And now for our selection for best Thanksgiving crimes. The top choice this year is found in Jackson, Michigan where police are looking for a 6-foot, 300-pound bald man who broke into a home and ran directly to the kitchen and stole the Thanksgiving turkey in front of the family.
The bird was also bald and around 15 pounds. Both were seen running out of the apartment building around 11 p.m.
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Then there is the quintessential Thanksgiving celebration with former mayor and former felon Marion Berry. Police were called to quell a developing riot at Berry’s annual Turkey giveaway when there were not enough birds to go around and Berry restricted the birds to people who could prove that they lived in Ward 8. According to radio reports, some people were detained by police but it is not clear if any charges were brought when things turned ugly.
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Then there are the five teenagers who will be lucky to get back home for Thanksgiving dinner after a Turkey prank put a woman in the hospital. Five teenagers on Long Island, New York first bought food with a stolen credit card and then threw a 20-pound frozen turkey out the window on a highway. It went through the car windshield for a 44-year-old woman.
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