xxxNews Of The Weirdxxx
Bizarre but true stories about real people collected by syndicated columnist Chuck Shepherd.
Recent drivers who decided, for reasons known only to them, to get naked before taking the wheel:
–(1) A woman, her toddler and her mother (all naked), Norwood, N.Y., sitting in a parked car (February).
–(2) John Persico, Providence, R.I., smashed into several cars naked (February).
–(3) Natalie Peterson, 23, Roy, Utah, shucked her clothes after an argument with her aunt (March).
–(4) Eric Wayne, 57, Pocono Township, Pa. (An officer who knew him said Wayne “tends to get a little weird” when he’s been without sex) (arraigned in March).
–(5) A man and woman, ages 59 and 70, Cologno al Serio, Italy (joyriding nude) (March).
A 40-year-old man in Cedarburg, Wis., was arrested on suspicion of DUI when police noticed the severed hose of a gas station pump sticking out of his car’s fuel door. (It belonged to a Kwik Trip station.)
Daniel Nordell, 52, with a history of DUI, was arrested in March when police saw him driving through downtown Waupaca, Wis., in reverse (because he said the other gears wouldn’t work).
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