Freak News for Friday 10/21

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It’s the Great Pump­kin, Char­lie Brown! - A Con­necti­cut woman called cops to report that she was the vic­tim of a Hal­loween prank that could qual­ify as a trick or a treat, depend­ing on your point of view. The uniden­ti­fied woman rang up her local precinct to report that some trou­ble­mak­ers had crept into her yard in the mid­dle of the night and left 30 pump­kins — arranged in a neat cir­cle. Offi­cers were sus­pi­cious, since she’d phoned in ear­lier in Octo­ber with a bogus report that “thou­sands” of donuts had been dumped on her doorstep, but the pres­ence of pump­kins proved she wasn’t out of her gourd.

A sexy slap on the wrist — Admin­is­tra­tors at a Florida ele­men­tary school wanted to give a spe­cial thank you to stu­dents for their A-plus work on a fundraiser – unbe­knownst to them they rewarded 100 stu­dents with some X-rated gifts! One kid got curi­ous and peeled back the fab­ric from the slap bracelets, reveal­ing a naked woman! The dis­trict is try­ing to retrieve the inde­cent prizes but with lit­tle luck: One offi­cial said he wouldn’t be sur­prised if some stu­dents keep the bracelets, admit­ting, “Curios­ity is bound to get the bet­ter of some of them.”

It takes a deuce — A pair of Swedish bur­glars are no doubt down in the dumps after cops tracked them down using DNA they left out­side the farm­house they’d just robbed. The two men escaped from a farm with cash, tools and a car belong­ing to the home’s owner which they set ablaze to cover their tracks. But one deputy fol­low­ing his own gut took a shot at search­ing the yard — uncov­er­ing some foul evi­dence.  It took sev­eral months of test­ing, but the men were iden­ti­fied and arrested on charges of break­ing and enter­ing because they decided it would be a good time to take a dump in the yard of the place they just robbed!!

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