Right here in Indy, some young entrepreneurs were fixing to shoot a rap video. On High School grounds -- but on a weekend, they're no fools.
Well, kinda no fools. Sort of. Um, possibly fools--
When your videos have already attracted the attention of the IMPD Gang Unit thanks to a fascinating array of guns/dope/big wads'o'cash props, it might not be the best of ideas to use social media to announce plans for time and location for recording the next one. If you do that, though, you'd be wanting to make very sure your prop items were, in fact, merely inert props, right?
Not so much. Ezell Triplett was arrested for having a firearm on school property. Oh, and it seems there were Controlled Substances involved as well. (I'm no friend of the Moron War On Drugs, but y'know, clever folk avoid war zones when they can, even if they disapprove of the war).
But it was darned sportin' of him to give The Law an engraved invitation, wasn't it?
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