Andrew J. Hewett

Monday, October 12, 2015

WEIRD, BIZARRE and UNUSUAL (.1344)



THIS COULD BACK-FIRE

Hoping to increase drug arrests, the Franklin County Kentucky sheriff’s office posted a page on Facebook asking dealers to reduce their competition by turning in other drug dealers. At the bottom it asks “suppliers” to fill out information giving the dealer’s name and vehicle. (http://www.sfgate.com/news/crime/article/Sheriff-s-office-asks-drug-dealers-to-turn-in-6423320.php)

KENTUCKY FRIED LEFTOVER

A lady in Clinton, Mass., Andrea Martin, who specializes in chicken rehabilitation and rescue, is paying Tufts University's Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine $2,500 for an artificial leg for a feathered friend named Cecily. But first, Emi Knafo, a specialist in avian orthopedics, will amputate Cecily's deformed right leg, making use of the artificial appendage possible. (http://news.yahoo.com/massachusetts-womans-chicken-getting-2-500-prosthetic-leg-120221957.html)

THIS STAR’S BEHIND BARS
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) —  The News Tribune reports that 44-year-old Jason Stange, a convicted bank robber, had played a leading role in the movie "Marla Mae," a low-budget horror movie. A Washington state newspaper ran a story about the movie. That’s how he got recognized and arrested. (http://news.yahoo.com/fugitives-role-horror-film-leads-arrest-174931772.html)

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