M. Alex Johnson – Journalist at Large

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Police Blotter of the Day: Man flees taxi without paying, leaves ID and bong

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Pro tip: If you’re planning to rip off your cabbie, don’t do this:

“At 3:38 a.m. Aug. 4, in the 400 block of Poplar Drive, Porter opened the door and ran away, leaving his backpack, which the driver promptly turned over to Wilmette Police, according to the police report.

“It included:

“• A marijuana smoking device
“• A timecard with the man’s name on it
“• A t-shirt
“• A can of V8
“• A bottle of water
“• An opened tin of mint chewing tobacco
“• A blue lighter
“• Keys
“• 8 cents in change”

Full story (Chicago Tribune)

Written by Alex

August 12, 2011 at 7:05 am

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