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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Greetings fellow Bizarros:

A South Carolina woman expecting a new yoga mat opened a package that arrived at her home and instead discovered $400,000 worth of illicit prescription drugs.

The Rock Hill Police Department said the woman thought the package was a new yoga mat when it was handed to her by the mail carrier. The woman opened the box and found it actually contained nearly 20,000 pills of opiate drug oxycodone.

The woman turned the package and its contents over to police, who passed them along to the York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit.

Marvin Brown, commander of the unit, said each pill has a street value of about $20, bringing the package's total worth to approximately $400,000.

Brown said the package was intended for the woman's former address, a currently vacant apartment, but was forwarded by the U.S. Postal Service. He said such drug packages are often mailed to vacant residences, where the intended recipient will wait for them to arrive.

"The dealers weren't as intelligent as they thought they were," Brown said.

The box was shipped from Newport Beach, Calif. Police said the oxycodones are likely counterfeits pressed into pills from powder in Mexico.

The investigation is ongoing.

Bizarrely,
Lewis

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A man who wanted to look cool in the eyes of his girlfriend, stole his uncle's police uniform and cruiser. Deputy Yoandy Miranda of Florida, told investigators that someone broke into his locked bedroom and his patrol car while he was out of town over the weekend. He found the burglary to be bizarre as no valuables were stolen. However, he did not have to wait long to solve the mystery. On Sunday, Belleview Police Department officer Sergeant Bobby Levay contacted Deputy Miranda about a disturbance call that took place on Saturday. When they met, Sergeant Levay realized that Deputy Miranda he had met on Saturday, was not the same deputy that was standing in front of him. After reviewing surveillance videos, Deputy Miranda saw his nephew, 18-year-old Isael Ibrain Lima, wearing his uniform and driving his vehicle. Police released a dashcam video, showing Lima initiating a traffic stop with his uncle's patrol car. A person, who is allegedly his girlfriend, was in the car with Lima. The person was heard saying that she recorded the traffic stop. Lima was arrested and charged with several offenses, including impersonating a law enforcement officer.

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A lonely man who was unable to find a woman willing to go out on a date with him, broke into a home in order to have the company of a woman. Police in Pennsylvania, said that 39-year-old Sean Patrick Haller of Stewartstown, did not want to drink alcohol alone so he forced his way into a woman's home. Haller, who was already drunk, brought along two 12-packs of beer and sat down at a table at the home of Carrie Harding, to drink the beverage. Harding, who did not know the suspect, was concerned for the safety of her children and asked the stranger to leave, but he refused. At some point, Haller fell into the table and broke a glass plant holder and a glass lamp. The woman called police to remove Hallar from her home. When Hallar was arrested, police found three Xanax pills in his possession. He now faces charges of criminal trespass, possession of a controlled substance, defiant trespass, loitering and prowling at nighttime, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness. There is no plan for a second date.




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You would think that people who run a daycare out of their home would know better than to have a gun in the house. Especially where one of the children could get ahold of it. I have a feeling these people are not going to be running a daycare any longer. -Chris


Poor kid! That sucks that a 20-year-old needs a pace-maker. She deserves a little good luck in her life.

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