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    Connecticut's gum control laws are having little effect on the state's gum crimes

    Chewing Gum Thefts Rising

    It sounds like a joke, like someone stealing toothpicks or thumbtacks.

    But reports of people stealing chewing gum are rising, police say. There's apparently a market for stolen gum, just as there is for expensive valuables such as jewelry or tools.

    "We've had a number of larceny cases recently involving thefts of substantial amounts of chewing gum," New Britain State's Attorney Scott Murphy said Friday. "What the motive is, we don't know. But gum thefts are increasing."

    Chewing Gum Thefts Rising -- Courant.com
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    It's weird how some crooks will specialize after they get away with something once.

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    Connecticut needs to assign some gumshoes to the case.......
    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

    Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
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    The crooks have sticky fingers!

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    Further proof that there are aliens among us!


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    I would like my country back. I used to believe that one man could never destroy this country. Not so sure anymore!

 

 

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