Teen 'Troll' Rolled Joints With Bridge Tolls, Police Say

A Colorado teenager created a toll bridge, or rather a "troll" bridge. Robert Hibbs allegedly told bikers and joggers he was a troll and demanded one dollar to cross. When an off-duty sheriff's deputy refused to pay, Hibbs allegedly attacked the deputy. Once police arrested Hibbs, they found he was rolling marijuana joints with his one-dollar bills.

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Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. A Colorado teenager created a toll bridge, or rather a troll bridge. Robert Hibbs allegedly told bikers and joggers he was a troll who owned a bridge. He demanded one dollar to cross. Then an off-duty sheriff's deputy refused to pay, so Hibbs allegedly did what trolls have done since the start of time. He attacked the deputy with a broken golf club. Once police arrested Mr. Hibbs, they found he was rolling marijuana joints with his one-dollar bills. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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Correction July 10, 2008

This story, which we presented as recent news, turned out to be two years old.

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