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Ohio Casino Referendum petitioner jailed

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October 31, 2009

TOLEDO, Ohio: The Toledo, Ohio city police department arrested an Ohio Casino Referendum petitioner named Dennis Rodzik after he allegedly petitioned on a public sidewalk during a parade. Shortly after four Toledo police officers requested Rodzick leave the site, Rodzick "stood up for his First Amendment right of Freedom of Speech."

Rodzik is charged with:

  • Disorderly Conduct - Misdemeanor 1
  • Misuse of 911 - Misdemeanor 1
  • Obstruction of Justice - Misdemeanor 2

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