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...But I Got It Back!

posted at 12:39 am
on May. 13, 2006

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As faithful readers will remember, I had a bicycle stolen from my garage just before Christmas by some Grinch wanna-be asshole.

Well, I received a wonderful call today from the police department.

Side note: Why does a call from the police always immediately fill a person with dread?  I mean, I don’t have a hobo in my freezer or anything, so what’s to worry about?

Anyway, police officer tells me that he arrested a guy (he meant a “perp”) riding my bicycle (he meant “my ride”) and that the city needed it until the end of the week in case they decided to move forward with the charges against this guy.  I asked what charges, and he said “Possession of stolen property”

Which means my bike could be “Exhibit A”!

But it’s unlikely that the case will go to trial, in which case I’ll have it back shortly.

It’s clearly in good enough condition to be ridden, so all I have to do is wash the junkie pee off it and bam, I’m back on two wheels!

Hooray, justice system!


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