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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Greetings fellow Bizarros:

You've heard of 'dine-and-dash' when you run out on a bill at a restaurant. Well, this man took the idea a little too far.

A man committed suicide by jumping into a river after running up a bill at a restaurant, according to police in Illinois.

The Algonquin Police Department said that the body of 29-year-old Ernest Prentic, was recovered in the Fox River, after a long and exhausting search.

According to the police investigation, Prentic went to the Nero's Pizza and Pub, where he had a meal. When it came time to pay, he ran out of the restaurant.

Employees of the restaurant called police at around 9:30 p.m., to report a theft. Police officers who arrived at the scene, learned that Prentic ran out of the restaurant and jumped into the Fox River.

Witnesses saw Prentic trying to swim across the river. Prentic failed to make it across the river and went over the dam. His body was recovered by a team of divers who responded to the scene.

His mother should have taught him to wait a half hour after eating before swimming.

Police said that the incident remains under investigation.


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Maryland Child Becomes Another Arcade Statistic

A boy spent about 30 minutes trapped in a claw arcade game at a hotel in Maryland before being freed. Authorities say the boy climbed through the game's prize door and could not get out. Harford County officials say the boy was trapped for about 30 minutes before the arcade machine owner arrived with a key to get him out. A spokeswoman for Harford County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association, Jenn Chenworth, said she did not know how old the boy was, or whether he received a toy for his efforts. She told the paper: “I think his biggest prize was getting released.”


It Probably Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

Firefighters were called to a fourth floor apartment in Coconut Creek, Florida, to put out a fire. The fire was ruled suspicious so police interviewed the housekeeper, 44-year-old Janette Pacheco. She admitted to police that she set a bedroom on fire after taking money from her employer. The condominium was deemed a "total loss." Pacheco admitted to setting the fire to cover up her theft of $160 from her 72-year-old employer. Pacheco was arrested on charges of arson to an occupied structure, and may face additional charges of crimes against the elderly.

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The Yuma man having sex with a horse was going to face only two charges, but the mare pushed for cruelty 'cause she didn't get off... Don

What was the mare wearing? How do we know that the horse wasn't asking for it? Did she laugh at his (lack of) horse dick? Once you go horse, you'll never go back? -Scott
[Once you go horse... it's a matter of course.]

LEWIS; That thar 20-year-old Christopherson Maynes fellow may be a redneck, eh? But is having sex with a horse truly animal cruelty? How do we know that the horse didn't enjoy it? Will Chris now have to register as a sex offender and stay away from all stables? -R.S.

Obviously the swan was an ice sculpture. It probably melted before it was recovered. -David
[Thank God, a comment NOT related to horse sex.]

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