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POSTED June 28, 2012 9:03 p.m.

NM MOM JAILED FOR OVERDUE 'TWILIGHT' BOOK, DVDS: ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman was arrested and spent a night in jail for not returning the book "Twilight" and two-DVD set "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" back to the library on time.

The Albuquerque Journal reports Lori Teel was arrested and handcuffed at her Portales home in front of her five small children earlier this month for the $36 worth of library materials not returned since 2010.

Her attorney says arrest warrants were mailed last year to an address at which Teel hadn't lived since childhood, but Teal was arrested by officers investigating a disturbance.

Her charges were dismissed.

DRIVER ARRESTED AFTER TIPPING HAT TO OFFICER: COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Cookeville, Tenn., say a driver tipped his hat to authorities at an intersection and then ran a stop sign.

According to the Cookeville Herald-Citizen (http://bit.ly/N1awRf), 32-year-old Perry Bridges Haile of Cookeville was charged with drunken driving and evading arrest.

Officers said they pursued his Lexus after the encounter at the intersection and found Haile out of his car and next to a briar bush, where he laughed at police trying to apprehend him.

 

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