Man calls 911 in fight over son's messy room

Monday, May 18, 2009 | 12:46 p.m. CDT

BEDFORD, Ohio — An Ohio man who argued with his grown son over a messy bedroom says he overreacted when he called 911.

Andrew Mizsak called authorities Thursday after his 28-year-old son — who's a school board member in the Cleveland suburb of Bedford — threw a plate of food across the kitchen table and made a fist at him when told to clean his room.

The son, also named Andrew, lives in a room in his parents' basement.

The father declined to press charges and told police he doesn't want to ruin his son's political career.

The son, who also works as a political consultant, says he's lucky to be living in the house rent-free. He also promises to keep his room clean.



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Ray Shapiro May 18, 2009 | 2:38 p.m.

To all the college students planning to live with their parents after graduation, be forewarned.
Keep your room clean and eat up all your vegetables.
If dad decides to sic the police on you, your chances for becoming President of the United States just might fly out the window.

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Charles Dudley Jr May 18, 2009 | 4:19 p.m.

Yes kiddies you are only allowed to buy "one clutter" and just because Wally World sells clutter at Roll Back prices does not mean you can over spend Mom and Dad's charge card.

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