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News of the Weird

By News of the Weird

Published May 28, 2020

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Police in Gwinnett County, Georgia, finally caught up with 35-year-old Speedy Gonzalez, of Buford, on April 25.

Gonzalez had been wanted in connection with a theft in January, when multiple checks were reported stolen from a mailbox in Suwanee, the Associated Press reported.

Gonzalez allegedly cashed the checks, used the money to buy more than $3,000 worth of merchandise at Home Depot, then returned the goods for cash.

He was charged with forgery, identity theft and theft by deception. [Associated Press, 4/28/2020]

In the Sydney, Australia, suburb of Marrickville, a family has resorted to erecting a fence and a warning sign to scare away a "mystery human poo-er" who has allegedly been defecating next to their garage, United Press International reported.

"We have installed this fence and a camera to hand over to police," the sign reads.

"We understand that COVID-19 is tough on everyone but please stop (expletive) on our garage." The message also includes directions to a nearby public toilet. [United Press International, 4/28/2020]