Bumper stickers and decals are a popular way of expressing who you are, but one recently came under fire in Florida.
As you can see in this dashcam video, Dillon Webb was driving his truck when a deputy from the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office spotted an “I Eat Ass” decal plastered across the back of Webb’s Chevrolet Silverado.
The deputy pulled Webb over and explained it was because of the “derogatory sticker” on his truck. Webb rejected this and deputy responded by saying “So some 10-year-old little kid sitting in the passenger seat of his momma’s vehicle looks over and reads ‘I Eat Ass” and ask his mom what it means. How is she going to explain that?”
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Webb said that is up to the parent. This seems to have upset the deputy as he quickly asked to see his driver’s license and registration. After running his information, the deputy took pictures of the decal and asked Webb to step out of the truck.
He then tells Webb the message of the back of the truck is a misdemeanor violation. The deputy then said he would be “furious” if his six-year old saw the decal and asked what “I Eat Ass” means.
After giving Webb a notice to appear in court, the deputy told him to remove a letter from the word “ass.” Webb refused, citing his first amendment rights.
The deputy, apparently unsure how to respond, gets back in his car and explains the situation to someone else. The deputy then looks up the law and the two discuss what to do.
After the conversation is wrapped up, Webb is handcuffed and arrested. This is a surprising turn of events and the deputy also decided to have the truck towed away from the scene.
According to Ocala.com, officials decided not to prosecute the case because Webb made “a valid defense to be raised under the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.” While the case has been closed, the battle is far from over as Webb’s lawyers suggested they will seek compensation as Webb was suspended from his job following the arrest.