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Please Speak Clearly Into the Microphone

When Stacey Valenzuela, who owns Concrete Solutions, a construction firm in Key West, Fla., listened to his voice mail, he quickly realized the caller had accidentally dialed his number: the caller, who he identified as employee David Ricky Fanuelsen, 39, and another man, who he says was another employee, Dean Ellis Brown, 22, were talking about stealing equipment from the company to pay off a drug dealer, he says. Valenzuela went to the job site and found the $7,000 worth of equipment described as their target was indeed gone. He called police, and Fanuelsen and Brown have been arrested, charged with felony grand theft. “Talk about bumbling idiots,” Valenzuela said. (RC/WFOR Miami) ...Yep: every week.
Original Publication Date: 22 March 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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