(Photo: Paul L. Dineen)
When you're playing baseball, you can't be tagged out if you're on base, right? I think that's the rule. But the umpire wasn't paying attention during this impromptu game in South Carolina.
Police in Fort Mill tried to pull over a driver who was weaving in traffic. He refused to stop, which resulted in a car chase. It ended at the suspect's home. He got out of his car and went to his house, apparently thinking that the crisis was over:
The driver then reportedly disobeyed instructions to stay in the car and instead started walking toward his home’s front door. When told he was under arrest, Lafferty said, “You can’t, I’m on base,” and reached out with his hands to the side of the house. [...]
Lafferty reportedly struggled with deputies when they attempted to handcuff him and “continued to state that he was at his house and could not be arrested,” according to the report.
Surprisingly, alcohol was involved.
-via Dave Barry