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Man whose flatulence ended police interview pleads guilty

4 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Monday, October 22 2018 Oct 22, 2018 October 22, 2018 6:29 PM October 22, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: The Kansas City Star
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A man whose excessive flatulence forced a police detective to cut short an interrogation has pleaded guilty to federal gun and drug charges.
The Kansas City Star reports that 25-year-old Sean Sykes Jr. entered the plea Monday. The charges stem from a police traffic stop in September in Kansas City, Missouri, in which officers found a backpack with drugs and guns. Sykes was a passenger in the vehicle.
A detective reported that when asked for his address, Sykes "leaned to one side of his chair and released a loud fart before answering." Court documents say Sykes "continued to be flatulent" and the detective was forced to quickly end the interview.
Sykes will be sentenced at later date, after a pre-sentence report is completed.

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