88 Year Old ww2 Vet Was Imprisoned. The Reason Is Just Plain Dumb.

88 Year Old ww2 Vet Was Imprisoned. The Reason Is Just Plain Dumb.
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Veterans have done their share in protecting us and preserving our freedom. We must therefore treat them with utmost respect. Unfortunately, a veteran was insulted for something rather petty. Kenneth Knudson, an 88 year-old veteran who served in WWII was jailed for a very silly reason.

Kenneth is the owner of a jewelry store situated in Horton, Kansas. There was a crack on the outer wall of his shop. He had the store for 30 years now and since he was unable to fix the crack he was treated as a criminal. Kenneth had to spend the night in a cell and he was also asked to pay a fine amounting to $500. He was put to jail one day after Christmas.

Kenneth said that he did not feel as if he committed a crime, but he added that he understood the city's requirement to repair places that had damage.

Still, the punishment was too much. The city offered to have the repairs done for about $10,000. The cost would be applied to his tax bill. However, the veteran still would not be able to afford the cost.

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