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Ex-Police Officer Pleads Guilty To "Open And Gross Lewdness" For Urinating On Metallica Fans At Concert

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The Cape Cod Times has reported the following story about a former police officer urinating on fans at a Metallica concert:

In a plea deal, former Brewster police officer Joseph Houston pleaded guilty yesterday in Boston Municipal Court to several charges associated with his actions at a Metallica concert in January.

Houston was in court for two separate cases stemming from the Jan. 18 incident. He was scheduled for trial for trespassing because he re-entered TD Banknorth Garden after being thrown out of the concert by security personnel and MBTA Transit Police. He was also to be arraigned on assault and battery and a felony charge of open and gross lewdness.

According to a Brewster Police Department investigation, witnesses said Houston consumed a half-dozen beers at a bar before the concert. He then physically and verbally harassed a family that had traveled to Boston from out of state and were seated in the row in front of Houston and his brothers.

Houston pulled down his pants, exposed his penis and urinated on a man's shirt, seat and the floor beside him, according to what the family told police. With his penis still exposed, Houston lunged at the man's sister, according to the Brewster police investigation.

Yesterday, Houston agreed to admit to sufficient facts and a finding of guilty on the trespassing charge and the assault and battery charge, but he avoided the felony charge of open and gross lewdness and pleaded to a lesser charge of assault and indecent exposure.

Source: Cape Cod Times

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1. SHREDDER13 writes:

lol....I'm sure branded had something to do with this

\m/ "Black Tar Sin" by Mantic Ritual \m/

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 3:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Netromancer writes:

Branded! You got some 'splainin' to do!

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 3:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Blindgreed1 writes:

I never knew branded used to be a cop?

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 3:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. brandedcfh420 writes:

IT SEEMED LIKE THE RIGHT THING TO DO AT THE TIME!!!!!! MANS GOTTA GO HES GOTTS GO. BESIDES IT WAS ONLY SOME METALLICA FANS, NOT LIKE IT WAS ANYONE OF IMPORTANCE!!!

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 4:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. XWigglesX writes:

Hahahahahaahhaah oh man that is funny!

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 4:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. ZT* writes:

So THAT's what all the commotion was down there......hmmm.

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 5:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. brandedcfh420 writes:

ok i admit i was drinking heavily before the show. i had to because i actually had to sit through a freakin metallica show. besides, thats how i spell relief!!!!

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 5:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. brandedcfh420 writes:

as for the the trespassing charge, i was let back in by a guard who supported my actions!!

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 5:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. KanadianKoRn writes:

hahahahaha f***in hilarious!

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 5:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. XWigglesX writes:

Fight the power Branded. That's what we are all about

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 6:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

branded-epic win\m/
lol

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 7:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. brandedcfh420 writes:

i feel remorseful, but i stand by my urination!!

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 7:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. wilco writes:

branded what have you done

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 8:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. btbamfav20 writes:

hahahahahahaha omfg, it's about time it happened. Good job Branded :D

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 9:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Kalis_wrath writes:

Oh dear, Branded! You took me seriously?! I am proud of ya, man!

# Apr 10, 2009 @ 9:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

weird. no negative posts...

# Apr 11, 2009 @ 12:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. BoltThrower writes:

Dude, next time just pull a 180 and hit James square in the vagina before running out. That's all I ask.

# Apr 11, 2009 @ 12:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

bolt-DO IT! DO IT! DO IT!

# Apr 11, 2009 @ 12:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. BoltThrower writes:

I'm downing a 12pack right now for ammunition.

# Apr 11, 2009 @ 12:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. That_One_Guy writes:

Lmao... first thing that comes to anybodys mind is branded... cant blame them... i thought the same thing!

# Apr 11, 2009 @ 12:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Kalis_wrath writes:

When it comes to people ever doing any wrong to Metallica, everyone will think of Branded on MU, TOG. *LOL*

# Apr 11, 2009 @ 12:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. FearTheReaper writes:

Who gives a f*** about this "news"? Metallica shouldn't be touring anyway. They should of retired as a band in 1990.

# Apr 11, 2009 @ 2:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. RTB writes:

Ex cops ....well all cops are b****OGS

# Apr 11, 2009 @ 2:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. InfernoNecrosis writes:

Good work, Branded. But seriously, did you have to get the dude's sister involved? lol

# Apr 11, 2009 @ 7:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. brandedcfh420 writes:

yo rtb, whats up man? how ya been doin?

IN: well she stepped into it!!

# Apr 11, 2009 @ 10:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. ellisd writes:

This guy drank only 6 beers and pulls this?! How old is this lightweight?

# Apr 13, 2009 @ 12:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Blindgreed1 writes:

ellisd: branded doesn't usually drink, so 6 beers had him reeling and pi$$ing all over everybody that came within range.

Bolt: Lol. Hit James in the vag. \m/\m/!!!

# Apr 13, 2009 @ 1:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. lumpus 5 writes:

he shoulda deuced on lars ulriches big a$$ forehead.

# Apr 13, 2009 @ 2:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. brandedcfh420 writes:

BG1, send me your cell number at myspace, so i can send you the video i got of david draiman today. i met him , dan (guitarist disturbed) and both were down to earth guys. lacuna coils singer looked p!ssed off and ignored every1 standing near the busses. she had some guy deliver her a huge platter of food. the only people who stopped and signed auto-graphs were david, dan and 1 other guy, i forget his name. KSE singer howard basically gave us a smart a$$ hey, just to acknowlege we were there. it was funny. any1 else at myspace who is friends with me, send me your cell numbers or emails and ill get you the video too...

# Apr 13, 2009 @ 4:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Blindgreed1 writes:

I've met them both as well. Danny is a stand up guy. A lot of people on this site hate disturbed, but i'd party with Dan any day my friend. My # is on the way.

# Apr 13, 2009 @ 5:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. brandedcfh420 writes:

my sign that said ""need a roadie for the day"" didnt work out, but o well, cant get into every show!!

# Apr 13, 2009 @ 5:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. fuck you writes:

fa**otS

# May 3, 2009 @ 9:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. Fuck_A_Name writes:

^youre the one that wants to "f***" us, and you call US fags? silly queef.

# May 3, 2009 @ 9:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Terminator writes:

hahaha, branded i knew it! No wonder Charlotte doesn't get any shows :P

now playing: king diamond - halloween

# May 3, 2009 @ 10:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. brandedcfh420 writes:

hahaha, yo terminator, i was hoping they wouldnt hold that against us!!!!

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