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Excuse of the Week

Police in Durant, Okla., responded to a burglar alarm at a warehouse and found Brent Eugene Walker, 36, and Sheila Lynn Odum, 28, inside the building. Walker told officers they weren’t trying to steal anything, but rather were just “looking for a place to have sex.” But the pile of loot on the floor put the lie to that, and the two were arrested on burglary charges. The property included extension cords, a surge protector, a can of Lysol, a paint sprayer, and two 50-foot rolls of copper tubing. (RC/Oklahoma City Oklahoman) ...Wait: did he say “have sex” or “lay pipe”?
Original Publication Date: 29 May 2011
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.

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