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The Fergus Falls Journal reports a woman was cited for misdemeanor criminal damage to property after shattering a vending machine window with her buttocks in an attempt to dislodge a candy bar that had become stuck.
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The Fergus Falls Journal reports a woman was cited for misdemeanor criminal damage to property after shattering a vending machine window with her buttocks in an attempt to dislodge a candy bar that had become stuck.

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