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South Carolina woman jailed after failing to return movie rented nine years ago

Posted by on Saturday, February 15th, 2014 @ 10:40 pm.


February 15, 2014

A South Carolina scofflaw movie renter spent a night in jail this week after police busted her for failing to return a Jennifer Lopez movie she rented nine years ago.

WHNS reports the scenario unfolded after Kayla Michelle Finley went to the Pickens County Jail in the northwestern tip of the state Thursday to report an unspecified crime – but instead got charged with one, herself.

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This mugshot shows Kayla Finely who faces charges over a move she rented and failed to return nine years ago.

The news station cites Finley’s arrest warrant in writing the 27-year-old woman had rented “Monster-in-Law” – a rom-com pairing Lopez with Jane Fonda that garnered a single star on Rotten Tomatoes – in 2005.

She’d reportedly rented the movie from the now-defunct Dalton Video, and never returned the cassette.

WHNS reports the store’s former owner, P.J. Dalton, had taken the matter to court nine years ago and gotten a judge to issue a warrant.

The matter remained a cold case, of sorts, until Thursday, when a records check performed at the jail turned up the summons.

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1 Comment for “South Carolina woman jailed after failing to return movie rented nine years ago”

  1. RandalC

    I thought that was a civil matter, not criminal????????

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