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(Milliyet Newspaper, 28 August 2016)
Who's that at the back window bleating 'Mary Had a Little
In Malkara district of Tekirdağ province, the police set up
a check point and were pulling cars over for examination.
One minivan they noticed had some sheep peering out the side
window. This led police to stop the minivan and the car that
was following it.
It turned out that there were 20 sheep (!) in the minivan.
Police then questioned S.B. and H.Ö. in the minivan and M.D.
and S.İ. in the car and determined that all of them were wanted
on fraud charges related to 17 separate incidents.
Police found 20,000 TL (about 7,000 USD) on the suspects,
whose modus operandi was bargaining a price for sheep, paying
half with the promise to draw the rest from the bank, and then
Malkara district is in western Tekirdağ province.