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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Police were called after two women posed as workers from a cable television company to gain access into a home, where they robbed a woman.

Authorities in Massachusetts, said that 29-year-old Lily B. Bodenlos and an accomplice robbed the home of the elderly woman.

The women sprayed pepper spray on her face and tied her up before taking more than $8,000 in cash, several bottles of prescription pills and a key to the woman's safe.

According to detectives, Bodenlos, who is from Naugatuck, Connecticut, forgot something very important in the house, her resume.

After arriving at the victim's home, detectives in Springfield found a folder with Bodenlos' history, telephone number and email address in the first-floor bathroom, according to the arrest report.

Three weeks later, Bodenlos and her accomplice, Melissa Mimitz, 37, from Newington, Connecticut, were arrested and charged with seven felony counts, including possession of firearms, armed robbery, possession of firearms, and kidnapping.


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*-- I Know a Little Romanian; He's Over There --*

It was a mystery that had police puzzled for a while: a rash of thefts reported by passengers who had taken the 75-minute bus trip between Paris and Beauvais airport. A driver has been credited with helping crack the case after he spotted a suspicious suitcase being loaded onto his bus as he prepared to drive from Paris to the airport. Acting on his tip-off about a large brown bag that appeared to be moving on its own, police at Beauvais pounced on a Romanian man who picked up the suitcase and a smaller black rucksack as he arrived. After arresting him, detectives found an accomplice hidden inside the case who, once alone in the baggage hold during the trip, would pull a strap to unzip himself and then begin his thieving. Both men, aged around 40, were from Romania and had criminal records for theft.


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A British man's heart stopped after he accidentally swallowed a 6-inch long Dover sole on a fishing trip in Boscombe, in southern England. The man, 28, who was not named, went into cardiac arrest after the fish jumped in his mouth, blocking his throat. However, paramedics were able to clear his airway after drawing the sole free with forceps. Matt Harrison, an emergency responder for the South Western Ambulance Service, said he was on the scene in under two minutes. When he arrived on the dimly lit pier where the man was fishing, a friend of the man’s was already performing CPR. This friend, also not named, told Harrison the 28-year-old had jokingly placed a fish he had just caught over his mouth. The sole then wriggled free and jumped in. "It was clear that we needed to get the fish out or this patient was not going to survive the short journey to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital," Harrison said. After six attempts, the fish finally came out in one piece. To the paramedic's amazement, it was a whole Dover sole, measuring about 6 inches. After the patient arrived at hospital, he was able to respond to some questions, and has since made a full recovery.

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LEWIS; Did that drunk driver Clairet Birdsall-Lopez believe that when she showed the cops her bare breasts she'd be awarded some Jerry beads? --R.S.

I guess that Florida woman who showed the traffic cop her tits must not have had a very impressive pair, because apparently he arrested her. She should ask her plastic surgeon for a refund.

Boy, you've got to be careful when you pull a gun in Detroit. It seems like people are offing each other in record numbers all over the country. I'm glad I live in California, where it's nice and safe.

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