OMG PD: $100 in Stolen Meat, Stolen Pants
Check out these unusual crime stories from the Greater Philadelphia area.
Maybe Someone Has a Pet Tiger: According to a report from Ardmore Patch, a 52-year-old Baltimore woman attempted to smuggle almost $100 in meat out of the area's new GIANT supermarket on Sunday, July 22. Read the full story here.
She Must Not Know Her Way Around the Area: According to a report from Bryn Mawr Patch, a 21-year-old Connecticut resident was cited for public drunkenness after police noticed her "staggering along the 1200 block of West Lancaster Avenue in Rosemont." When police approached her, she told them she was walking to South Street. She registered .22 on a preliminary breath test and was cited for public drunkenness. Read the full story here.
At Least he Wasn't Wearing the Pants: According to a report from Mt. Airy, an unknown person walked into a home on the 1200 block of East Duval Street and took a pair of pants, while their owner slept on the couch. The man asleep on the couch claims he left the front door open to let a breeze in. The pants, which were laying on a table while he slept, contained $1,300, a wallet, four credit cards, assorted IDs and keys to a 2012 Cadillac. Read the complete blotter here.
About this column: OMG PD reviews the surprising, shocking, stunning and occasionally silly police-related incidents reported by Greater Philadelphia Patch sites over the last week. All people mentioned in these stories are innocent until proven guilty. Charges and arrests do not indicate guilt. Reach out to Nate Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about this column.