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07 November 2008

Coolest Unexpected Halloween Treat. Ever.

I didn't even see this one on Drudge.
When their children returned from Halloween trick-or-treating, a couple found suspected methamphetamine and $85 in cash among their 7-year-old son's candy. Lars and Shelly Brosdahl called police, who confirmed that the substance was methamphetamine, worth up to $200 on the street.
"Yah, it was like all crystally and rolled up in a little baggie, so I thought maybe it's some of that rock candy we used to get when we were kids, you know, but then I see there's $85 all crumpled up with it and I say to Shel - 'Shel - this seems kinda funny, doncha think?' And she says 'Yah, Lars, maybe we should call someone.' So that's when we decided to call the police, just like that. Yah."


I found this story because I was looking into some other, really boring story - something completely uninteresting and surely not worth the time of any major news outlet or cable TV show to investigate. Apparently some young bi-racial couple - he a Polish-immigrant sergeant in the Marines, she an African-American, were beaten, tied-up, and executed in their home, and the suspects are 4 other (apparently Afrian-American) marines working under this very same Polish sergeant. Like I said, obviously nothing there of any interest and I don't blame anyone for not covering it in more depth. Why it gets even the perfunctory wire-service mentions it has gotten is beyond me.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ugh. What if the children had eaten it?

November 07, 2008 10:38 AM  
Blogger Figgy said...

It's okay though because robbery was the motive in the murder of the marine and his wife. Those other marines probably learned of the extravagant salaries marine sergeants earn and naturally targeted the Sarge. Thank God we can dismiss the "hate crime" aspect.

I went up to the NYT site to get the in depth story and, amazingly, there was no mention of it. They probably have a task force assigned to the story and are waiting to release the full scoop when all the data is collected.

November 07, 2008 1:03 PM  
Blogger ziel said...

figgy - The Times can't be covering run-of-the-mill stories like this. Hell, if they did, they'd be covering 4-black-marines kill-their-white-seargent and-black-wife stories non-stop, and they'd have no time to cover important stories in California like Proposition 8 protests.

November 07, 2008 6:36 PM  
Blogger ziel said...

Good Morning America has given it some good coverage, with the reporter boldly suggesting "more reporting is needed" to get to the bottom of it. Hah!

November 08, 2008 11:18 AM  

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