Police 'Free' Couple From Unlocked Closet

They were apparently in there for 2 days
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Suggested by Dr.Benway
Posted Jan 2, 2015 5:16 PM CST
Updated Jan 4, 2015 7:00 PM CST
Police 'Free' Couple From Unlocked Closet
Amber Campbell and John Arwood were charged with trespassing.   (Volusia County Branch Jail)

Nobody seems to be able to figure this one out: Police in Daytona Beach, Fla., responded to a call of distress earlier this week from Daytona State College, tracked the phone's location to a janitor's closet, opened the door, and let out a man and a woman, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The pair claimed to have been chased into the closet two days earlier and said they couldn't get out. Except that when an officer went inside the closet to see for himself, he found that the door didn't lock. He easily reopened it.

Now the nasty part: Police found human feces inside the closet. They did not find drugs, but the Sentinel reports that they found "copper scouring pads sometimes used to smoke crack" (although it is a janitor's closet, notes Gawker). Officers also reported detecting the "odor of meth," reports WFTV. John Arwood, 31, and Amber Campbell, 25, were charged with trespassing, and Campbell got an additional charge of violating her parole. (More weird crimes stories.)

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