• Nov 5th 2010 at 7:58AM
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You know that old saying "don't get caught with your pants down?" It means that you should always be prepared. But it also means that you literally shouldn't get caught with your pants down. Too obvious? Tell that to Eugene Bernshtam, an auto dealer in the Chicago area who The Chicago Sun-Times reports was caught by police naked from the waist down in the front passenger seat of his 2006 Bentley.

Bernshtam reportedly told police that the reason he was found sans pants was because he had just urinated in an alley. Indecent exposure is a fairly serious crime that likely carries a hefty fine, so why was Bernshtam's bail set at a steep $50,000? The (alleged) pantless luxury car driver also had a loaded hand gun in the car without a permit. Nice.

Bernshtam's preliminary hearing will be held on November 9, and remember, pants are required in court.

[Source: Chicago Sun-Times]

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      • 4 Years Ago
      must a have been a ridiculously good party. wish i would have been there.
      • 4 Years Ago
      I guess this still beats being found in the trunk, half-naked, and dead...

      (Didn't know the Chicago Mob moved up to Anglo-German luxury barges)
        • 4 Years Ago
        Pants on the ground, pants on the ground, looking like a fool with your pants on the ground...
      • 4 Years Ago
      Are you sure he wasn't wearing any pants? I hear in Chicago, the Wrangler Open-Fly jeans have really caught on.

      • 4 Years Ago
      "Oops: Half-naked car dealer found with gun in Bentley"

      Half naked from the waist down (subliminal shot of a Bentley' rear)...with a loaded gun no less.

      BANG! BANG!

      • 4 Years Ago
      Lookin' like a fool with your pants on the ground....
      • 4 Years Ago
      We've all been there before.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Why indecent exposure? The guy was inside his car and unless the doors are transparent no one can see that he is pantless.
        • 4 Years Ago
        With the exception of the fact that he had an unregistered firearm, I fail to see what is really wrong with this. So what if he was half naked in his car? I would hardly call that indecent exposure.
      • 4 Years Ago
      A stupid excuse is no less stupid, no matter what car you drive.
      If you have money for a Bentley, surely you have money for a cab and surely VW has higher standards for its dealers.
        • 4 Years Ago
        As a point of clarification he is not a Bentley dealer, but rather a used car dealer in Chicago.

        It is important to note that this kind of behavior is not below auto dealers and politicians.
      • 4 Years Ago
      If someone GAVE me a Bentley I'd trade it in on an F 150 ford pick up (and buy a house)
      pure decadence to the point of embarassment
      • 4 Years Ago
      His main problem was being in Chicago....

      Move to a free state and you could avoid the whole "gun without a permit" charge.

      • 4 Years Ago
      someones been following the hummer dealer where you got a gun with every hummer. although the alley thing is new though...lol
      • 4 Years Ago
      Well, at least it's not another report from SEMA. [yawn]
        • 4 Years Ago
        Amen! Oh look, another ugly car with big, painted wheels!
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