Freak News for Thursday 11/17

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Left dan­gling - Gar­den Grove­po­lice said a woman shop­ping at the Albertson’s store told a man­ager she had seen a man’s leg dan­gling briefly from the ceil­ing before going back above the tiles. Inves­ti­ga­tors said the man fell through the ceil­ing right next to the check­out lanes only moments later.  Police said the man, was allegedly try­ing to steal cop­per wiring.

Escape plan…bombed - An Ohio woman’s attempt to evade arrest on shoplift­ing charges blew up in her face! Molly Mar­tin was busted for steal­ing nearly $400 from aDay­ton depart­ment store — with her 17-month-old daugh­ter in tow. Secu­rity caught her stuff­ing the items into bags while crouch­ing in a lin­gerie aisle and called for rein­force­ments. But when they did, Mar­tin fol­lowed suit, tex­ting a pal to call in a bomb threat in an effort to cause a panic!  Cops quickly deter­mined the bomb threat was a hoax, so Mar­tin was not charged, although a police spokesman said it was “a silly mis­take, but a very seri­ous offense.” 

 This guy’s nuts —  There are many ways to show peo­ple you’re nuts….Stephen James Frolov did just that when he was spot­ted about 12 feet up in the branches of a fil­bert tree wear­ing only a pair of sneak­ers and shiv­er­ing because the tem­per­a­ture had dipped to the 30-degree mark. Frolov told inves­ti­ga­tors that he had been out drink­ing with his friends the night before and had no idea how he ended up naked in a nut orchard. He was charged with three counts of pub­lic indecency.

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