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Discarded Girl Scout Cookie Box Helps Police Find Their Man
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Discarded Girl Scout Cookie Box Helps Police Find Their Man

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Discarded Girl Scout Cookie Box Helps Police Find Their Man

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A motorcyclist took authorities in California on a high-speed chase. Along the way, he tossed a box of Girl Scout cookies. The note inside and eye witnesses helped authorities find the suspect.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. In "Hansel and Gretel," a trail of crumbs led to a gingerbread house. For California police, it was Girl Scout cookies that led them to their man. A motorcyclist had taken them on a high-speed chase, tossing a box of Thin Mints as he got away. And inside? A handwritten thank-you note from the Girl Scouts and a phone number for where to buy more. They called the number. And you might say it was another good deed that Girl Scouts have done. It's MORNING EDITION.

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