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[b]LIVINGSTON, Mont.[/b] (AP) -- A 28-year-old Park County man who broke into a house while under the influence of mushrooms has been ordered to pay more than $10,000 in restitution and to spend the anniversary of the incident in jail each year for the next three years as a reminder of his "stupidity." :wacko:

District Judge Nels Swandal told Garrett Douglas Genescritti during Monday's sentencing that he was lucky he wasn't shot when he broke into a house in March 2011, took off his clothes, terrorized a family and crashed the family's pickup truck.

The Livingston Enterprise reports Genescritti pleaded guilty in January to felony burglary, criminal mischief and assault on a minor. He said he used mushrooms before the break-in.

Genescritti was given a five-year deferred sentence, must register as a violent offender and perform community service.

[url="http://www.wtsp.com/news/watercooler/article/248619/58/Man-high-on-mushrooms-sentenced-for-stupidity"]source[/url]

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I once had someone come up to my door holding a book and start talking about how there was this guy who died and came back to life 2000 years ago and how I should get to know him. Needless to say, this punishment for disturbing me would've been quite welcome!

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The snozberries taste like snozberries! :laugh:

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[quote name='chAos972' timestamp='1333567293' post='594778134']
I once had someone come up to my door holding a book and start talking about how there was this guy who died and came back to life 2000 years ago and how I should get to know him.
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Amazingly, 'He' returns in this 21st century, by 2075.

But not in the way Christians think.

Imagine that. ;)

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I love creative punishments like this. I'd have given him a couple of days each year. One day seems more like a mere inconvenience.

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[quote name='chAos972' timestamp='1333567293' post='594778134']
I once had someone come up to my door holding a book and start talking about how there was this guy who died and came back to life 2000 years ago and how I should get to know him. Needless to say, this punishment for disturbing me would've been quite welcome!
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If proselytizing was a crime I'd think every human would be guilty. Hey, you're doing it now!

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That sounds more like PCP than shrooms.

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[quote name='randomevent' timestamp='1333568338' post='594778172']
If proselytizing was a crime I'd think every human would be guilty. Hey, you're doing it now!
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I think you missed the joke.

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[quote name='chAos972' timestamp='1333568858' post='594778192']
I think you missed the joke.
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Perhaps I just didn't think it was funny.

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[quote name='randomevent' timestamp='1333569521' post='594778216']
Perhaps I just didn't think it was funny.
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Perhaps you need to grow a sense of humor.

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LIVINGSTON, Mont. -- A 28-year-old Park County man who broke into a house while under the influence of mushrooms has been ordered to pay more than $10,000 in restitution and to spend the anniversary of the incident in jail each year for the next three years as a reminder of his "stupidity."

District Judge Nels Swandal told Garrett Douglas Genescritti during Monday's sentencing that he was lucky he wasn't shot when he broke into a house in March 2011, took off his clothes, terrorized a family and crashed the family's pickup truck.

The Livingston Enterprise reports Genescritti pleaded guilty in January to felony burglary, criminal mischief and assault on a minor. He said he used mushrooms before the break-in.

Genescritti was given a five-year deferred sentence, must register as a violent offender and perform community service.
[url="http://www.azcentral.com/offbeat/articles/2012/04/02/20120402montana-mushroom-burlgar-sentence.html"]Source[/url]

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sounds more like he was sentenced for "[color=#282828]felony burglary, criminal mischief and assault on a minor" and not stupidity. (but yes the act was stupid for sure)[/color]

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can you actually sentence someone to repeated jailing?

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[quote name='Co_Co' timestamp='1333597131' post='594778966']
can you actually sentence someone to repeated jailing?
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I guess so. Isn't there such a thing as weekend detention and stuff like that?

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[quote name='Co_Co' timestamp='1333597131' post='594778966']
can you actually sentence someone to repeated jailing?[/quote]

Yes. Judges can get pretty creative with what's called "Alternative Sentencing." Sometimes it's cringe inducing and other times it's hilarious. There's a judge in a circuit court near here where people go to court just to see what he'll come up with next.

A judge once sentenced a kid who put his car deep into our front yard to helping plant a tree in front of our daughters bedroom (which he almost hit) and to cut our yard for a 3 months. If he missed a date - off to the pokey for. 30 days.

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If everyone being stupid would be jailed, we'd run out of space. :laugh:

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[i]Threads Merged[/i]

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[quote name='Tweaky Nippleton' timestamp='1333571043' post='594778278']
Perhaps you need to grow a sense of humor.
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Tried that, estimates said it wouldn't be ready til I was dead, gave up. Moving along...

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Awesome sentence. Love it when judges humiliate morons like that!

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[quote name='threetonesun' timestamp='1333567317' post='594778138']
The snozberries taste like snozberries! :laugh:
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Damn straight they do!

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[quote name='Hum' timestamp='1333636178' post='594779874']
If everyone being stupid would be jailed, we'd run out of space. :laugh:
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Ain't that the truth. :laugh:

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