Steve, I understand that you are from the UK where a fine sense of humor is traditional, and I am from the US where freedom is exhaulted even when insane. But the guy was arrested because he was an asshole who confronted two police men at the same time with his contempt for the law. The dog was arrested for obeying orders. . .
Kerry: Pollard's parole not related to Iran deal (Reuters)
from the article: Report: German man jailed for teaching his dog to perform Nazi salute