Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Tales from our Former 'Hood . . . .

More vindication of our decision to vacate our former Florida locale for a somewhat more civilized Vancouver, BC, Canada:

Police: Burglar showers, tells residents ‘Obama let him in'

November 28, 2009

_________ - A man accused of breaking into a ________ home and taking a shower reportedly told residents who showed up “President Obama let him in” the house.

According to a ________ Police Department report, St. Petersbug resident Donald Leon May, 48, entered a home in the 400 block of East Railroad Avenue Nov. 18 through an unlocked back door and took a shower.

While in the shower, two juvenile children who lived at the house entered with a friend. Thinking their dad was home, one of the children entered the bathroom and “saw a male in the shower who was not his father,” the report states.

“The male in the shower stated ‘Obama let him in’” and told the boy to “get out,” the report continues.

The children ran to a neighbor’s house and called police. When they arrived May was still in the house with nothing on but a “towel wrapped around his lower body,” the report states.

May declined to comment when interrogated by police other than to say, “The Yellow Brick Road brought him to __________,” according to the report.

Three days before the incident, May was arrested for trespassing and failure to leave the premises at another property.

He was released from the ___________ County Jail on the trespassing charge two hours before his Nov. 18 arrrest.

May is is charged with felony burglary to an occupied dwelling and petty theft.

Looks like he may have been the Scarecrow without a brain on that Yellow Brick Road.

Counting the ways we are fortunate to have escaped.

Counting the ways . . . .

H/T "drf"


Vancouver Isle Doug said...

Nice pic. I presume that is not the burglar? HAHA!

Yup, I see news stories all the time that make me glad I live where I live. My trip to WI back in Aug sure opened my eyes also! Things just seemed SO different, even though I still knew where I was going.

West End Bob said...

No, Doug. That is the burglar.

That was one thing hard to leave back there.

Yeah, right . . . .