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Weird Crime: Stolen Hair, Eating a Joint

Check out these unusual police stories from around Eastern Pennsylvania.

Weird Crime: Stolen Hair, Eating a Joint

By Nate Adams

How Much Hair Does $210 Buy?: A Philadelphia woman told police that an unknown person stole $210 worth of hair from her home on Montana Street on Aug. 21.  Get the full story from Chestnut Hill Patch here.

Not a Great Dinner: In an attempt to conceal it, Lower Saucon Township Police say a Malvern, Chester County, man ate a lit marijuana joint he had been smoking.  Read the full story here.

Phone Scammers Getting Bold:The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department (MCSD) is warning citizens of a telemarketing scam involving individuals who identify themselves as sheriff’s deputies and harass potential victims to get personal information, which could lead to identity theft. Get the full story here

About this column: OMG PD reviews the surprising, shocking, stunning and occasionally silly police-related incidents reported by Eastern Pennsylvania Patch sites over the last week. All people mentioned in these stories are innocent until proven guilty. Charges and arrests do not indicate guilt. Reach out to Nate at nathana@patch.com with questions about this column.

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