Fugitive's Old-Man Disguise Falls Short: Eyes Do Him In

'Hollywood quality,' says a cop in Massachusetts
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 20, 2016 9:00 AM CDT
That's Shaun Miller, both left and right.   (US Attorney's Office)

(Newser) – Police looking for a 31-year-old man suspected of dealing heroin converged on a house in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, Thursday, and ordered everybody out. Among those to emerge was an elderly man—or so it seemed. Cops eventually realized the man they were speaking with was actually fugitive Shaun Miller in disguise, reports Boston.com. "It was Hollywood quality," says a police lieutenant of the rubbery mask, per the Cape Cod Times. "It was unbelievable." Two things that raised red flags: Police found $10,000 on the old guy, and his eyes did not look like those of a senior citizen. “He was probably expecting us to move him outside the danger zone" so he could sneak away, says the lieutenant. (Read more weird crimes stories.)

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