Man arrested for overdue VHS movie rental

Concord, N.C. — A North Carolina man has been arrested for failing to return a VHS tape that he rented in 2002.

James Meyers says he was driving his daughter to school on Tuesday when he was pulled over for a defective tail light.

When the officer ran Meyer’s driver’s license, he found there was a warrant issued from 2002 when Meyers failed to return the movie “Freddie Got Fingered.”

Meyers says the officers let him take his daughter to school and go to work, as long as he promised to turn himself into the police department later that day.

Meyers said, “Ya, ‘Freddie Got Fingered’, they just served the warrant, 14-years later. That’s what my local police department and lawmakers are up to. They’re not out here catching heroin dealers. You know what I mean?”

Meyers was booked on a failure to return rental property charge.

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