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What's With All the Naked People Doing Crazy Stuff This Week?

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Screencap from KHOU
Think of it as a call for help, just don't stare.
It might be part of some pagan annual rite of spring or something like that, but this week there were three incidents that involved people doing naked stuff in public. While you should be able to let your bits hang in these balmy days leading up to the heat, we don't make the laws, and we have to admit, sometimes it's kind of disgusting.

Thursday a man drew a gaggle of onlookers when he took to the streets possessed possibly by the 1970s version of Michael Jackson (he looked more like 1980s Tito, though). Some good samaritans tackled him to the ground (ewwww, they touched him) and held him for the cops, according to reports.

Earlier in the day, a naked woman tried to steal a fire truck, according to KHOU.

According to HPD, firefighters were sent to the 7500 block of Clarewood after receiving a welfare check call about a woman who may have been mentally unstable at a bus stop around 9 a.m. At some point after they arrived, the woman tried to take off in the ladder truck. Firemen held the woman at the scene until police could take her into custody.

Setting off the whole "naked people in the news" thing this week, a Pearland man was hit with a disorderly conduct charge on Tuesday, reported KPRC. Police said David Michael Aulds was taking a midnight jog in the buff on a school track in Friendswood. It's uncertain if that was the only full moon that night.

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