I reread this post from 2006 and just had to share my laughter with you....
These are from a local newspaper's Police Blotter section, a sort of collection of the lighter side of crime in our area. We had to laugh, and yet we both wished this was the only side of crime around here...
A _____ Blvd. resident complained that there were 10 teenagers hanging from tree branches near the playground and wanted them removed before the trees were damaged.
Suspicious people with a vehicle were reported on ____ Road. A man and a woman were in the vehicle taking videos of passing cars with a video recorder. They then removed items from the trunk and went into the park, the complainant sad. Police learned they were aspiring artists making a home video.
A ____Lane resident was suspicious of a man wearing a hard hat and walking around in the backyard with a ladder. Police reported that he was a Time Warner Cable repairman.
A _____ Drive resident complained that his son's ex-girlfriend took out a lot of library books under his daughter's name and was refusing to take them back.
A person reported missing from a facility on ____ Road was never missing but in a different bed.
A _____ Ct. resident reported an unknown man was on the side of the house. It was her neighbor who was inspecting his siding.
Four adults on bikes collided on _____ Road. Minor injuries to all were reported.
On _____ Drive, a resident reported someone took the hose from his pool and replaced it with another one that wasn't as long.