Couple arrested as “terrorists” for sprinking flour in IKEA parking lot

This is how ridiculous the US is becoming… A couple was marking a trail for other club members to follow when they heard of a problem at IKEA. They told officers that it was harmless flour they had sprinkled to mark the trail (which they had done in several other parts of the country too, without problem) yet were arrested.

Yes folks – it’s true. We all know we’re under the threat but REALLY? Go to Canada, UK or the EU and you’d never get this treatment…

Mayoral spokeswoman Jessica Mayorga said the city plans to seek restitution from the Salchows, who are due in court Sept. 14.

“You see powder connected by arrows and chalk, you never know,” she said. “It could be a terrorist, it could be something more serious. We’re thankful it wasn’t, but there were a lot of resources that went into figuring that out.”

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