Police arrested a Near-Northside man whose sagging trousers apparently exceeded even today's low standards.
Indianapolis Metro Police Officer Daniel Green was on foot patrol in the 1600 block of Broadway at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday when he saw a 21-year-old man sitting on a green electrical box chatting on a cell phone.
Green wrote in a report that the Demetrius Russ, Indianapolis, had his pants pulled down below the knees with his boxer shorts exposed.
"I informed him that he was sitting on private property with his pants pulled down on top of an electrical box," Green wrote. "I asked Mr. Russ why his pants were down to his knees and he informed me he was just 'swagging'."
"I informed him that swagging did not involve exposing your genitals through your boxers because your pants were pulled all the way down," Green wrote in the report.
Green said Russ appeared to be intoxicated and cursed at him and called him names when the officer told him to get off the electrical box.
He was arrested on a preliminary charge of disorderly conduct and public intoxication.
I read this and then had to read it a second time. In all my years of seeing people with their pants hanging down and their boxers showing, I had no clue there was an actual term for it. Swagging is so pimp! I should of known their was a proper term for it other than dumbfuck or fuckface.