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Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call from a Walmart in St. Augustine, Fla., reporting a shoplifter who had allegedly stolen $1,700 worth of merchandise. After arriving, four deputies escorted the suspect to his car, where they spotted a white bucket in the back. Suspecting there might be more stolen merchandise, the deputies opened the bucket — and were struck with the fumes from what police called a “one-pot” meth lab. The area around the store was shut down while HAZMAT crews cleared the area. The officers were taken to the hospital as a precaution, and the stolen merchandise was required to be decontaminated before it could be returned to the store. The car — which deputies say was borrowed — had to be decontaminated before it could be returned to its owner. (MS/WJXX Jacksonville) ...And not only that, but he moved the seat and changed the station on the radio.
Original Publication Date: 03 January 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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