[Cdt-l] FW: [pct-l] PCT Hiker Driving Into Town
doug-sue at centurylink.net
Sat Sep 21 09:25:20 CDT 2013
Just posted on the pct-l and thought it should be shared here, too.
-Trew (trail name)
From: pct-l-bounces at backcountry.net [mailto:pct-l-bounces at backcountry.net] On Behalf Of hiker97 at aol.com
Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2013 6:47 AM
To: pct-l at backcountry.net
Subject: [pct-l] PCT Hiker Driving Into Town
One day TrailDust is driving her friends into town to shop and have lunch at the local trail town saloon. As they approached town there was a hill going down on to Main Street. All at once they hear a siren and pull over.
A police officer approaches her driver window.
TrailDust: Is there a problem officer?
Officer: Ma'am, you were speeding.
TrailDust: Oh, I see.
Officer: Can I see your license please?
TrailDust: I'd give it to you but I don't have one.
Officer: Don't have one?
TrailDust: I lost it, 4 years ago for drunk driving.
Officer: I see...Can I see your vehicle registration papers please.
TrailDust: I can't do that.
Officer: Why not?
TrailDust: I stole this car.
Officer: Stole it?
TrailDust: Yes, and I have the owner tied up in the trunk.
Officer: You what?
TrailDust: I would be glad to show him to you.
The Officer looks at TrailDust and slowly backs away to his car and calls for back up. Within minutes 5 police cars circle the car. A senior officer slowly approaches the car, clasping his half drawn gun.
Senior Officer: Ma'am, could you step out of your vehicle please!
TrailDust steps out and asks: Is there a problem sir?
Senior Officer: My officer told me that you have stolen this car and the owner is tied up in the trunk.
TrailDust: Owner in the trunk?
Senior Officer: Yes, could you please open the trunk of your car.
TrailDust opens the trunk revealing nothing but an empty trunk with a sparetire.
Senior Officer: Is this your car, ma'am?
TrailDust: Yes, here are the registration, my driver’s license, and current insurance.
The officer is quite stunned. He examines the documents. He looks quite puzzled.
Senior Officer: Thank you ma'am, one of my officers told me you didn't have a license or registration, that you stole this car, and that you had the owner in the trunk.
TrailDust: Bet the liar told you I was speeding, too.
Your obedient servant and trail rapscallion, Switchback the Trail Pirate
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