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Published:December 7th, 2011 14:10 EST

Cops Bust Gang of Kids Who Targeted Bass-Shaped Mailboxes

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Police in Wisconsin said they have busted a group of teenage thieves who have been targeting bass-shaped mailboxes.

New Berlin police said the 10 New Berlin West High School students, who called themselves the "Bass Hunters," were found to be behind the thefts, which began in August, and seven of the stolen mailboxes were recovered."



I can`t believe that in Wisconsin, or anywhere else in the world for that matter, there`s more than one bass-shaped mailbox. I am older than dirt, and I have lived in San Francisco, the most sophisticated city in the world, as well as a small city in Virginia, and I have never, I repeat never, laid my eyes on a bass-shaped mailbox.

I also find it amazing that there are ten kids who share a fetish for stealing bass-shaped mailboxes. There must be nothing to do in New Berlin but twiddle your thumbs or steal bass-shaped mailboxes.

It boggles the mind that the local police mounted "a good thorough investigation" to solve the case of the missing bass mailboxes. There must not be any crime to speak of in the sleepy little town of New Berlin!

I just did a Google image search of "bass mailbox", and there are over 380,000 results! What kind of a screwed-up world do we live in?

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