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Deputies arrest 'The Grinch' in foiled theft of Christmas

He ' will be released once his heart has finished growing three sizes'

Jackson County (Iowa) Sheriff's Office via Facebook
Jackson County (Iowa) Sheriff's Office via Facebook

Residents of Jackson County, Iowa have been given the all-clear to celebrate the holidays after deputies foiled a Christmas caper by arresting “The Grinch.”

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office posted several photos on Facebook, saying the Mount Crumpit native was booked into jail Monday on a charge of attempting to steal Christmas.

The Sheriff’s Office expressed hope that a stay in jail would benefit the “cuddly as a cactus” suspect, whose heart is two sizes too small.

“He has shown considerable improvement with his Christmas spirit, and will be released once his heart has finished growing three sizes,” the post said.

🎄🎄🎄PRESS RELEASE🎄🎄🎄 Residents of Jackson County can sleep well tonight. Today, 12/24/2018, Jackson County Deputies...

Posted by Jackson County Iowa Sheriff's Office on Monday, December 24, 2018

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