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Only in America

Only in America: Sweet revenge

A mother has her son arrested for stealing her Pop-Tarts — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A North Carolina mother fed up with her impolite son had him arrested for stealing her Pop-Tarts. The son was placed under juvenile arrest and charged with a misdemeanor. One neighbor said of the boy, "He seems real nice to me. I mean, he is real respectful."