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Man arrested for alleged Christmas tree theft

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas tree theft -- in Indiana, at least.

According to a report from last week:

A 48-year-old man was arrested early Friday morning for allegedly stealing a Christmas tree while riding his bike home from a bar.
Police said they were looking for the source of a motor noise near the tree lot at U.S. 6 and Willowcreek Road, which was closed just after 1 a.m. Friday, when they found Phillip Menefee balancing a fir tree across the handlebars of his bicycle. The bicycle, which had a homemade motor and no lights, weaved as Menefee rode it north on Augusta and west on Gaston, where police stopped it and questioned the rider.

Read the full story on the Post-Tribune web site.

By Washington Post Editors  |  December 8, 2009; 7:03 AM ET
Categories:  Around the Nation , Offbeat  
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