Screaming about spider leads to thief going to jail

The guards rushed toward the sound and found Quincy Hill throwing a fit “because a spider was on him.”

KFOR reports an affidavit says as the men were trying to calm Hill, they noticed his pockets seemed unusually full. A quick search revealed Hill’s cargo was stolen IDs, driver’s licenses, Social Security cards, and credit cards.

Recovering his wits after the scare, Hill told the guards all the booty came from the trash.

Uh, no.

The cards were reported stolen earlier, leading cops to deposit Hill in a spider-free jail cell facing two counts of receiving and concealing stolen property.

More here.   

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.