for contempt of court for wearing so-called saggy pants. Twenty-year-old LaMarcus D. Ramsey was in Autauga County Circuit Court on Tuesday to enter a plea on a charge of receiving stolen property. Circuit Judge John Bush told Ramsey his blue jeans were sagging too low and gave him the three-day stint. The judge told Ramsey to buy pants that fit or a belt when he gets out of the county jail. The judge says he finds it disrespectful and a disruption when people wear pants below their waistline in his chambers.

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