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UVA student jailed for possession of bottled water, ice cream

Posted By yihan On June 30, 2013 @ 4:55 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Eric Owens
The Daily Caller [1]
June 30, 2013

A University of Virginia student spent a night and good part of the next day in jail after seven plain-clothes agents from the state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control division ambushed her.

The student, 20-year-old Elizabeth Daly, made the mistake of walking to her car with bottled water, cookie dough and ice cream in a dark supermarket parking lot near the UVA campus, reports [2] The Daily Progress.

The seven agents sprung aggressively into action, suspecting that the student was carrying was a 12-pack of beer. She was actually carrying a sky-blue carton of LaCroix sparkling water.

Police admit that one of the high-strung agents vaulted onto the hood of Daly’s car. She contends that one of them also drew a gun.

It’s not clear what about Daly’s appearance gave the lawmen (and one law woman) the belief that they had probable cause to confront her en masse.

Full story here. [1]


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[1] The Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/2013/06/29/uva-student-jailed-for-possession-of-bottled-water-ice-cream/

[2] reports: http://www.dailyprogress.com/news/bottled-water-purchase-leads-to-night-in-jail-for-uva/article_b5ab5f62-df9b-11e2-81c4-0019bb30f31a.html

[3] Six Plain Clothes Agents Assault and Arrest College Girl Buying Bottled Water: http://www.prisonplanet.com/six-plain-clothes-agents-assault-and-arrest-college-girl-buying-bottled-water.html

[4] Liquor Police Arrest Women Over Bottled Water!: http://www.prisonplanet.com/liquor-police-arrest-women-over-bottled-water.html

[5] Leeds students ban bottled water: http://www.prisonplanet.com/leeds-students-ban-bottled-water.html

[6] Town Bans Bottled Water Sales: http://www.prisonplanet.com/town-bans-bottled-water-sales.html

[7] Australian town ‘world’s first’ to ban bottled water: http://www.prisonplanet.com/australian-town-%e2%80%98world%e2%80%99s-first%e2%80%99-to-ban-bottled-water.html

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