Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Stupid Burglars sniff deceaseds ashes thinking it was a stash of coke

The ashes were taken from a woman's home in the central Florida town of Silver Springs Shores in December the thieves took an urn containing the ashes of her father and another container with the ashes of her two Great Danes, along with electronic equipment and jewelry, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said. Stupid Burglars sniff deceaseds ashes thinking it was a stash of coke.Investigators learned what happened to the ashes after they arrested five teens in connection with another burglary attempt at a nearby home last week. Burglars snorted the cremated remains of a man and two dogs in the mistaken belief that they had stolen illegal drugs, Florida sheriff's deputies said on Wednesday.It was soon discovered that the suspects inhaled some of the ashes believing they were snorting cocaine, the sheriff's report said.The suspects mistook the ashes for either cocaine or heroin. Once they realized their error, the suspects discussed returning the remaining ashes but threw them in a lake instead because they thought their fingerprints were on the containers, sheriff's spokesman Judge Cochran said. The suspects were jailed on numerous burglary and other charges. Police divers were trying to recover the a...
[Source: News Weird Magazine]

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