Vice Squad
Monday, September 27, 2004
Crimes of Munich's Oktoberfest

(1) So far, security officials have seized 92,000 glasses that visitors have tried to heist as souvenirs.

(2) Mulled wine is being served (as a temporary measure), due to cold temperatures putting folks off of the main draw! Well, the cold is not putting too many folks off. After one week of the two-week event, the count stood at 1,800 liters of mulled wine, versus, uh, 2.3 million liters of beer. (So I guess a few Oktoberfest customers did not attempt to steal their glasses -- or didn't get caught.)

Both crime reports come from this Reuters article.

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