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-Lurid Crime Tales-
When Your Criminal Plans Include a "Getaway Donkey," you might want to just rethink.
H/T Instapundit
The trio of Colombian criminals were forced to ditch their ill-gotten gains, during the 2am theft, after the animal started to bray and alerted police.

The group had managed to steal rum, oil, rice, cans of tuna and sardines from a small shop in the tiny north Caribbean town of Juan de Acosta, according to Noticias Caracol.

They planned to load the goods onto 10-year-old Xavi, who they had stolen some 12 hours before, and make their escape. But the animal let out a series of 'hee-haws' and unfortunately for the trio alerted nearby police.

They had to ditch the donkey, which was still carrying the stolen items, and ran to safety away from the officers.

Shop owner Fabio Orozco said: "They came through the roof to rob. They took rum, rice, everything."

The donkey was detained in the town police station for 12 hours until owner Orlando Olivares was notified and came to collect him. All the items that had been stolen were returned to the store.
Posted by:Beavis

#5  He heee hee hiii! Y'allz stayz back from miz rock of platinum, yu hearz!

(crazy prospector's dance)
Posted by: swksvolFF   2013-01-23 15:50  

#4  What if the donkey is rocket powered?

Then he should go to the asteroid prospectors.
Posted by: Glenmore   2013-01-23 13:53  

#3  What if the donkey is rocket powered?
Posted by: DarthVader   2013-01-23 12:36  

#2  They took rum

With a plan like this, I would expect the rum was to refill their depleted supply.
Posted by: Glenmore   2013-01-23 08:34  

#1  Should have hot-wired a Jaguar instead.
Posted by: Shipman   2013-01-23 05:26