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02-15-09, 03:21 PM #1
DNA on Doughnut Helps Nab Indiana Suspect
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. --
Police believe a church burglary has been solved through DNA found on a half-eaten doughnut. A 22-year-old man was charged with burglary in the January 2007 break-in at Woodhaven Christian Church. Police said a number of musical instruments were taken, but officers found a box of doughnuts in the church's kitchen and noticed a bite had been taken from one of the doughnuts.
Deputies sent the half-eaten doughnut to the Indiana State Police lab for testing. Authorities received confirmation in November that DNA left on the treat matched the man, who is serving a prison sentence at the Branchville Correctional Facility for an unrelated home burglary.
02-15-09, 03:52 PM #2
Never mess with the donuts!"If everyone is thinking alike, then someone isn't thinking." -Gen. George S. Patton
02-15-09, 10:02 PM #3
How much do you bet that the suspect will say that the Police forced him to take a bite of the doughnut and then planted it at the scene.
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