SubjectsGruesome FactsFactsIP FactoidsPeople Facts In 2008, a 13 year-old boy was arrested. His crime? Excessive farting. By IP Factly - Dec 15, 2015 Image credit: Matti Mattila/CC BY 2.0 According to the County Sheriff, the boy was intentionally farting, disrupting the class environment. After he confessed to his crime, he was released to his mother.