10 of the Stupidest Reasons Why You Will Be Arrested in Different States

crazy laws
By Ben Hartwig
18 September, 2018

There sure are some crazy laws out there, and it begs the question “what happened to prompt lawmakers to enact such nonsense?” We have dug up the stupidest laws we could find where you will be arrested and face heavy fines and even prison time for doing some really silly things.

Arizona – You Better Get to the Dentist Quick!

In the great state of Arizona, you will be arrested if you are over the age of eighteen and have more than one missing tooth showing when you smile. No, we are not joking. This crazy law was set up during the Wild West days to make dentistry a priority.

Louisiana – No Alligator Theft Allowed

Be sure careful when you are traveling down south if you plan on snatching an alligator. In the boot-shaped state of Louisiana, you will be sentenced to 10 years jail time for stealing an alligator. It doesn’t matter if the alligator is dead or alive or if you take only its skin or other body parts, you will be breaking the law. The fines for this crime are somewhere between $500-$3000. You might want to rethink alligator stealing when visiting the Bayou.

Minnesota – No Massages After 11

Careful about what time you get your “spa” on. In Minnesota, if you schedule your massage after 11 p.m., you will be charged with a misdemeanor. This rule applies to super early morning appointments too. Massage therapists are warned to keep hours between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m.

Nevada – Just Say No to Sex Toys

In the western state of Nevada, sex toys of any kind are entirely illegal. No one may sell, purchase or own them. So if you want to get your freak on, you will have to do it in another state. However, in Texas, you can own a few, but no more than six or you will be breaking the law.

New Mexico – Idiots May Not Vote

This one might take the cake. According to New Mexico law, all citizens are eligible to vote in state elections only if you have lived in New Mexico for twelve months or more and you are not one of the following; an “idiot,” clinically insane, or have committed a felony.

Oklahoma – No Bear Wrestling

Oklahoman’s really love their animals. It is unlawful for you to trip a horse or wrestle a bear in the state of Oklahoma. Events showcasing these two scenarios of abuse are completely illegal, and you cannot sponsor or make money off them.

Vermont – Get Naked at Home Then Go Out

If you live in Vermont, you cannot disrobe in public, but it’s perfectly legal to strip naked at home and venture out anywhere you like.

Washington – Don’t Harass Bigfoot

In Washington State, it is illegal for bothering any undiscovered species such as Bigfoot, Sasquatch or any ape-like creature you encounter during a hike.

New Hampshire – No Picnicking in the Cemetery

New England residents respect the dead, and you are not allowed to picnic in a cemetery in many New Hampshire counties. It is also illegal to steal seaweed off the beaches so watch your back while in the granite state.

Oregon – Hold the Poop

You are not allowed to throw your poop out of a moving car in the state of Oregon. Fees start at $250 for leaving a jar of pee on the side of the road. It appears that bodily fluids are frowned upon on the highways or Oregon.

How to Avoid Fines/Jail time

Our first suggestion would be to avoid doing any of these things that might get you into trouble. But if you really can’t help yourself, here is how to avoid the consequences.

When you are arrested you can claim ignorance and depend on the law officer who catches you; you may get off with a strict warning. However, you may be arrested and have to stand trial.

Many of these seemingly crazy laws are scantily enforced, and you may not need to fight it in court. But if you do, get a good lawyer who can argue the ridiculousness and outdated nature of the law and possibly get your case dismissed or at least no fines and time served.

When traveling across the United States, it is a good idea to brush up on what is legal, and what is not so you don’t get into trouble while wrestling a bear or having a quiet, cemetery picnic.

 

apps to lookup your spouse

7 Apps to Use for Cheating Spouses

If you suspect your spouse is cheating or know they have cheated in the past,…
01 February, 2019 Dating & Relationships
dangerous jobs

Deadliest Careers: The Most Dangerous Jobs You Don’t Want to Have

Everyone has to make a living, but some choose to do so by risking their…
20 January, 2019 Safety
us flag

The U.S. Flag: 10 Cool Facts That You Didn’t Know

The U.S. Flag is a symbol that every American holds near and dear, but many…
15 January, 2019 Uncategorized
Infotracer's reverse email lookup

How to Find Social Media Profiles by Using InfoTracer’s Reverse Email Search

Do you have an email address in your possession and you don’t know very much…
10 January, 2019 Privacy Safety
dna test privacy

Ancestry DNA Privacy Concerns: Is Your DNA Data Being Shared with Police?

You may have heard in the news lately how at least a few serial killer…
07 January, 2019 Law Enforcement Privacy
Infotracer inmate search

How Do I Find Out if Someone is Incarcerated?

Incarceration means that someone is currently in a local jail or state or federal prison.…
02 January, 2019 Crime Law Enforcement
nigerian scams

Nigerian Scams: How to Catch a Scammer

As time goes on, the bad guys are getting better and better at tricking you…
21 December, 2018 Uncategorized
US courthouses

20 Historical Federal and Local Courthouses in the U.S.

Montgomery, Alabama The old federal courthouse in Montgomery was built in 1885 and used as…
18 December, 2018 Law Enforcement
background checks details

Does Infotracer Notify the Person You Ran a Background Check On?

So you finally decided to run a background check on that new guy or girl…
10 December, 2018 Safety
web

5 Things You Should Know Before Exploring the “Dark Web”

There sure are some crazy laws out there, and it begs the question “what happened…
27 August, 2018 Cyber Security
online-scams

What are the 5 Biggest Online Scams?

There sure are some crazy laws out there, and it begs the question “what happened…
13 August, 2018 Cyber Security
facebook account

Privacy Controls: Part 1: Facebook: Must Do Changes To Secure Your FB Account

There sure are some crazy laws out there, and it begs the question “what happened…
13 August, 2018 Privacy
online-dating

5 Ways To Make Sure Your Online Date is Not a Sex Offender: Watch Out!

There sure are some crazy laws out there, and it begs the question “what happened…
13 August, 2018 Dating & Relationships
google privacy controls

Privacy Controls: Part 2: Control your Personal Reputation Online on Google

There sure are some crazy laws out there, and it begs the question “what happened…
04 September, 2018 Privacy
DUI-DWI

DUI vs. DWI: Both Are Bad News!

There sure are some crazy laws out there, and it begs the question “what happened…
13 August, 2018 Law Enforcement

Top 10 Most Aggressive Cities in the US: Know Before You Travel

There sure are some crazy laws out there, and it begs the question “what happened…
13 August, 2018 Crime
burglar

5 Ways To Burglar-proof Your Home

There sure are some crazy laws out there, and it begs the question “what happened…
20 August, 2018 Crime
check your boyfriend

How to Be Sure Your Bae is True: 4 Easy Steps to Becoming a Relationship “FBI”

There sure are some crazy laws out there, and it begs the question “what happened…
11 September, 2018 Dating & Relationships