Nasty Donkey Now Has Police Record A donkey has been released from a Mexican jail. Blacky the burro was charged with assault and battery after biting and kicking, two men near a ranch outside Chiapas. Blacky served three days. And his owner paid a fine to cover hospital bills and salary for the days the victims missed work. Police officer Sinar Gomez pointed out , "Around here, if someone commits a crime they are jailed — no matter who they are."
NPR logo

Nasty Donkey Now Has Police Record

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/90714738/90714992" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Nasty Donkey Now Has Police Record

Nasty Donkey Now Has Police Record

Nasty Donkey Now Has Police Record

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/90714738/90714992" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A donkey has been released from a Mexican jail. Blacky the burro was charged with assault and battery after biting and kicking, two men near a ranch outside Chiapas. Blacky served three days. And his owner paid a fine to cover hospital bills and salary for the days the victims missed work. Police officer Sinar Gomez pointed out , "Around here, if someone commits a crime they are jailed — no matter who they are."

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. A donkey has been released from a Mexican jail. Blacky the burro was charged with assault and battery after biting and kicking two men near a ranch in Chiapas. Blacky served three days, and his owner paid a fine to cover hospital bills and salary for the days the victims missed work.

Police officer Sinar Gomez pointed out: Around here, if someone commits a crime, they are jailed - no matter who they are or what they are. It's MORNING EDITION.

Copyright © 2008 NPR. All rights reserved. Visit our website terms of use and permissions pages at www.npr.org for further information.

NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.