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Busted! Real Stories of Genuine Absurdity May/June 2024

James L. McClinton, Ph.D. A pooch pirate…better than a cat burglar… A doorbell camera captured the moment when a Tennessee homeowner’s package was stolen from their front porch. A woman in Tennessee who was waiting for an Amazon delivery learned that the package she ordered was taken by an unexpected porch pirate. The homeowner received an E-mail notice from Amazon stating that one of her packages had been delivered. She then reviewed her doorbell app which showed the thief committing…

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BUSTED! Real Stories of Genuine Absurdity November/December 2022

James L. McClinton, Ph. D. He needs to rethink his mass marketing strategy… An 18-year-old suspected drug dealer in Florida was arrested after asking a county commissioner if he wanted to buy cocaine in a “random text message.” The Flagler County Commissioner alerted the sheriff’s office that he received a text from someone offering to sell him an “eight ball” of cocaine. Detectives took screenshots of the text conversation between him and the suspect, then traced his number. The Commissioner…