"Drop The Gum!"

Police in Connecticut have arrested a man they say has a several-pack-a-day habit -- of Orbit gum.

Twenty-one-year-old Kenneth McManus of Stratford has been charged with stealing hundreds of packs of the chewing gum.

Fairfield police say McManus turned himself in Thursday. He is accused of stealing 175 packs of gum worth more than $500 from a Shaw's supermarket in Fairfield in January.

Police say he also faces larceny charges of stealing $200 worth of gum from the Shaw's in Stratford and $75 worth of gum from a CVS store in Bridgeport. McManus is free on bond.

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  • by Ashley Location: washington on Mar 7, 2009 at 02:17 PM
    stealing is wrong 100..but people please if your going to steal anyways and there is 1% chance of getting caught dont go to jail over a pack or 200 of gum....go big..
  • by Dave on Mar 7, 2009 at 12:13 PM
    Now that is what I call a sticky situation.

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