Scotland: Man Arrested and Facing Prison for Carrying a Potato Peeler (Without a Reasonable Excuse)…

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A man was arrested in Dunfermline, Scotland, on Saturday for carrying a potato peeler in a public place “without reasonable excuse” and faces up to four years in prison.

The Dunfermline Sheriff Court confirmed to Breitbart London that Scott Walker, 39, of the James Bank Hostel, James Street had appeared Monday, charged under the Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995, for carrying “an article which had a blade or which was sharply pointed, namely a potato peeler”.

Sheriff Pino di Emidio ordered that Walker should return to the court on May 16th for sentencing over the crime, for which he could receive up to four years’ imprisonment. The man was on bail for another unspecified offence at the time of his arrest.

PotatoPeelerNo-one besides the military should have one of these…

Local newspaper the Dunfermline Press And West of Fife Advertiserreports Walker has been in Appin Crescent, Dunfermline, with the potato peeler at the…

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2 comments on “Scotland: Man Arrested and Facing Prison for Carrying a Potato Peeler (Without a Reasonable Excuse)…

  1. Comrade Obama says:

    My God, I had a Swiss Army pocket knife with my in Ayr. They probably would have charged me as Jack the Ripper had they known I was carry an Army knife!

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