IDAHO: The Case of the $12 Sheep

As workers of Idaho's rich Camas Prairie soil, four strapping young bucks from Indian reservations had the time, the money, and the inclination to go off on a hard-drinking tear every now & again although federal law prohibits sale of liquor to Indians. One night last October, roaring drunk, the four got caught up in the wheeze and clang of Idaho's legal machinery and almost mangled by it.

Cops arresting them for disturbing the peace heard a thumping in their car trunk, found a live sheep there. Under a law passed in 1864, animal...

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