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Pig assault lands man in jail

Original post made on Jul 9, 2012

A man's assault of a pig at the Alameda County Fair prompted some strong words from the judge in the Alameda County Superior Court on Stoneridge Drive on Friday. James Anthony Horn Jr., 22, was charged with public drunkenness after what Judge Hugh Walker described as "molesting a pig or harassing a pig."

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Posted by FairGoer
a resident of Danville
on Jul 9, 2012 at 8:39 am

Wow, James your parents must be so proud. We were looking at the goats on the first Tuesday of the Fair when a drunk was trying to let a goat drink from his beer. The goat tried to grab the beer and down to the ground it went. We were in hysterics. That guy had just bought an $8 beer for himself, hadn't taken a sip and it ended up on the ground. And that goat didn't even call him the next day. hahahaha.


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Posted by the dogfather
a resident of Danville
on Jul 9, 2012 at 9:56 am

Book him, Danno -- a man who'll do that to a helpless animal will also do that to a helpless relative, friend or child. You don't even have to care about the pig to understand that this young inebriate needs an important life lesson -- denominated in months or more.

Of course, food animals already live abjectly lousy lives, by and large -- assault should be added to misery!


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Posted by Cathy K.
a resident of Danville
on Jul 9, 2012 at 10:17 am

Harrassing a helpless animal says alot about his character. I'm glad they took him to jail before he got in his car and killed someone while DUI.


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Posted by Joe
a resident of Danville
on Jul 9, 2012 at 10:40 am

At least he didn't try to eat the poor pig.


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Posted by Derek
a resident of Danville
on Jul 9, 2012 at 8:23 pm

What, four posts and no Deliverance jokes? You guys are slowing down.
Was the pig's name Ned?


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Posted by cardinal
a resident of Diablo
on Jul 10, 2012 at 7:52 am

Article fails to mention any sexual component to the drunk's assault. Apparently he lacked your vivid imagination and creativity, Derek.


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Posted by Derek
a resident of Danville
on Jul 10, 2012 at 9:25 pm

Well.... you know what alcohol can do to a guy, Cardinal. It may not have been for lack of will.


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Posted by Troy
a resident of Danville
on Jul 11, 2012 at 11:33 am

He is now where he should stay!