“My dad, the getaway car driver!”

“My dad, the getaway car driver!”

You’ve heard the expression, “be careful what you wish for?” In this case, it’s “be careful what you SIGN for! An elderly couple in Australia mistakenly signed for a package sent to the wrong address, and they soon discovered it contained 10-million-dollars worth of meth. The pair, living in a suburb of Melbourne, quickly called police about the 44-pound box of drugs. Police seized the bundle and tracked down the suspect responsible for sending it. It could have turned into an octogenarian, “Breaking Bad!”

CBS claims Lewiston, Maine resident Joseph Tilton recently asked his dad to drive him to the bank to cash a check. His dad, kindly said, “OK.” His son comes out of the bank. They drive a little way, when the cops stop them. Dad wasn’t aware that he was driving the getaway car in a bank robbery, executed by his son. The son was arrested, Dad was not.

And finally,

The NY Post says Dixieland Preserves is selling the droppings of a former Kentucky Derby winning horse. “Silver Charm” won the 1997 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. His “discards” have been preserved in 16-ounce mason jars by Kentucky artist Coleman Larkin. 100 limited edition jars are being sold for $200 each. Larkin says he spent many hours learning how to properly preserve horse poop. “It took months to figure out how to do it, but I finally cracked the code.” (At $200 a jar, I’ll be following around the Suffolk County Mounted Police for the weekend.)