9 Year-Old Gets Arrest Warrant For Stealing Gum

Dealing with criminals is always very important in our society, but the news of a recent arrest warrant issued by an Idaho prosecutor has taken many by surprise. Yours truly included!

According to KHQ-TV, a 9 year-old boy from Post Falls, Idaho, had a warrant issued for his arrest after he stole a package of gum and failed to appear in court.

This is a warrant that even took the town's police chief by surprise.

“I was surprised that it had gotten to this level,” Post Falls Chief of Police Scott Haug told KHQ-TV, after reporting that he hadn't seen an arrest warrant issued for someone that young in his 30 years of law enforcement.

The young lad is currently being held at the local Juvenile Detention Center awaiting his fate.

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