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mesaSteeler
03-10-2011, 10:01 AM
Trooper Arrested at Browns Game Averts Felony
http://www.wytv.com/content/news/local/story/Trooper-Arrested-at-Browns-Game-Averts-Felony/_ZJjbj7a7Ue_wev_NLvKyQ.cspx
Last Update: 3/09 12:02 pm

A local Ohio Highway Patrol trooper arrested at a Cleveland Browns game has entered a first-time offenders program that will allow him to avoid a felony charge.

Jason Fantone, 43, who works at the Canfield post, was charged with vandalism Jan. 2.

His record could be cleared after six months to a year in the court diversion program.

Prosecutors said Fantone must pay for damage to a stadium holding cell where he was locked up.

According to a police report, he was arrested at a football game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers for throwing peanuts at security officers.
(And this CLOWN is allowed to carry a gun as a cop! Unbelievable! - mesa)

Fantone was accused in a police report of being highly intoxicated when he was arrested. Police said he was charged with vandalism after he broke the latch on a door in the holding cell. (Just further proof, not that any is needed, that being a clownie fan is bad for one's mental health. - mesa)

Fantone was the 2008 Trooper of the Year for the Canfield Post.

He was placed on paid leave after the arrest.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

(It's a good thing this drunken psycho Clownie fan was busted in the stadium. Imagine if he'd been out on the interstate between Clowntown and Pittsburgh with his badge and gun watching Steeler fans drive by celebrating another Steeler ass whipin of the Clowns. - mesa)