Published: October 01, 2008 | News Blog | 1079 Clicks
A group of suspected thieves in Kern County may need to learn the concept of "unmarked bills."
A restaurant known as The Homestead in the high desert town of Inyokern had a tradition of customers hanging dollar bills on its walls, usually inscribing them with messages and other distinguishing details.
Katherine Lambeth, 50, of Cloverhill Drive allowed a man named "G" to borrow her 1980 Oldsmobile, Officer Shawn Haney reported. In exchange, she received from him $50 worth of crack cocaine and a promise to return the car by 5 p.m. last Saturday. When he didn't return the car as promised, she reported her car missing Monday. The car is valued at $1,500.
In July 1994, Los Angeles authorities charged Mickey Rourke with spousal abuse. Rourke allegedly kicked and hit his wife, Carre Otis; however, the charges were later dropped.