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Got milk? Car thief on the lam steals soy milk

Original post made on Dec 5, 2012

Running from the police makes a man thirsty. When Menlo Park officers caught up with Valentin Arias Jimenez, they discovered the alleged car thief chugging stolen soy milk beverages.

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Posted by Elwood Blues
a resident of Menlo Park
on Dec 5, 2012 at 11:59 am

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Unfortunately for suspect, he is likely to be convicted under the tough new "three slurps and you're out" sentencing rule.


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Posted by Jake and
a resident of College Terrace
on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:07 pm

HA, ha, ha ! Foiled by soy milk! No problem with the lactose I tolerance, though.


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Posted by Midtowner
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 6, 2012 at 1:23 am

Why didn't any of the three priors get him deported? And what does "facing deportation" mean? What determines whether a felon is deported or not? Can somebody explain? Thanks.


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Posted by M
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:14 am

@midtowner - I was just going to ask the same thing! 3 prior felony convictions? Why wasn't he deported after the first one? That would have saved a lot of hassle and grief the the remaining 3 victims that followed that arrest... not to mention any other crimes he commited in between the felonies!