Thursday, December 08, 2005

Over the top

Did you see this? The headline screamed, "Woman Allegedly Hires Hit Man for Cheese." Huh?
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - In an unusual case of mistaken identity, a woman who thought a block of white cheese was cocaine is charged with trying to hire a hit man to rob and kill four men. The woman also was mistaken about the hit man. He turned out to be an undercover police officer.
Okay, she thought the cheese was cocaine? Perhaps she'd had a bit too much herself.
Jessica Sandy Booth, 18, was arrested over the weekend and remains in jail with bond set at $1 million on four charges of attempted murder and four counts of soliciting a murder.

According to police, Booth was in the Memphis home of the four intended victims last week when she mistook a block of queso fresco cheese for cocaine — inspiring the idea to hire someone to break into the home, take the drugs, and kill the men.
Clearly, Ms. Booth is very bright. N O T.

I wonder if she's a high school dropout? Anyone like to place a bet?

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