Cheesy Crime Stories

Veniamin BalikaOkay, so remember the accident that set fire to 27 tons of goat cheese in Norway? Well, you know what they say—chevre happens. But this case is a true crime. Last week Veniamin Balika allegedly stole 42,000 pounds of Muenster cheese from a Wisconsin cheese company.

What do you do with 21 tons of cheese, you ask? Well, if you’re Balika, you attempt to sell the 1,135 cases of cheese at a New Jersey rest stop.

You just gotta wonder whether when they were taking his mug shot, they asked him to say “cheese.”

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