Indiana Lawyer Found Asleep In Trash Can

An Indiana lawyer who was found asleep headfirst in a neighbor's trash can after a night of drinking has apologized and says he's embarrassed. No charges have been filed against Larry Wilder, who is the Jeffersonville City Council's attorney.

Wilder said he had dinner and drinks with friends in nearby Louisville, Ky., on Tuesday night. He said he was driven home in a client's limousine but remembers little that happened after that.

A neighbor found Wilder in the trash can early Wednesday and called police, who helped Wilder home.

Jeffersonville Police Chief Tim Deeringer said no crime was committed and that Wilder was cooperative and not a threat to anyone.

The City Council president said she will call a special meeting next week to discuss Wilder's status with the city.


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  • by RealityCheck Location: Washington Park on Jun 24, 2009 at 09:24 AM
    The articles says that no charges have been filed. What kind of charges are people expecting? Can someone not cut loose anymore without having the law all over them? The guy wasn't driving drunk, leave him alone.
  • by NO PROBLEM Location: WASHINGTON on Jun 23, 2009 at 09:00 AM
    WHY THE BIG DEAL HOME ALONE IN TRASH CAN
  • by Bert Location: Greenville on Jun 22, 2009 at 11:08 AM
    Well...At least he knows where all lawyers belong
  • by hope Location: NC on Jun 21, 2009 at 08:39 PM
    Oh, what a temptation...
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