Know When to Hold ’Em, Know When to Fold ’EmTimothy Andrew Norris, 27, went to the county tax office in Wichita Falls, Texas, to pay his $600 property tax bill. Apparently as a protest, Norris not only tried to pay the tax with $1 bills, but each was folded so tightly that they “required tax office personnel approximately six minutes to unfold each bill,” a report says. A tax collector told him to leave, but Norris allegedly refused, so a nearby sheriff’s deputy repeated the order. Norris also allegedly refused to the deputy, so he was arrested for criminal trespass, and then for resisting arrest when he struggled against the deputy trying to handcuff him. He was jailed on $500 bail. (RC/Wichita Falls Times-Record) ...Which he’ll be able to pay after about 50 hours of intense unfolding activity in his cell.
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