A man in rural Oklahoma was arrested Saturday night for ramming a county police car three times. Not with his car, but with his mule-pulled covered wagon.

Keith Woolery refused to pull over and encouraged the mules to smash the police car, which sustained minor damage, according to a police report in Wister, Okla. He was charged with public intoxication and assault and battery on a police officer. He denied the charges, and said he was trying to stop the mules.

"I don't usually have problems out of them," Woolery told KSFM-TV. "It's just when they get spooked they do get sideways a little bit."

Police said that Woolery was drunk, but could not be charged with DUI because he was not driving a motorized vehicle. They alleged he refused to exit the covered wagon, resisted arrest and had to be Tasered.

Woolery admitted that he had a few beers on the road from Heavener, near the Arkansas border, but said the police presence agitated the mules.

"They shouldn't have parked that close and they shouldn't have been trying to ram a mules head on with another car with lights and sirens going," he told the TV station.

A police spokesperson refused to discuss the case.


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      WOODY YOU DOG!!!
      • 3 Years Ago
      STUPID COPS !!!......THEY SHOULDA TASERED THE MULES
        • 3 Years Ago
        @WOODY YOU DOG!!!
        bet your dog is smarter.
        Debbie
        • 3 Years Ago
        @WOODY YOU DOG!!!
        That would of been mulstupid....LOL
      MICHAEL
      • 3 Years Ago
      sounds like the cops were looking for something to do. even i know that sirens and lights are going to spook mules and horses. and why in the world did they taser him? i mean, so what if he had a few drinks. its not like he was driving a veh. i mean how fast could the silly wagon go anyway, 10-15 mph?
      rjen164497
      • 3 Years Ago
      Just to show how dumb the cops are, you should never get anything motorized, use a siren or flash lights around animals. They could have just followed him to where he was going at a safe distance. Why were they stopping him in the first place. Just so you know these were mules pulling the wagon, the jackasses were in the police car.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @rjen164497
        (^o^)....and the "jackasses" you reference clearly created more damage through their instigations than they (unjustly) claim was caused to their vehicle. Their undeclared reason for requesting this driver be halted speaks volumes. I would never have considered cops to be troublemakers until I was stopped by one who was beyond disagreeable and created false charges against me (driving related). This was my first experience which helped me to know that you cannot reason with a pig. Fortunately, not all policemen are ignorant or animal-like.... It is also appalling to me that these officers were equipped with a taser but not the ability to test the drivers alcohol level? They apparently didn't test because they knew it wouldn't stick. Maybe some animal rights activists will make the time to educate police officers such as these in correct protocol for animals on the road.....
        STANNYBOY
        • 3 Years Ago
        @rjen164497
        YOU TOOK THE VERY WORDS I WAS GOING TO WRITE . GREAT OBSERVATION!
      belldn3
      • 3 Years Ago
      Funny as hell.
      divywuzhernameo
      • 3 Years Ago
      No animal abuse charges?
      hartdoug23
      • 3 Years Ago
      50/50 on this one. some cops are cool but others are real a holes! give the guy a warning and if it happens again, then we know. I do believe the cops scared the animals and the way they handled it was wrong.
      • 3 Years Ago
      It was stupid to have the lights and sirens going when they approached the mules. What did they expect?!!! Duhhhhhhhhhhhh!! Lights and sirens would scare any animal except a police dog. Of course the animals were going to freak out! The damage to the cop car is the cops fault .
        Bmajac's
        • 3 Years Ago
        I agree duskbear..Mules first off are stubborn and second yes it scared the heck outta them, My dad when he was young in Tennessee he had a team of mules for plowing in the 30's and 40's and he said when they had a mind of their own they had a mind of their own and you just had to sit it out, and yes they are very smart animals..case in point, they were smarter then the cops this time..snicker...but shinin on them and running the sirens would scare any one or any animal, I dont blame them for butt the cop car, serves them right, what did they think the mules would try to out run them...snicker...
      Jennifer David
      • 3 Years Ago
      "A police spokesperson refused to discuss the case." Does this speak volumes to anyone else? This is always a big red flag to me!
      Dennis
      • 3 Years Ago
      You know in some states they never changed the rules of the road. When approaching livestock,if the animals will not move you must try disguising the car,even going so far as to taking it apart until the animals will pass.
      • 3 Years Ago
      THIS IS REAL ENTERTAINMENT...THIS IS GREAT !!
      ladywiccan47
      • 3 Years Ago
      very seldom do mules get spooked, not like horses
      • 3 Years Ago
      common sense people duh cops need to learn to deal with animals
        • 3 Years Ago
        Stupid thing is they do, thr are many police stations that use horses. It's just the majority of cops have EGO issues an don't give a **** what people think and make up false charges cause you made them look stupid. It's all about them an being able to do what ever they want cause thr police. I just glad for camera phones an fearless people stepping up and showing the world that COPS aren't above the law, that we won't put up with thr gorilla tactics.
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