Crimes in Canada are really getting out of hand these days. Two drunken University of Victoria students were heading home one night when they saw an effervescent chip package tempting them from an open garage. The hard to obtain chips, which are from the soon-to-be closed Zellers, were just too hard to pass up so the ladies decided to swipe them.
Awoken by her yippy Chihuahua, the homeowner alerted the authorities and the so-called chip bandits were discovered and arrested on Tuesday. They are now being charged with breaking and entering.
Investigators discovered the chips close to the crime scene.
“Apparently the chips had been accessed and there had been some illicit chip tastings,” said Sgt. Dean Jantzen at a press conference. “These are first time chip offenders” he said trying to stifle a laugh.
CTV reported on the incident with the most serious tone they could muster. While I think the charges are a little steep for something so silly, all I can think about is how I have to get my hands on some Zellers brand BBQ chips.