August 11th, 2011 09:55 EST
Disgusting: Repairman Steals And Swallows Homeowner's Diamond Ring
"A Chicago-area home repairman was charged with felony theft on Tuesday after he allegedly tried to hide the evidence by gulping it down, presumably without chewing first.
Prosecutors say 30-year-old Wilfredo Gonzalez was helping remodel a home in Cicero, Illinois, last Friday when he allegedly stole a diamond ring the homeowner had left in her bathroom."
Repairmen routinely rip off homeowners, for a handyman to steal a diamond ring is adding insult to injury.
The headline for the Reuters article was "Man allegedly stole, swallowed client`s ring." The cops dragged this criminal to a hospital, where an X-ray revealed the ring in his stomach. It`s 100 percent certain that the repairman stole the ring, to use the word "allegedly" in this incident is sheer insanity. The officers retrieved the ring (don`t ask), and allegedly it was covered in excrement.
This low-down thief will have a hard time trying to get the homeowners to pay him for the remodeling work while he`s behind bars. But I suspect that he will have more pressing matters to worry about, namely trying to stay away from predatory prisoners who are allegedly trying to steal his virtue.
I bet the homeowner will sell her allegedly pristine diamond ring on eBay, and buy a new one.
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