Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Federal prosecutors announced yesterday that a 22-year-old Leawood man blew up a fiberglass Jayhawks On Parade statue that was stolen in August 2007. As well as the Jayhawk statue, Michael Vanlerberg admitted to explosions that destroyed a mailbox and damaged three cars. Vanlerberg pleaded guilty to one count of using explosives.*...Federal investigators later admitted they didn't really have to torture and kill seven witnesses to find Vanlerbert, it's just that they're really big fans of "24."
Prosecutors say that if Vanlerberg hadn't been caught, his crimes may have escalated to a cataclysm of this scale:
*...based on actual news