Skip to comments.Wis. woman finds $280K of drugs in vacuum
Posted on 01/16/2011 5:37:31 AM PST by CvengrEdited on 01/16/2011 6:20:40 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
GREEN BAY, Wis. Â– A Green Bay, Wis., woman opened a Christmas present from her children to find a refurbished vacuum - and a load of drugs.
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“Ok, I’m going to have to assume the mother asked for a vacuum for Christmas.”
Or the kids knew that their mom’s vacuum was broken and needed a new one. One they could afford.
Sometimes the ‘thoughtfulness’ is in the giving.. Not the gift.
You’re absolutely right. I retract my statement. Need more coffee....
Yes!!! That was one super-snortin’ vacuum.
Was it a Heaver or an Oretch?
Can drugs survive in a vacuum?
Those who cannot afford a brand new one, those who know mom would be proud of their thrift, those who could find the brand she wanted only in a "refurbished" state.
One does wonder, however, exactly how "refurbished" it was if no one bothered to look in the vacuum cleaner bag.
How did she know it was drugs to begin with? Personal experience?
I would be happy if my kids bought me something useful and they were smart enough to get a bargain!
Well, that sure as hell beats another nose hair trimmer!........
Quoth Roger Clinton:
“Gotta get some for my brother. He has a nose like a vacuum cleaner.”
It’s a danged shame it wasn’t cash. If I found $280,000 in cash in a vacuum cleaner, I don’t think I’d be telling the world about it.
On the other hand, I would be concerned that it could be counterfeit because that could send one up the river for a long time.
The drugs - they’d have to be turned in and the authorities alerted. Probably no reward, and they would probably keep the vacuum cleaner as evidence.
All I got for my 1970 high school graduation was a dictionary. It was the very pricey Oxford English Dictionary in multiple volumes but I could’ve bought a car for that kind of money.
Gifts I have given my wife: impact wrench, welding mask. leaf blower, scope for rifle, an iron, and a stainless steel fire extinguisher with roll bar mount.
What branbd is this vacuum?
Dyson & some of those types are upwards of $400 new.
I have used a Dyson at a friend’s house-—but I cannot ever imagine using a $400 vacuum cleaner. Best one I ever owned was a Singer—I still have it, it still works & I got it in 1966— & when it was new, it was rated right behind the Kirby.
A few months ago, the wife and I were returning a bed we had borrowed for a niece’s visit. We noticed a kirby and accessories sticking out of the curbside wheelie dumpster next door, so wife went and knocked on the door. Upshot is, we ended up with a free gen 5 kirby and accessories because the lady just didn’t like it.
It goes nicely with the rainbow I picked up for 15 bucks at a garage sale- and the orek shampooer I got for 10 bucks at another one :)
He who pays the least wins! (hey! new tagline!)
What is she a pipe fitter?
Did you “borrow” them on a regular basis, or did she just say:”Here, honey, they fit you better, please keep them.”?
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