|Elected to Congress at the age of 29, Patrick Murphy's major accomplishment prior to serving in elective office was getting arrested for disorderly intoxication.|
Patrick Murphy Quotes|
Future Congressman Patrick Murphy downplayed his arrest for fighting, underaged drinking, showing police a fake ID, and refusing to back down from a police officer.
“I was a teenager and I got in trouble with a fake ID and I was under-age drinking and, look, biggest learning experience of my life, never had a run-in with the police since. I’m sorry it ever happened.”
Patrick Murphy, June 2012
After getting kicked out of a night club for fighting, showing a police officer a fake ID, and then acting in a threatening fashion, future Congressman Patrick Murphy refused to calm down, resulting in his arrest.
Patrick Murphy, February 16, 2003