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Applebee’s waitress asks patron
for ID, gets own stolen driver’s
license in return

Yahoo News, by Dylan Stableford

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Posted By:Hooverdog, 3/7/2013 2:49:48 PM

Imagine you´re a waitress, out with friends on a night off, when you lose your wallet. Cash, credit cards, driver´s license—all gone. Your bank later informs you that checks are being issued in your name. It´s a pain, but you carry on. Two weeks later, you´re at work when four people walk in and sit in your section. They start ordering drinks. You ask to see their IDs. A woman in the group hands a driver´s license to you. You look down, and it´s yours.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 3/7/2013 3:08:10 PM     (No. 9213468)

Candidate for Leno´s "stupid criminals".

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Reply 2 - Posted by: beth, 3/7/2013 3:11:49 PM     (No. 9213481)

I love this story. Wonderful! The waitress is to be commended for the way she handled this.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: jimK1, 3/7/2013 3:16:46 PM     (No. 9213488)

Karma, you just have to watch out for it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: schnapps, 3/7/2013 3:22:50 PM     (No. 9213506)

I´m not as nice as Priddy. I would have pee´d in the margarita.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: sg, 3/7/2013 4:00:24 PM     (No. 9213583)

Darwin at work...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tarheeltexan, 3/7/2013 4:06:37 PM     (No. 9213597)



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Reply 7 - Posted by: tarheeltexan, 3/7/2013 4:07:38 PM     (No. 9213600)

You mean Applebee´s didn´t fire this waitress for not giving this "customer" good service?


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 3/7/2013 4:13:59 PM     (No. 9213614)

The thief is 26 years old, and didn´t have a license of her own? Illegal alien?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Kingbubo, 3/7/2013 4:23:17 PM     (No. 9213636)

26 and using a fake id? Eyedrops in the drink?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Moonspinner, 3/7/2013 4:56:38 PM     (No. 9213692)

As Gomer would say: Citizen´s Arrest! Citizen´s Arrest!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Susannah, 3/7/2013 6:39:54 PM     (No. 9213861)

#9, the thief might have had her own licensed revoked.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 3/7/2013 6:59:37 PM     (No. 9213882)

Even when they are of legal age, some people still don´t look it and to be safe are carded. Very happy that this waitress got her ID back.

Having worked for over 4 years in a credit union, I have witnessed first hand the h*ll that victims go through when their ID or checkbook is stolen. Some cases take years to resolve and can tank your good credit.

Take very good care of your stuff Ldotters.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: saguni, 3/7/2013 7:08:02 PM     (No. 9213891)

About two decades ago, while working at a bank in LA County, the drive-up teller siting next to me had a check sent in to be cashed.

She looked at her name on the check, and alerted me, saying the check order she´d placed 3 weeks before had not arrived at her home. While she was slowly "helping" that customer, I slipped away, told the branch manager and security guard, who blocked the woman´s car, front and back, to await the police.

Sometimes, a thief just can´t catch a break. This article makes me wonder...did that woman even look at "her" picture on the driver´s license??

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/8/2013 12:42:49 AM     (No. 9214205)

Are criminals dumb or just more brazen than ever ? They have no fear today.

Recently, Something happen that jogged my memory back ten years. Waiting to be called as the next customer and had a woman behind me going yakkedy yak on her phone and getting closer and closer and even went behind me when I was called. Then I realized she saw I had a credit card in my hand. I turned the machine completely around when I used it. I was so shocked at her behavior that I didn´t give her the line I gave a kid once: "I need three feet of personal space and you are in it."
The clerk was very young and inexperienced so she didn´t tell her to get back behind the line.

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