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The NEVERENDING Odd News Thread

JNA

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Dispatch monitoring posting on FB -

Theft CVS ..... Male suspect stole a bottle of antidiarrheal medicine, Imodium.
The officer asked dispatch if he was on the run.
To which dispatch replied, "Quickly." The suspect was last seen running ....
 

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The story isn't all that odd, I just like the writing in the local rag. I've highlighted my favorite excerpts:

Police: Man attacked by cousin at Birmingham bistro

Birmingham Police are investigating a drive-by smackdown that took place inside an Italian bistro.

Police say a 32-year-old Sterling Heights man was sitting alone at Market North End at 474 N. Old Woodward when two men rushed into the restaurant and began attacking him. The fight was quickly broken up, and police say the two men fled in a black truck.

One of the attackers is apparently the victim’s cousin. Birmingham Police Cmdr. Scott Grewe said the two relatives reportedly were arguing over the phone when the victim allegedly taunted the cousin and told him where he could find him.

The cousin apparently found him.


The incident occurred April 15. Grewe said the victim — who ended up with a swollen eye — is reluctant to file charges against his relative.
 

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Teacher fight!

http://www.ajc.com/news/local-education/just-teacher-fight-caught-tape-charged/IsSP43X2bPB6J3L9AZ7t3M/

A teacher and a paraprofessional at Stone Mountain Middle School have been removed from the school and charged with disorderly conduct in a public place following a fight Friday that was caught on tape by students.

In one 24-second clip, posted on social media, two women are seen in what appears to be a science classroom punching each other several times before another adult attempts to break up the fight.

DeKalb County School District officials declined to name either woman involved, and did not elaborate on a statement released about the incident.

“Those staff members that participated in the conduct have been removed from the learning environment,” the statement said. “The interaction and conduct in the video is completely unacceptable and contrary to our district’s tenets and core principles.”
 

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Whistleblower case over alleged $ex toy business at state office goes to trial
http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/2017/06/12/whistleblower-case-over-alleged-sex-toy-business-goes-trial/371900001/

What side business have you heard of being run out of a government office ? ;) 8-! :lmao:
At my previous place, there was a woman in HR that ran one of those lingerie home (pure romance?) party sales businesses from her desk. She got caught by passing out catalogs to some employees. She commented she thought it was okay because another woman was running an Avon business from her desk. They both were 'let go' - but the Avon woman was hired back about 2 months later. I heard that since the dept. head bought stuff from her they worked out a deal and called it a suspension.

At another previous place, the dept. head was running his real estate rentals from his desk. Nothing was ever said or done with that.
 

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We had a septic inspector that used to run his real estate business during work hours. He no longer works here. Then was hired as a director, then fired again. Did I mention the reason he no longer works here is sexual harassment. We're not talking hey babe kinda stuff. More like hey look at what I can whip out in front of you.

I also hear stories of a lady who worked as a child care inspector while selling "toys" on the side. She used to give everyone cards. People in the office, people she met on the street, businesses she just inspected.
 

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I also hear stories of a lady who worked as a child care inspector while selling "toys" on the side. She used to give everyone cards. People in the office, people she met on the street, businesses she just inspected.
No potential conflicts of interest at all. That doesn't even come close to passing the smell test.:r:
 

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Michigan man burns down garage after trying to use fireworks to remove bees' nest
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/man-burns-garage-fireworks-remove-bees-nest-article-1.3301267

You know how you hear of an idea and you immediately say to yourself,
“Don’t do this, it’s a stupid and terrible idea?”
Well, some people I guess lack that filter and things like this happens.
http://thecomeback.com/general/man-destroys-garage-with-fireworks.html

photo gallery
http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2017/07/man_tries_to_use_fireworks_to.html
 

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Only in Florida -

His cocaine was stolen. So this Florida man called the cops
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article162323298.html

Man on bail on Florida manslaughter charge wins $100K at WSOP
https://www.reviewjournal.com/crime/shootings/man-on-bail-on-florida-manslaughter-charge-wins-100k-at-wsop/

Florida man tries new drug in woods, breaks into home to eat cereal, ends up hog-tied
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/gone-viral/os-cereal-invader-washington-20170719-story.html
 

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We had a septic inspector that used to run his real estate business during work hours. He no longer works here. Then was hired as a director, then fired again. Did I mention the reason he no longer works here is sexual harassment. We're not talking hey babe kinda stuff. More like hey look at what I can whip out in front of you.
You used to work with Louis CK???
 
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