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XXXmas Shopping

Ailene Brown, 28, and Shmeco Vashon Thomas, 37, were arrested at a department store in Edmond, Okla., after allegedly shoplifting, and concealing the stolen items in the folds of their body fat. You might be thinking jewelry and other small items, but police found a wallet and gloves — and a pair of jeans, a pair of boots, and other items worth more than $2,500, which is enough to make the charges felonies. (RC/Edmond Sun) ...Which job would you prefer: the officer who had to search them, or the store clerk who had to accept the returns?
Original Publication Date: 19 December 2010
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.

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