Video: The greatest arrest ever?

posted at 6:35 pm on March 29, 2012 by Allahpundit

To cleanse the palate, via NBC, this one’s burning up Twitter and will be mega-viral by tomorrow so get in on the ground floor now. Apparently there does exist a rare twilight state of drunkenness in which you’re bombed enough to get arrested yet not so bombed that you can’t perform “Bohemian Rhapsody” in its entirety. The most magical moment: At 1:30 when he re-creates the tinkling piano and then launches into an impassioned “mamaaaaaaaaaa.” You’re going to be famous, kid. For something you don’t even remember doing.

Exit question: How did this not end up as a taser video? Good lord. By the time he got to “Bismillah,” I needed a drink myself.


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It would have been a mercy killing.

Tim_CA on March 29, 2012 at 6:38 PM

Boehner?

KeninCT on March 29, 2012 at 6:39 PM

Bismillah? there’s a word I never needed to know in a song I never could stand. But the William Shatner version was pretty funny.

DanMan on March 29, 2012 at 6:40 PM

To be repeated all over the nation if not the globe.

Wannabe drunks are memorizing the lyrics as we speak.

Speakup on March 29, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Saw this earlier and decided not to watch it, becasue the basic idea of this is so epic, I didnt want to spoil it by injecting reality into the equation.

Sacramento on March 29, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Exit question: How did this not end up as a taser video? Good lord.

o_O

That cop driving must have wanted to keep hitting the brakes so eventually Freddie Mercury would get himself knocked out…

JetBoy on March 29, 2012 at 6:43 PM

That sucks compared to this rendition:
http://hotair.com/archives/2009/11/24/video-the-greatest-rock-cover-evah/

FloatingRock on March 29, 2012 at 6:43 PM

That cop deserves a raise having to sit through that.

kit dinker on March 29, 2012 at 6:43 PM

My public intoxication arrestees are rarely this fun. Usually all I hear is “raaaaacist” or “stupid bi**h.” This would be awesome. We would probably all line up outside of the jail to listen to him try to finish it all!

XWing5 on March 29, 2012 at 6:44 PM

Wow. Just, wow…

ITguy on March 29, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Better get used to it. When ObamaCare(less) is thrown out, every crazy in the country is going to make this guy look like a Baptist preacher with the voice of Pavarotti.

TXUS on March 29, 2012 at 6:45 PM

I’m somewhat impressed, that’s one freakishly long song.

Fallon on March 29, 2012 at 6:46 PM

This is still my favorite version

Grunt on March 29, 2012 at 6:47 PM

Couldn’t finish watching, I’d rather be water boarded.

That cop is a saint. I’d have been sorely tempted to shoot the guy.

CantCureStupid on March 29, 2012 at 6:47 PM

He’s not drunk, he’s just Canadian.

whatcat on March 29, 2012 at 6:48 PM

O/T…a Heads Up!
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Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2012 4:30 pm
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canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 6:48 PM

I like how he puts his glasses back on and sits there calmly and quietly after he finishes the song as if everything is perfectly normal.

And I’m wondering where can you go and get arrested and put in the car without handcuffs? I’ve been arrested three times and they always cuffed me before they hauled me away.

Walter Sobchak on March 29, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Boehner?

KeninCT on March 29, 2012 at 6:39 PM

Ken?

Maybe actions such as this is why you cannot get a date.

cozmo on March 29, 2012 at 6:48 PM

He’s not drunk, he’s just Canadian.

whatcat on March 29, 2012 at 6:48 PM

whatcat:)

OOOOOOOOOOhhh MMMYYyy FFreaggin Eeears!
(sarc)

canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 6:49 PM

I’ll be the party pooper. Imagine if you got arrested for something, anything, maybe even it was a mistake, but it’s ok for the police to throw it out on the web for all to see? There’s a weird line here between right to privacy (none apparently) and stepping out your door. Ah well, grumble, grumble, kids these days, etc. If the guy in the back seat okayed it then ignore this rant.

WitchDoctor on March 29, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Bet you a donut this guy is on the Today Show or GMA or Kimmel or Leno or wherever after he gets out the tank. And why not?

Sacramento on March 29, 2012 at 6:50 PM

More from The Smoking Gun:

“In late-January, Wilkinson posted a Facebook photo showing the exterior of the Provincial Court of Alberta, along with the comment, “I only have like $1000. I am in trouble with police.” A home brewer, Wilkinson noted in a post last month that he was “solving the worlds problems, one beer at a time.”

whatcat on March 29, 2012 at 6:50 PM

Bethlehemian Rhapsody

ITguy on March 29, 2012 at 6:50 PM

Dave Rywall>

carbon_footprint on March 29, 2012 at 6:50 PM

Exit question: How did this not end up as a taser video? Good lord. By the time he got to “Bismillah,” I needed a drink myself.
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Should of Tasered him,as soon as they started moving!!

canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Usually when you get a story on the cops it’s bad. However, they deal with nuts everyday. Tough work, crap pay.

rubberneck on March 29, 2012 at 6:51 PM

that kid was hilarious.

a little good humor to lighten up the bacon mobile

DHChron on March 29, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Dave Rywall>

carbon_footprint on March 29, 2012 at 6:50 PM

carbon_footprint:Lol,ya drinking WroughtWall Whiskey!:)

canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 6:52 PM

Need to save this one for tonight, when everyone starts winding down…and cues music for everyones enjoyment.

KOOLAID2 on March 29, 2012 at 6:52 PM

Have to admit, I did like the beginning when he said “it has to do with brotherhood of man on the planet earth”

What are they putting in the Molson up there?

WitchDoctor on March 29, 2012 at 6:52 PM

And I’m wondering where can you go and get arrested and put in the car without handcuffs? I’ve been arrested three times and they always cuffed me before they hauled me away.

Walter Sobchak on March 29, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Maybe next time you’ll get lucky. :)

FloatingRock on March 29, 2012 at 6:53 PM

I’m somewhat impressed, that’s one freakishly long song.

Fallon on March 29, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Achilles’ Last Stand by Zeppelin would be really be epic.

Walter Sobchak on March 29, 2012 at 6:53 PM

He is in the very best part of the drunk zone. Just sitting on the runway letting the excess jet fuel burn off.

RCMP eh?

BL@KBIRD on March 29, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Boehner?

KeninCT on March 29, 2012 at 6:39 PM

Project much?

BlaxPac on March 29, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Boehner?

KeninCT on March 29, 2012 at 6:39 PM

Funny thing Kenny, watching the clip I thought of you. the difference is most of the time that guy might be a hoot to hang with.
Have you ever considered a Russian bride who doesn’t speak English? That way you don’t have to worry about witty conversation on your end.

arnold ziffel on March 29, 2012 at 6:55 PM

They say a drunk man speaks a sober man’s mind. Ouch.

ghostwalker1 on March 29, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Are the cops going to use this a confession? He said he killed a guy. :)

Mike Morrissey on March 29, 2012 at 6:56 PM

That’s KeninCT date , right ?

burrata on March 29, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Ugh,hes Canadian..eh!!

Video: Edson man belts out Bohemian Rhapsody in police car

An Edson man arrested for intoxication decides to protest his arrest by belting out Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody in the back of a police car.

March 29, 2012 3:15 PM
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http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Video+Edson+belts+Bohemian+Rhapsody+police/6381033/story.html

canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 6:56 PM

I liked the guy in “COP OUT” better.

Cleombrotus on March 29, 2012 at 6:56 PM

I would swear that I heard someone harmonizing with him in a few spots. Did anyone else hear that?

MustLoveBlogs on March 29, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Maybe next time you’ll get lucky. :)

FloatingRock on March 29, 2012 at 6:53 PM

The last time was about twelve years ago. Hopefully there won’t be a next time.

Walter Sobchak on March 29, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Joe Biden…

Dr. Pepper…?

Ragspierre on March 29, 2012 at 6:57 PM

I couldn’t stop watching.

Maxpower on March 29, 2012 at 6:57 PM

That cop deserves a raise having to sit through that.

kit dinker on March 29, 2012 at 6:43 PM

Probably better than the usual. Don’t most drunks vomit in the back seat after being arrested?

a capella on March 29, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Boehner?

KeninCT on March 29, 2012 at 6:39 PM

I’d have thought a Kennedy.scion but for the absence of the rape or murder of a helpless young woman.

M240H on March 29, 2012 at 6:58 PM

Why is he not HANDCUFFED ?

TX-96 on March 29, 2012 at 6:58 PM

The RCMP,Dudley DoRight,always gets his man!
(sarc)

canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 6:59 PM

They needed Jack.

hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:00 PM

American Idol?

Bmore on March 29, 2012 at 7:01 PM

I wonder if police officers carry ear plugs?

Cindy Munford on March 29, 2012 at 7:01 PM

It sort of reminds me of the Ted Kennedy video where he is sing the song in Spanish on that Spanish radio station. I think he was drunk to….”Jalisco….”.

Oil Can on March 29, 2012 at 7:01 PM

American Idol?

Bmore on March 29, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Am Eric! An Idle?

hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Why is he not in restraints?

BKeyser on March 29, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Get a bath and a shave, kid!

And cut your hair!

This is a small town; a peaceful damn town and we like to keep it that way…

Sherman1864 on March 29, 2012 at 7:04 PM

O/T,Biden GaffeTastic Strikes Again!

Biden, at fundraiser: Only FDR faced more dire problems than Obama – @politicoStory

Submitted 1 hour ago from http://www.politico.com
http://www.breakingnews.com/
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canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 7:04 PM

Am Eric! An Idle?

hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:03 PM

hawkdriver:Idling at what rpm….(sarc):)

canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Gotta tell you, I’m impressed. He had me smiling the whole time. And I’ll take a silly, singing drunk over a nasty one any day.

IrishEi on March 29, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Shouldn’t he be in handcuffs?

Ray Flicker on March 29, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Am Eric! An Idle?

hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:03 PM

And now, for something completely different!

M240H on March 29, 2012 at 7:06 PM

Life is too short.

Jaibones on March 29, 2012 at 7:06 PM

canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Too funny. I thought Edson was the cop’s name and his shift number underneath.

arnold ziffel on March 29, 2012 at 7:06 PM

Sherman1864, I tried to get in touch with you, but the guys in Bragg never knew where to find you.

hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:06 PM

American Idol?

Bmore on March 29, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Am Eric! An Idle?

hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Canuck Idol, actually.

whatcat on March 29, 2012 at 7:07 PM

o_O

I am laughing so hard right now, I’m literally in tears…

englishqueen01 on March 29, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Shouldn’t he be in handcuffs?

Ray Flicker on March 29, 2012 at 7:05 PM

That’s the most amazing part. And then, at the end, he asks the cop, “You have to cuff me?” And the copy says, “Yes”. Why would the cop not put him in the cruiser cuffed?

Bitter Clinger on March 29, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Looks like a typical Daytona, Cocoa or Titusville arrest LOL.

Cops up in them there parts act as taxi’s a lot of the time :o)

/Where’s the bong?

Key West Reader on March 29, 2012 at 7:08 PM

I would hate to think that someone would do something like this sober.

Mutnodjmet on March 29, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Anyone know where the arrest took place? Shirtless white male, unkempt with beard; sunglasses in hand screeching a Queen song.

/My bet’s on Daytona or Cocoa in Floriduh. Cops know the locals so they probably just gave him a ride home.

Key West Reader on March 29, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Am Eric! An Idle?

hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Lol!

Bmore on March 29, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Wilkinson sought to display his memory by rattling off a long string of digits in Pi.

That has to be mitigating.

BL@KBIRD on March 29, 2012 at 7:11 PM

O/T..Heads Up!
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Submitted 47 secs ago from security.blogs.
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Sea-based X-band Radar
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canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 7:11 PM

This reminds me of Ron White’s description of himself, after having been arrested for being “drunk in public.”

I had the right to remain silent, but I didn’t have the ability.

JannyMae on March 29, 2012 at 7:12 PM

AllahP, I wish I had been that drunk when I read your Pelosi/Obamacare post:)

MontanaMmmm on March 29, 2012 at 7:12 PM

When there’s nothing to watch on TV….

…you go out to pitcher beer night.

When you go out to pitcher beer night…

… you sing Bohemian Rhapsody in the back of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police cruiser.

Don’t sing Bohemian Rhapsody in the back of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police cruiser.

firegnome on March 29, 2012 at 7:13 PM

That’s the most amazing part. And then, at the end, he asks the cop, “You have to cuff me?” And the copy says, “Yes”. Why would the cop not put him in the cruiser cuffed?

Bitter Clinger on March 29, 2012 at 7:08 PM

I think the RCMP asks, “Are you gonna be good?”

hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:13 PM

It sort of reminds me of the Ted Kennedy video where he is sing the song in Spanish on that Spanish radio station. I think he was drunk to….”Jalisco….”.

Oil Can on March 29, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Joe Biden!

At “The Villages” in Leesburg, FL circa 2008.

Key West Reader on March 29, 2012 at 7:14 PM

canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 6:56 PM
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Too funny. I thought Edson was the cop’s name and his shift number underneath.

arnold ziffel on March 29, 2012 at 7:06 PM

arnold ziffel:Lol:)

canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Anyone know where the arrest took place? Shirtless white male, unkempt with beard; sunglasses in hand screeching a Queen song.

/My bet’s on Daytona or Cocoa in Floriduh. Cops know the locals so they probably just gave him a ride home.

Key West Reader on March 29, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Alberta, Canada. More at The Smoking Gun.

whatcat on March 29, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Anyone know where the arrest took place? Shirtless white male, unkempt with beard; sunglasses in hand screeching a Queen song.

Seeing’s how it’s the RCMP that made the collar and judging by the time/date stamp on the upper left, my bet’s on Edson, Alberta.

Which I admit is a bit of shock. I’ve always thought such behaviour was limited to just Edmonton.

Signed,

A proud Calgarian named ExUrbanKevin

:)

ExUrbanKevin on March 29, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Why is he not HANDCUFFED clubbed unconscious?

TX-96 on March 29, 2012 at 6:58 PM

OWS in living color blury Cop Car Cam.

BigWyo on March 29, 2012 at 7:16 PM

firegnome on March 29, 2012 at 7:13 PM

lol

Thread Weiner!

PS, it wasn’t off topic to invoke Eric Idle. It’s his berfday. 69.

hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:16 PM

Danielvito lectures us daily and yet acts like this when arrested?

Rusty Allen on March 29, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Freddie Mercury he ain’t.

tpitman on March 29, 2012 at 7:18 PM

Alberta, Canada. More at The Smoking Gun.

whatcat on March 29, 2012 at 7:14 PM

whatacat:Good lord,a karaoke singer,from your link!:)
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had gone viral, said that he is a karaoke singer who has performed all 113 Beatles songs available on karaoke machines.

canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 7:18 PM

I think the RCMP asks, “Are you gonna be good?”

hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:13 PM

hawkdriver:Yup,and…`’Please’ to boot!:)

canopfor on March 29, 2012 at 7:19 PM

Alberta, Canada. More at The Smoking Gun.

whatcat on March 29, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Awesome!

The guy just looked like a typical Florida bum to me :o)

Key West Reader on March 29, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Boehner?

KeninCT on March 29, 2012 at 6:39 PM

“You wang?” – Barney Frank

Chuck Schick on March 29, 2012 at 7:20 PM

I thought Canadians were supposed to be more mellow than that. And how come the tops of their heads aren’t clapping?

Kensington on March 29, 2012 at 7:21 PM

He had me at “brother of man”, then lost me when he started singing.

Paul-Cincy on March 29, 2012 at 7:22 PM

Bmore on March 29, 2012 at 7:10 PM

There’s an awful OT comment for ya here.

http://hotair.com/archives/2012/03/27/political-bombshell-of-the-day-rich-man-to-build-big-house/comment-page-4/#comment-5675878

hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:24 PM

By the time he got to “Bismillah,” I needed a drink myself.

Dude, when he got to “Bismillah”, I joined in.
How could you not?

mrt721 on March 29, 2012 at 7:24 PM

Okay the end was the best.

gophergirl on March 29, 2012 at 7:24 PM

I think the RCMP asks, “Are you gonna be good?”
hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:13 PM

“Are you gonna be good, eh?”

whatcat on March 29, 2012 at 7:26 PM

Gave me chills… and not in the good way.

ExpressoBold on March 29, 2012 at 7:27 PM

Dirty hippies.

ButterflyDragon on March 29, 2012 at 7:27 PM

Would have been better if it was “Fat Bottom Girls”.

Scrappy on March 29, 2012 at 7:28 PM

Danielvito lectures us daily and yet acts like this when arrested?

Rusty Allen on March 29, 2012 at 7:17 PM

You are brilliant.

JannyMae on March 29, 2012 at 7:28 PM

I can’t wait for this to go to trial, just to see the court room when they play the tape for the jury.

Socratease on March 29, 2012 at 7:28 PM

Bmore on March 29, 2012 at 7:10 PM

There’s an awful OT comment for ya here.

http://hotair.com/archives/2012/03/27/political-bombshell-of-the-day-rich-man-to-build-big-house/comment-page-4/#comment-5675878

hawkdriver on March 29, 2012 at 7:24 PM

lol

MontanaMmmm on March 29, 2012 at 7:29 PM

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