Woman posted someone else's trailer online

July 6, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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LAND O'LAKES, Fla., July 6 (UPI) -- Authorities in Florida said they arrested a woman who put someone else's trailer up as a free item on Craigslist.

Pasco County sheriff's deputies said Vanessa Kimball, 29, a resident of the Chelsea Meadows apartment complex in Land O'Lakes, took a picture of the trailer, which was loaded with furniture, and posted an ad on the Web site because she was sick of looking at the items, the Tampa (Fla.) Tribune reported Tuesday.

"Come get this trailer, attach it to your car and get it out of here," the ad read.

The ad gave specific directions to the complex and ended with: "The trailer is sitting in the parking lot ready to be attached to the car and take. I will delete this post when it is gone. Thank you!"

Investigators said Kimball deleted the post once the trailer was gone, but someone else who came looking for the freebie brought a print-out from the girlfriend of the trailer's owner, Robert Andrews, 24.

Andrews said the trailer reappeared the following day, but it was damaged.

Kimball was arrested and charged with grand theft. She was released after posting $2,000 bail.

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