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Can you drug your wife?

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July 18, 2008, 13:15
SAProsecutor
Can you drug your wife?
Pop Quiz: Husband causes disturbance at wife's place of employment. Police arrive and talk to husband. Husband blurts out that he has converted over-the-counter sleeping pills into a liquid form and whenever he gets into an argument with his wife, he places the solution of sleeping pills into his wife drink/food. She falls asleep and he won't have to argue with her. Wife finds out from the police and agrees she falls asleep alot after arguments begin!

What's the crime?

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July 18, 2008, 13:36
Gretchen
Assault, tampering with a consumer product.
July 18, 2008, 13:37
Andrea W
...I don't know of the offense, but you've got to admit, that's creative!
July 18, 2008, 13:39
E. Foley
Shhh--don't give my husband any ideas!
July 18, 2008, 14:10
Scott Brumley
Since attempting suicide and being criminally stupid (in advertising his mischief) are not offenses, the only hip-shot thought I have is tampering with a consumer product (22.09) if the food/drink would qualify as the requisite "consumer product" and the sleep medication would be likely to cause SBI. Probably not. Well, now that I think of it, with the cat out of the bag the clandestine service of the sleep medication may cause hubby's SBI.

I will request, on behalf of husbands statewide, that you avoid any litigation strategy resulting in a published opinion. My wife regularly goes to bed around 9:00 to 9:30 and could, with the appropriate coverage, begin to wonder why that is.
July 18, 2008, 14:44
SAProsecutor
We have pondered the question and Tampering with a Consumer Product doesn't seem to fit given she always wakes up with a wonderful nights sleep and prepared for a productive day! No SBI, no BI, just a case of counting sheep.
July 18, 2008, 15:11
JB
Defense of necessity?
July 18, 2008, 16:29
LAS
Maybe now they can talk out their issues when she's more rested and calmer after a full night's sleep. Sweet Dreams Are Made of These.
July 18, 2008, 17:09
R_Smith
Obviously, if the wife is still with the guy - even after knowing this, why should anyone else care?
July 19, 2008, 20:37
GG
quote:
Originally posted by LAS:
Maybe now they can talk out their issues when she's more rested and calmer after a full night's sleep. Sweet Dreams Are Made of These.


All's well that ends well.