South Carolina woman imprisoned for failure to return VHS rental

We turn to Kensington Video's Winnie Hanford for answers.

Doing time for their sins.
  • Doing time for their sins.

If anyone should be doing hard time on account of this crime against cinema, it's Jane Fonda and future Amateur Hour hostess, JLo, not some poor simp in South Carolina who failed to return a VHS copy of their monumental pile of multiplex guano, Monster-In-Law.

TMZ reports Kayla Finley was thrown in jail after a visit to the local cop house on an unrelated matter turned up a ten-year-old warrant for her arrest issued by the Pickens County Sheriff's Office.

Save big on Amazon: 22 used VHS copies of Monster-In-Law for less than a quarter! (Shipping and handling not included.)

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The alleged tape was rented from Dalton Video in 2005, never to be returned! Even though the store had long gone under, and with VHS copies going for a penny-a-piece on Amazon, the bulls still decided to slap on the manacles and slam shut the cell door.

In her defense, Kayla pleaded ignorance, but we knew that from her choice of rentals. Bond was posted a few hours later.

While I can understand not wanting to part with a copy Monster-In-Law — you'll have to pry my deluxe Blu-ray edition from my cold, dead hands — is it legal to jail someone for not returning a video rental?

Scott Marks at Kensington Video

Scott Marks chats with Winnie and Pam.

Scott Marks chats with Winnie and Pam.

For the answer to this and many other questions concerning the mysteries of the universe, we turn to Winnie Hanford and her daughter, Pam Cisneros, owners, operators, and all-around High Priestesses of Kensington Video, the best damn video store in all the land!

Comments

I've never looked at Pam. I can't take my eyes off of Winnie.

Very likely to want someone arrested over a freakin video.

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