The Blotter: Power struggle July 06 2007
A man on Crew Street said another man, who is house-sitting at the home next door, is stealing power from him. A police officer arrived, and saw an orange extension cord running from the manâ€™s house to the house next door. The officer went to the house next door and knocked. The house-sitter, a 47-year-old man, freely admitted to taking power from the manâ€™s house. He said, â€œAll the man had to do was ask me to unplug the cord, and I would have done it. I was only listening to the radio.â€ Also, the male house-sitter had a black purse with ladybugs on it. He said the ladybug purse did not belong to him, and he found it in the yard that morning.
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