Sand Angels

sand-angelsEmer­gency crews went look­ing for Lynette Bond, 68, after a hiker found a three-day-old note in her broken-down vehi­cle Sat­ur­day. Res­cuers then found her belong­ings on a trail, and an air crew spot­ted the word “HELP” in the sand with Bond lying beside it mak­ing a “sand angel,” reports Australia’s News Net­work. Bond is said to be recov­er­ing in a hos­pi­tal with a cer­tain amount of dry wit: “Think I’ll buy a bicy­cle,” she said.

Police said a heavy­set woman who appeared to be about 60 years old demanded money from a teller and claimed to be car­ry­ing a bomb in her cloth bag.  Police said the woman was given money and fled in an older style car being dri­ven by a man, leav­ing the bag behind. The bag was X-rayed and inves­ti­ga­tors dis­cov­ered it con­tained two cans of spaghetti sauce.

A Texas man was busted after van­dal­iz­ing a depart­ment of motor vehi­cles office by defac­ing it with graf­fiti that he made spe­cial for the occa­sion.  Ken­neth James Van­lue was caught in the act by cops who responded to a com­mo­tion at the office and found a brake drum thrown through the front win­dow and office equip­ment smashed inside. When they checked fur­ther, they found Van­lue inside, wear­ing a rain­coat belong­ing to the depart­ment, but no shoes – and found the word “sur­charge” smeared on the wall in human doo­doo. Accord­ing to the arrest report, he was charged with crim­i­nal mis­chief and bur­glary of a building.

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