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#1 Hum

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 15:52

On Thursday, a South Carolina man was charged with stealing more than 5,000 boxes of Thin Mints and Shortbreads, The Associated Press reported.

Police fingered 37-year old Christopher Maurice Morton as the alleged cookie culprit who took $19,000 worth of Girl Scout cookies from a Spartanburg, S.C., warehouse.

The owner of Carey Moving and Storage reported more than 450 cases missing after an inventory was conducted on Feb. 26.

There wasn’t a trail of crumbs, but authorities were led to Morton, a truck driver at the warehouse.

Master Deputy Kevin Bobo said Morton has since been fired and charged with "breach of trust more than $10,000."

The plan behind the cookie heist still remains a mystery. But, Bobo said Greenville County sheriff deputies recovered 352 cases from behind an abandoned business.

It’s unclear what happened to the nearly 100 other cases of cookie loot.

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 15:56

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 15:57

perhaps he planned to sell the cookies like anyone else and then take the profits, or just become a big fat fatty.

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 16:00

And I thought about Tim Curry in Loaded Weapon 1 ....

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 16:03

It’s unclear what happened to the nearly 100 other cases of cookie loot.


Obviously he ate them ! :woot:

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 16:20

like a boss

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 16:24

****** is lucky he didn't steal the Caramel Delights... or jail would be the safest place for him

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 20:57

****** is lucky he didn't steal the Caramel Delights... or jail would be the safest place for him


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Posted 11 March 2013 - 21:59

They better not giving him a job in the Prison kitchen as that would be taking the biscuit

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 00:50

I know how he feels. Girl Scout cookies are the best. I am eating one right now. :p

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 01:07

^ That sounds dirty.

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 01:43

^ That sounds dirty.


Not me. :D

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 01:52

Now if he was eating Brownies, that would sound dirty.

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 02:12

I love the Thin Mints - would steal a few boxes of them lol.

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 02:41

Thin Mints are good but they've been reducing the number of cookies per box while increasing the price, so I can't blame him for stealing them. Is there an open source alternative to Thin Mints?