a police van for transporting prisoners. The origins of the term remain uncertain. Most favoured is that it is named after a tough coloured boarding-house proprietrix, another after a racehorse of the time.
Afrasiabi told Iran's PressTV the Cambridge police had put him in a paddy wagon for the trip to the court, driven at excessive speed, then jammed on the brakes intentionally so that Afrasiabi's head hit the wall of the wagon, injuring him.
Upon the arrival of the patrol (yes, they were wearing full riot gear) they too evaluated the scene and could not tell the difference between a riot and a friendly late night game of "ball and chain." The paddy wagon was backed onto the beach and the riot police started a different game, called "arrest the lifeguards." Final score: Riot Police 70, Lifeguards 0.
No, we won't go!" On the out-skirts" of the fray, a circle of retired ladies raise their frail but insistent voices in a stirring song of protest: "Deep in my heart / I still believe / We shall oversleep Sunday." A man being thrust handcuffed into a paddy wagon turns and flashes them the Bright Power hand signal, a variation on Mr.