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January 7th, 2012 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP January 7, 2012 @ 5:17 am

Way to go, Mr. Castillo……..!

WATCH OUT,  PEOPLE.  YOU CAN GET ARRESTED FOR PUTTING YOUR FEET UP ON NYS SUBWAY SEATS!

 

“……..In November, court records show, New York City paid $150,000 to Juan Castillo, a diabetic, who was arrested for putting his feet on a subway seat after he briefly lifted his leg to inject himself with insulin while riding a Manhattan-bound F train to work. Police officers put him in jail and refused to give him access to his insulin for 30 hours, Mr. Castillo said in court papers. He ended up hospitalized for two days. ……”

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/07/nyregion/minor-offense-on-ny-subway-can-bring-ticket-or-handcuffs.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha29



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