Mellencamp nephew sues over jail treatment

A nephew of Indiana rock musician John Mellencamp has sued Louisville metro government, the Metro Department of Corrections and two officers, claiming he was assaulted in jail and not given proper medical ... Full Story
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TBone

Carmel, IN

#1 Jun 22, 2007
Casey Cougar Mellencamp? He put Cougar in his name? That's the funniest, stupidest thing I've ever seen!
Henry Lee S

Lyons, IL

#2 Jun 22, 2007
"I fight authority and authority always wins."

Hasn't Casey learnt nuthin from Uncle Johnny?

I can hear him now during the arrest "aint you know who I is? I's John Couger's nephew. You caint mess with me." As he's fighting the officers (hence the disorderly conduct charge), they take him down with force to control him. Then he says: "I sue all y'all with Uncle Johnny's money."
Jay

Indianapolis, IN

#3 Jun 22, 2007
What's with the middle name? John Mellencamp only used that because some record executive told him to. Seems like he is trying to desperately trying to lay claim to John's fame.

Get treatment for the alcohol and then Get a life!
Pro Victims Rights

Indianapolis, IN

#4 Jun 22, 2007
I guess the idiot should not have gotten arrested! He probably thought throwing his uncle's name around would gain him some perks.
Bryan

Shelbyville, IN

#5 Jun 22, 2007
What a punk. Maybe he shouldn't have had pot and acted stupid. As far as I am concerened he got what he deserved.
Bryan

Shelbyville, IN

#6 Jun 22, 2007
Henry Lee S wrote:
"I fight authority and authority always wins."
Hasn't Casey learnt nuthin from Uncle Johnny?
I can hear him now during the arrest "aint you know who I is? I's John Couger's nephew. You caint mess with me." As he's fighting the officers (hence the disorderly conduct charge), they take him down with force to control him. Then he says: "I sue all y'all with Uncle Johnny's money."
If he would have told me who he was and who he was related to. I would have told him they both suck!!!!
Boy Named Cougar Sue

New Albany, IN

#7 Jun 22, 2007
His name was originally just Casey Cougar, but he grew tired of the "glam" nephew thing. He added Mellencamp to get his own identity. I hear he's eventually going to drop the "Cougar" altogether so it will give him more credibility when bashing Pres. Bush full-time.
Casey Kitty Cougar

Indianapolis, IN

#9 Jun 22, 2007
should of stayed in a small town in a pink house!!! But the law won..
Mellenhick

Fort Wayne, IN

#10 Jun 22, 2007
Boy Named Cougar Sue wrote:
His name was originally just Casey Cougar, but he grew tired of the "glam" nephew thing. He added Mellencamp to get his own identity. I hear he's eventually going to drop the "Cougar" altogether so it will give him more credibility when bashing Pres. Bush full-time.
Nicely worded
tada

San Francisco, CA

#11 Jun 22, 2007
well what we have here is paris in drag soap girl
Couger Booger

United States

#12 Jun 22, 2007
Bryan wrote:
What a punk. Maybe he shouldn't have had pot and acted stupid. As far as I am concerened he got what he deserved.
It wasn't the pot that made him act stupid it was the alcohol. I've never seen someone act an ass on pot. Maybe meth, crack, coke, acid, pharmaceuticals, mushroom and of course the king of all ass makers alcohol. Marijuana has always got a bad rap but is truthfully leaser of all evils. When was the last time you heard someone rob a bank or Quickie Mart to pay for pot?
Cougar is a stupid middle name and Iím sure he made old Johnny proud. This ass probably broke his ankle in the drunken stooper at the concert but didnít notice it until he started sobering up.
Mikey

United States

#13 Jun 22, 2007
Where were the parents?
WONDERING INDIANA

Ashburn, VA

#14 Jun 22, 2007
Both just a couple of rednecks.
JBD

Indianapolis, IN

#15 Jun 22, 2007
I had a friend assaulted by police officers, and his story never made the paper. I guess he didn't choose the right last name to use.
eee

Carmel, IN

#16 Jun 22, 2007
This dude looks like a younger fatter John.
ya heard

Indianapolis, IN

#18 Jun 22, 2007
Mellencamp and his family deserve this after Mellencamp sued the F-in' BOY SCOUTS!!! What a piece of scum!
Mellencamp fan

Brook Park, OH

#19 Jun 22, 2007
Bryan wrote:
<quoted text>
If he would have told me who he was and who he was related to. I would have told him they both suck!!!!
If you don't like Johnny, then shut the bleep up!
Scan

Culver City, CA

#20 Jun 22, 2007
I don't think his name had anything to do with it...I think they pummelled him just for being from Seymour.
dubs

United States

#21 Jun 22, 2007
Mikey wrote:
Where were the parents?
I love this line.
JoAnn

Indianapolis, IN

#22 Jun 22, 2007
29 years old and wonders why he was arrested for pot and drunk in public (disorderly conduct). Hello.... pot is illegal regardless of who you're related to!!! And, I'm sorry if you are going to fight with an officer, then you deserve the treatment you get! The article doesn't really say how his ankle was broken, but don't fight with the police and you won't get roughed up!!! Grow up and act like a 29-year old ADULT!!!

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