Sewer-grate attracting thieves

Sewer-grate attracting thieves

There are 3 comments on the The Cincinnati Enquirer story from May 9, 2008, titled Sewer-grate attracting thieves. In it, The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that:

“I had a good description of (the suspect) and his car, so on a hunch I drove over to River Metals (Recycling) in Newport, the closest scrap yard”

A Morning View man will spend the next month in jail after he was caught selling the latest hot commodity for Northern Kentucky thieves - storm-sewer grates. via The Cincinnati Enquirer

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Grammar Police

Covington, KY

#1 Jun 12, 2008
Perhaps the metal is not being stolen at all.
There is a subset of people with a condition known as hemochromatosis. People with this disease store large amounts of extra iron in their body. When people with hemochromatosis are exposed to strong magnetic fields from MRI scanners, it causes them to become polarized, with their head and feet becoming different poles of the magnet. This enables them to attract anything metal. These poor people are walking around NKY and getting hit in the head with large metal grates and you want to accuse them of stealing them? Maybe they can't remove them from their body! There are, however, plusses to being magnetized. For instance, you can take iron filings and make a very handsome beard or a wacky hairdo.
dumb blonde

Radcliff, KY

#2 Jun 13, 2008
poor folks! How do they get through the airport or the courthouses?
Parker

Cincinnati, OH

#3 Jun 1, 2009
Grammar Police wrote:
Perhaps the metal is not being stolen at all.
There is a subset of people with a condition known as hemochromatosis. People with this disease store large amounts of extra iron in their body. When people with hemochromatosis are exposed to strong magnetic fields from MRI scanners, it causes them to become polarized, with their head and feet becoming different poles of the magnet. This enables them to attract anything metal. These poor people are walking around NKY and getting hit in the head with large metal grates and you want to accuse them of stealing them? Maybe they can't remove them from their body! There are, however, plusses to being magnetized. For instance, you can take iron filings and make a very handsome beard or a wacky hairdo.
Lmao! I looked this disease up and it really exists! Lol!

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