When you read it was a Grinch arrested, you assumed it was just some jerk stealing toys from someone's home, right? Wrong. It was THE Grinch. The freaky green mutant with a heart two sizes too small. It happened in Edison. He was going through a home trying to steal Christmas and fortunately officers were right around the corner to respond quickly.

The judge sentenced the Grinch to community service, riding along with Edison police as they make stops over the next few days collecting toys for children in need. The judge sentenced him to meet the kids, shake hands, take pictures, and basically be nice!

Kudos to the creativity of the Edison police in getting word out about this cool community event. If you're in the Edison area and would like to help out with the toy drive and have your kids meet the Grinch, see the Grinch's wanted poster below.

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