Three Arrested at Shinboku-con 2011

May 2, 2011 -

Three men attending Shinboku-con 2011 in Westlake, Ohio this weekend ended their attendance to the three-day anime/video game/culture event by going to jail. Police arrested two attendees of the anime and video game conference at about 7:15 p.m. on April 30. The two men, a 27-year-old Cleveland resident and a 21-year-old Canal Fulton man, got into an argument over how the younger gentleman was playing an undisclosed video game. The younger man was so agitated by the critique that he punched the other man in the mouth an hour after the initial argument. Police arrested the younger man for assault. The older man, proving just how stupid he is, decided to spit on an officer. Both men were released later that evening.

On the same day police returned to the Holiday Inn where the event was being held for another call. At around 8 p.m. an 18-year-old Lorain man started damaging hotel property. Coincidently, the suspect turned out to be the brother of the 27-year-old Cleveland man who was arrested earlier in the evening for spitting on an officer. The 18-year-old had left the hotel when police arrived, but was arrested later in the parking lot of the nearby Board of Education. He and a friend were waiting there while another 22-year-old man checked to see what happened to his brother. Officers arrested the 18-year-old for criminal damaging and underage consumption of alcohol. They also arrested the 18-year-old friend for underage consumption. Both were later released.

Maybe a few less morons will attend next year’s Shinboku-con. In case you did not know, Shinboku-con is an annual event that features video games, anime, card and board games, tournaments, cosplay, exhibitors, and more.

Source: Westlake Patch


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Re: Three Arrested at Shinboku-con 2011

Anime Central in Chicago is one of the largest conventions in the midwest. The festivities technically start on Friday, but over the past few years, it's been getting so big that the accidents and incidents have been starting Thursday night and going constantly the whole weekend through.

With the frequency of conventions of all kind, you need a network of people just to keep up with all of the crazy crap that happened over somes tupid stuff that ended with some people getting dragged away in cuffs or on a stretcher.

Hell, I once went to a con where a girl in the room next to me got alcohol poisoning. Turns out she was underaged and the con didn't come back for another year at that hotel.

Re: Three Arrested at Shinboku-con 2011

Oh, it could be worse. You could live in the same state as Jack Thompson. *sigh*

 

"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." -Albert Einstein

"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." -Albert Einstein

Re: Three Arrested at Shinboku-con 2011

You mean the man who would have these events banned throughout the country by selling the BS that things like these are normal at such events which is why they ever hire security?

Re: Three Arrested at Shinboku-con 2011

Yes. In my state. Disbarred mind you, but still in my state. Can anyone's state beat that? ;)

 

"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." -Albert Einstein

"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." -Albert Einstein

Re: Three Arrested at Shinboku-con 2011

And to think I live in the same state as these three idiots...

"Go ahead and hate your neighbor, go ahead and cheat a friend. Do it in the name of Heaven, Jack Thompson'll justify it in the end." - nightwng2000

"Go ahead and hate your neighbor, go ahead and cheat a friend. Do it in the name of Heaven, Jack Thompson'll justify it in the end." - nightwng2000
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