TODAY’S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .
Mechanics at a Nissan dealership in Riverside, California, who were caught driving a customer’s car through a drive-thru where the customer worked.
A Taco Bell manager was shocked to see someone drive his car through his restaurant’s drive-thru.
But the manager called the dealership instead of the cops and they fired the mechanics.
They also offered him about $3,000 worth of free repairs and upgrades.
AND THEN THERE’S …..
Daycare workers at Faith of Life Learning Center in Chesterfield, Virginia, who allegedly locked a 2-year-old boy inside after closing time and went home for the night.
The boy’s mother arrived to pick up her son before its scheduled closing time of 6:00 p.m., but found all of the employees were gone and the door locked.
After ringing the bell for sometime, she called police.
Police broke one of the center’s windows to rescue the unharmed child and reunite him with his mother.
Police also learned that a side door was unlocked.
The furious mother said, “Anyone could have walked in and swiped her child.”
Police and the Department of Social Services are investigating the incident.
OR HOW ABOUT …..
A carjacker in Omaha, Nebraska, who failed after he couldn’t adjust the seat to get his tall frame into the driver’s seat.
The unidentified man tried to carjack a woman, but she had moved the seat up next to the steering wheel because she’s only five feet tall.
He asked her how to adjust it, but she said she didn’t know.
Since he couldn’t figure it out himself, he gave up and ran away.
OKAY, ONE MORE …..
The “Boston Globe,” which had a typo on Twitter that caused a stink among followers.
The Tweet said “investifarted” instead of investigated.
The original Tweet said, “Ed Reinhold, FBI, says FBI has investifarted about 70 leads already.”
Realizing the error, they later Tweeted, “As policy we does not delete typographical errors on Twitter, but do correct #investifarted.”