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Drunk Danish jailed for going berserk, cursing women, cops in Makati


MANILA, Philippines — For calling women demeaning words and the police fake, an intoxicated Danish national was arrested in P. Burgos, Makati City and charged Monday.

Nicolaj Kristensen, 37, was charged with drinking an intoxicating drink in public in violation of a city ordinance, alarm and scandal, and direct assault upon an agent or a person in authority, for resisting arrest and insulting arresting police officers.

At around 3 a.m. on Monday, Kristensen apparently lost his control and struggled while police apprehended him for violation of City Ordinance 31, which has prohibited the drinking of intoxicating beverages in public, especially along the sidewalks and streets.

Earlier, police said they saw Kristensen walking alone along P. Burgos St. holding a bottle of beer. They walked past him but called his attention after a female complainant asked them to arrest Kristensen who was drunk and had been telling her cuss words.

Kristensen retaliated and called her and the others witnessing the commotion as “bitch,” “whore” and “lady boy.” He also tore off the pocket and lineyard of arresting officer, Police Officer 1 Raffy Ambrocio, while cops were trying to pacify him.

PO1 Ambrocio said Kristensen started shouting invectives and “fake police” when he and PO2  Edgardo Zervoulakos got him to ride a tricycle mobile to the barangay (village) hall.

He was detained in Barangay Poblacion hall but was released immediately as he started bumping his head hard on the wall. Loose wires in the detention area that might get him electrocuted forced the police to take him out. He broke a glass mirror in the barangay center and tried to flee to J.P. Rizal but police caught him. He tried to escape again from the police by rushing towards and hitting his head against the entrance glass door of the Ospital ng Makati but the door did not open.

Kristensen is currently detained at Makati Police Station.

Earlier, a female bystander near a convenience store told the police that Kristensen asked if she had valium, a drug used to treat anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, or muscle spasms.

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Tags: alarm and scandal , direct assault on a person in authority , Foreign Nationals , foreign tourists , Global Nation , local ordinance violations , rudeness

  • WeAry_Bat

    Hay nako, mabuti pasensyado ang mga police dito sa kwento as in buhay pa yung foreigner.

  • opinyonlangpo

    This foreigner seems to have been exposed and absorbed the dark side of the Philippines.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4R3GZTGML26TV2VGS6RVHP2THM Fred

    Deport this idiot immediately.

  • http://twitter.com/Joe_The_Kano Joe Kano

    Is this minor disturbance really newsworthy?
    Only if it involves a foreigner.
    PDI’s childish and racist policies continue.

  • PHtaxpayer

    The real issue here is why we have whore houses in Makati in or anywhere in the first place??  Burgos sticks out like a sore thumb in an otherwise modern and developed part of the PH where many foreigners and businessmen live.  Sure “it’s more fun in the PH” but do we have to encourage alcoholism and drugs dependency, slavery and prostitution and police corruption just so we can have “fun”?

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Todd-Lyon/100001544838801 Todd Lyon

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/7QAJHPRJ4AOF7SDESW4M4CTQUQ toddl

      Is their prostitution in Burgos … yes.  Slavery???? ….. No.  The girls working in those clubs have among some of the highest paying jobs in Makati (I’ve heard of them earning in excess of 200k – 300k per month), have even had a call center manager quit her 40k a month job at our office to go work in those clubs.  They are far from slaves.

  • larslander2

    Im a danish man, married to a sweet Pinoy, and I agree with Fred about deporting the idiot, and that goes for all foreingner who cant behave desent in  the Phillipines, band them for 3 years.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Todd-Lyon/100001544838801 Todd Lyon

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/7QAJHPRJ4AOF7SDESW4M4CTQUQ toddl

    I’m sure he was intoxicated and went overboard and even deserves what he gets, but as a 33 year old foreigner having lived and worked in Makati for the past 10 years, I’m fairly confident some of what he said was accurate. With all the corruption, It is difficult to take seriously or have any respect for the police. I have seen so many ridiculous scams …. charging foreigners for holding hands when crossing the street and arresting them with “public display of affection” ….. then letting them go if they buy the officers a case of red horse. Even know a guy who was robbed on New Years in Malate, and the police recovered his wallet, but were obviously involved in the theft and knew exactly what was missing without him having said a word. It is very possible their is more to this story.

  • Rovingmoron

    Danes are the happiest people on earth. But his happiness went over board to the extent of insulting the police and our women. Dude, Manila is not Copenhagen!

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