Hairy Justice


A 21-YEAR-OLD MAN IN BEDFORD, PENN., NO DOUBT fretted when he was arrested last summer for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness. Little did he know that the presiding judge on his case could literally wash that charge right out of his hair. District Judge Charles Guyer offered the defendant leniency if he let the judge shampoo his hair. Further, suggested His Honor, the young man could get even more leniency if he brought in friends for a wash and rinse as well. The accused did bring two friends; they were state troopers who arrested Guyer as soon as they were dry....

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