When You’ve Gotta Go, Don’t Do It On The Alamo — Unless You Like Jail

We’ve all been there — that pressing urge like no other, where your bladder might as well be the Goodyear blimp, insisting you pay attention to its large size and presence and go ahead and micturate already. But don’t drain it on a national landmark, or you’ll be aiming that stream in a prison toilet, as one very bad consumer recently found out.

After an April 2012 incident where a man was arrested for peeing on the Alamo — the site of a huge turning point in the Texas Revolution, a battle we all are told to remember — a judge just sentenced a tourist to 18 months in state jail for his crime, reports KSAT.

He pleaded guilty earlier this year to felony criminal mischief under a deal that would cap his jailtime at –you guessed it — 18 months. Usually you could serve up to two years for such a potty crime. Not petty, of course, because puns.

He also has to pay $4,000 in restitution to repair the damge his urine did to the face of the 250-year-old building. Not to mention the shame it must have felt and being unable to run away.

Man gets 18 months in jail for urinating on Alamo [KSAT]

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