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Published:January 18th, 2010 10:05 EST
Dude Wearing Cowboy Hat And Shorts Threatens To Shoot Dog

Dude Wearing Cowboy Hat And Shorts Threatens To Shoot Dog

By Robert Paul Reyes


"An intoxicated Iowa City man dressed like a cowboy allegedly broke into a house and threatened to kill the residents` dog early Thursday morning, according to Iowa City police reports.

Derrick Thomas Alger, 24, of 889 Park Place, was arrested on four charges, including trespass, intoxication and carrying a dangerous weapon, on early Thursday morning. The most serious charge was intimidation with a dangerous weapon, a class `D` felony.

According to the timeline laid out in four police reports, at about 12:55 a.m. Thursday, a man described as wearing shorts and a cowboy hat displayed a gun to a cab driver and threatened to use the gun against him. Read More

If Derrick Thomas Alger walks into a gay bar sporting shorts and a cowboy hat he will be welcomed with open arms, but if he walks into a country bar in that ridiculous outfit he will walk out with a black eye and a couple of missing teeth.

If he breaks into my house, regardless what outfit he is wearing, he will be taken away in a body bag.

Only a low-life varmint would threaten a man`s dog, this fool should be locked away for the rest of his miserable life.

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