M. Alex Johnson – Journalist at Large

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Police Blotter of the Day: Skeleton is man’s HOV-lane buddy

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Washington State Patrol

“Since my commute was so bad, I started thinking,” says Stime, “Blow up doll, Mannequin?”

He took home a skeleton in a sweatshirt, and the rest was history.

“I had to see if it could be my carpool buddy,” says Stime, who admits using it up until he was pulled over December 20th for aggressive driving. …

When troopers stopped the driver, they found the fake passenger wearing a seat belt.

The trooper said, “Are you kidding me? No officer, I’m not kidding,” said Stime. “He pretty much told me congratulations, you’re gonna get your picture taken.”

Full story (KING-TV of Seattle)

Written by Alex

January 6, 2012 at 4:07 pm

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