Brickbat: To Catch a Thief

Astral MediaAstral MediaGirls at California's Linden High School grew upset at the repeated thefts from their lockers during gym class. So one of them, Justine Betti, decided to hide in one of the lockers and catch the thief in action. She managed to record on video one of the teachers going through the girls' bags and apparently taking something out of one of them. When she went to the principal with the video, he told her he'd investigate it but said she should erase the video. Fortunately, she'd already sent a copy to her dad. The teacher is now on administrative leave while the school investigates the thefts.

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    And the teacher would have gotten away with it if it wasn't for those meddling kids.

  • John Galt||

    roh roh

  • John Galt||

    Soiled panties mmm tasty.

  • ||

    Where's Matt Damon to explain why this wouldn't happen if teachers were paid more?

  • John Galt||

    Matt is busy fellating Hugo Chavez' rotting corpse, he'll be back later.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    If the girl's frequent use of "like" in her speech is any indication of the student body in general, it's the school's grammar teacher who should be tossed in jail.

  • Ted S.||

    Overusing "like" isn't bad grammar. It's either bad usage or bad syntax.

  • Night Elf Mohawk||

    It seems as if some structural rules are being ignored or misused. That sounds a bit like grammar, too.

  • Counterfly||

    If it weren't for the teacher's union, she'd be saying 'coma' or whatever Spanish verbal crutch is the equivalent.

  • Ted S.||

    It could be worse: you could find a naked tennis player in your locker.

  • phandaal||

    The guy's description is awesome.

    "He was looking at me, I was looking at him. I said, 'What the hell are you doing here?'"

    "He said to me, 'I'm trying to get positive energy from you. You're winning a lot of matches this year'," said Ljubicic.

    "The locker, it's not a big locker, it's a small locker. It's not easy to get in that locker, I'm telling you.

    "He is not a small guy [but] very flexible. Very, very flexible."

  • SumpTump||

    Sometoimes man ypou just gota throw your hands up in the air!

  • db||

    Drones are for your own good, kids. You could get hurt if Mommy and Daddy or their assigned proxies aren't around to keep you out of trouble all the time. Believe me, you thank us when you grow out of this rebellious "liberty" phase.

  • Eduard van Haalen||

    "When she went to the principal with the video, he told her he'd investigate it but said she should erase the video."

    Nothing says a commitment to a full investigation than wanting to eliminate the best evidence.

  • Flemur||

  • mr lizard||

    Wow. I kinda feel sorry or that lady. I say we just string up the principal and just have the teacher give restitution


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