2015-03-17 06:23:36 UTC
Date reported: 2/8/52
"Mr. Kerouac was arrested on charges of public drunkenness. Witnesses called to report disturbing the peace and concern for Mr. Kerouac, his companions and other bystanders. Witnesses reported Mr. Kerouac became very loud after drinking heavily at the Vesuvio Café at 225 Columbus. He reportedly continued into the streets where he began loudly reciting spontaneous drunken prose. Mr. Kerouac continued his loud behavior and scrawled writing along several exterior walls of business with black paint. Mr. Kerouac went silently with the arresting officer's and did not resist arrest. Mr. Kerouac was later released to one Neal Cassady and one Allen Ginsberg and fined $100..."