Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Condiment Bandit Caught
"[Mrs.] Cassidy failed to show up in court July 6 for hearings on two separate cases, including a March 20 charge of battery on arresting officer. The warrants were $1,000 each, according to the Ada County jail. She posted bail and has been released. The 74-year-old Boise woman was charged with felony malicious injury to property in June. At the time of her arrest, she was also charged with carrying a concealed weapon without a license (gun was under her car seat).
Police say Cassidy dumped maple syrup, corn syrup, ketchup and mayonnaise on library materials in a book drop at the Ada Community Library in South Boise on at least 10 occasions since May of 2009.
According to Andrea Dearden, a spokeswoman for the Ada County Sheriff's Office, Cassidy was booked into the Ada County jail on misdemeanor malicious injury to property on June 13; she was released on $300 bond. She was booked into the jail again on a felony malicious injury to property charge on June 17; she was released on June 18 after posting $10,000 bond."
I'm guessing in Boise that packets of condiments are probably a little more serious than packing heat, Idaho being the NRA-heartland and all.
I'm so happy to bring you this story of a fugitive brought to justice after all the downers of the last few days.