I know we're often complaining about the high price of gas, but here's the proof that it's having an effect on the average consumer. A 65-year-old Michigan woman with no criminal record robbed a Sunoco with a toy-gun wrapped in electrical tape... only to drive three miles down the road to buy some gas.
Given there's probably a limited number of gray-haired bandits running around Novi, Michigan, the police were on the scene before she finished filling up. Grandma's out on bail but could face what's left of her life in the clink. [Freep]