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City in Crisis: Akron Man Pooping on Cars in Ohio

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The Bowel Movement Bandit is an Akron man who poops on cars in Ohio

The “Bowel Movement Bandit” provides a very literal review of the Dodge Neon’s design
Source: Akron Police

Just when Ohioans thought they were finished scraping snow and ice off of their windshields, a new type of falling debris is threatening vehicles in the Buckeye State. Specifically, the city of Akron is under siege from a mysterious man who is pooping on cars.

To quote the Joker, “This town needs an enema.”

The unidentified Florida man (sorry, force of habit) Akronite, dubbed “The Bowel Movement Bandit,” has pooped on 19 different cars parked in various driveways all over the Rubber City.

Wow, 19 cars? Like, in the past few days? Either this man is refueling on Swenson’s cheeseburgers at an alarming rate, or he has a serious problem (and perhaps both).

The other possibility is that there is more than one Bowel Movement Bandit currently painting the town brown. Yes, I’m proposing the possibility of a second pooper. Because how could one man’s fecal matter end up in 19 distinct places?

That, sir, is one magic dookie.

Akron Police recently caught a break in the case when a man photographed the Bowel Movement Bandit defecating on/improving the look of a second-gen Dodge Neon early this past Wednesday morning (he reportedly does his business between 5:30 and 6:30 am). If you recognize the man in the photo, please start associating with a better class of people. And then call the Akron Police at 330-375-2552 to report your crime-stopper’s tip.

If all else fails, perhaps the Hardly Boys can sift through the evidence and finger the culprit.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly implied that the Bowel Movement Bandit had pooped on 19 cars over the course of a few days. In fact, he has pooped on 19 cars since May of 2012, for an average of 6.33 car poops per year. No wonder used cars are so cheap there.

News Source: NewsNet5

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    Patrick Grieve was born in Southwestern Ohio and has lived there all of his life, with the exception of a few years spent getting a Creative Writing degree in Southeastern Ohio. He loves to take road trips, sometimes to places as distant as Northeastern or even Northwestern Ohio. Patrick also enjoys old movies, shopping at thrift stores, going to ballgames, writing about those things, and watching Law & Order reruns. He just watches the original series, though, none of the spin-offs. And also only the ones they made before Jerry Orbach died. Season five was really the peak, in his opinion. See more articles by Patrick.