300 pounds of potatoes for a good purpose: A dispute between a Twitter user and the police of Dortmund has found a peaceful end. The trigger for the dispute, in the Jan Böhmermann on Twitter had mixed, was from the point of view of the police a derogatory Tweet of the Users “potato-Otto” about three weeks ago.
Anger over the disproportionate police presence around a football game in the BVB had insulted the football fan, the officials with “you are an absolutely derisory heap”.
Hello @polizei_nrw_do today, capacities are then free again? No one thinks because of the Overtime? You are an absolutely derisory bunch…. #BVBFCN
— potato, Otto (@potato, Otto) 26. September 2018
the starting point were two demonstrations of neo-Nazis in Dorstfeld and Marten at the end of September. “I pushed that it looked at the onslaught of the extreme Right in the last week is quite different,” said “potato, Otto” the Ruhr Nachrichten.
The police then threatened with a display and initiated a formal investigation.
dear Mr @potato Otto,
your comment we will be on criminal charges by the public Prosecutor’s office #Dortmund check. Maybe you should reconsider your publication.
— police in North Rhine Westphalia DO (@polizei_nrw_do) 26. September 2018
the actions of the police made in the case of Twitter, however, for eddy, as Jan Böhmermann hit on “potato Otto’s” side.
As a citizen and a hobby Prosecutor would be interested in this thing still, how many officials here exactly a criminal complaint. An official of the StA due to a possibly present group insult (" is not likely to be sufficient;derisory pile").
— Jan böhmermann (@janboehm) 27. September 2018
After some Back and Forth – so the Twitterers had received in the meantime, a formal summons to the police abandoned the police on a criminal complaint and invited instead to have coffee and a clarifying conversation.
“potato-Otto” not agreed to without a bizarre twist, In allusion to his name, he offered to donate 100 pounds of potatoes for a good purpose, and called on the police and the Bohemian man, to do the same.
Hello @polizei_nrw_do the following proposal: come over and we’ll settle this with a Cup of coffee. In addition, I bring 100 kg of potatoes for a non-profit institution. If your also 100 you give (then) colleague @janboehm also 100 (seriously!) makes 300(!). Deal? https://t.co/3zRZrHTsEI
— potato, Otto (@potato, Otto) 17. October 2018
they agreed on Twitter. On Tuesday, the dispute is to be settled once-and-beige, said a police spokeswoman.