Drinking Milk While Black: Middle School Kid Busted For "Stealing" Milk Carton He Was Entitled To, and Besides They Probably Have A Frig At Home Too
A valiant police officer in Prince William County, Virginia arrested and handcuffed an aspiring thug and middle school student - who is black but obviously that had nothing to do with it - after the boy allegedly "stole" a 65-cent milk carton already available to him under a free lunch program. Ryan Turk was confronted by the school cop - wait, tell us again why we have cops in school? - in the cafeteria after he went back to the lunch line to get milk. When the officer grabbed him and charged him with stealing it, he protested - "I yanked away from him and I told him to get off me because he's not my dad,” the perpetrator later admitted - at which point two officers handcuffed him because he "broke the rules and became disorderly." Turk was taken to the principal's office, where he was searched for drugs, charged with larceny and suspended from school for "acting inappropriately" - more specifically, "theft, being disrespectful and using his cell phone."
Explained a school spokesman in flawless school-ese, "The need for disciplinary action is determined by how a student behaves throughout any given incident." If the charges are upheld in court, Turk would have a juvenile record that will not help his future prospects, but will be welcomed by eager for-profit prisons across our fine land. Ryan's mother Shamise Turk, who has declined to take responsibility for the behavior of her deadly milk-drinking son, says officials "went too far....I'm angry, I'm frustrated, I'm mad." Responses to the story have sparked the usual racist idiocy - He can't just take what he wants, he has a cell phone but gets free lunch?, it's all his mom's fault for not teaching him respect, BUT DID HE SKIP THE LINE? - though clearly none of this would have happened if the cop or the kid or the milk carton or goddamnit SOMEBODY had been armed. Gawd we love 'Murika.