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Police in Florida warned police in Chicago, Ill., that Ignatius Pollara, 49, was headed their way. Sure enough, they followed Pollara and arrested him for shoplifting in DuPage County, Ill. From jail, Pollara filed a motion with the court demanding he be released because police supposedly “misplaced” some of his personal property — namely, “clothing, toiletries, tickets to see the Grateful Dead and U2, and one stuffed ‘Mr. Froggy’ plush toy.” Judge Brian Telander ordered prosecutors to try to locate any missing personal property, but denied Pollara’s motion. (RC/Chicago Tribune) ...My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.
Original Publication Date: 13 March 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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