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Bungled Burglary II

The surveillance video shows the crime: a man smashed the window of a market in Nashua, N.H., and stole a “large quantity” of cigarettes. Then, two women who witnessed the crime decided that was a good idea, and they are seen coming in for cigarettes too. “It does not appear that the male is associated with the two females,” a police spokesman said. But afterward one of the women called police to report the break-in. Once police saw the video, the two women — Meretta Sperow, 36, and Amanda Primeau, 25 — were arrested and charged with felony burglary. The man in the video is still being sought. (RC/Manchester Union-Leader) ...Easy: just arrest everyone asking for a light.
Publication Date: 30 October 2011
This story is in True’s book collection, Volume 18.

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