Note & Money Exchanged for Pies in “After Hours Transaction” on Thanksgiving

A note and money were left behind when two pies were taken from a Missouri store on Thanksgiving Day, according to UPI. The store, Honey Baked Ham, had been accidentally left unlocked for the holiday. Someone entered the store, went behind the counter to the refrigerator where the pies were and removed them before leaving behind the money and the note. The note read, “Happy Thanksgiving! No one was here, and we were in desperate need of pies. Left money, took pies. Thanks!” It’s a good thing that the note and money were left, because that makes the event an “after hours transaction” instead of a burglary. The culprit could have been charged with trespassing, but the store declined to press charges. “Nothing else was missing. We believe $26 was left. Each pie cost $11. So, they even left money to cover the tax,” said one police officer.

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Posted by Ballwin Police Department on Tuesday, December 3, 2019