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She’s lucky they didn’t burn her at the stake

Tonya McDowell, 33, an off-and-on homeless person in Bridgeport, Conn., was arrested by police in nearby Norwalk and charged with felony theft — of $15,686 worth of “services” from the city.
McDowell’s crime was enrolling her 6-year-old son in Norwalk’s Brookside Elementary School when she actually “resided” (as much as a sporadically “homeless” person can “reside”) in Bridgeport.
McDowell has also “resided” at times in a Norwalk shelter, but was crashing at a friend’s apartment in Bridgeport when she registered her son.
The head of the Norwalk Board of Education acknowledged that the usual consequence for an ...


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