Ice cream thieves undone by tech tracks The Local Dish, posted by Editor, The Almanac Online, on Jun 15, 2008 at 8:22 pm
When a theft is under way, one rule that is sometimes overlooked by the criminals -- don't do something stupid that gives the game away -- was ignored again on May 24 when thieves stole 120 small containers of variously flavored ice cream from a vending machine outside the Shell station in Ladera.
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Posted by UNKNOWN, a resident of the Portola Valley: Ladera neighborhood, on Jul 1, 2008 at 1:10 pm
this is really funny. but i heard the kids went to get gas then in the heat of the moment just grabbed a ton of ice cream.
doesn't seem like a very juvenile thing to do: plot to steal ice cream then not wear masks, wave to the cameras, and buy gas with a credit card for a car that kept its license plates on during the whole thing. sounds like alcohol to me, not stupidity.