Sh*t Happened 2/9/17: Dumpster diver trapped in garbage truck, doggy door bandits sought

Happy Fried Everything Day.

A guy who was sleeping in a Tampa dumpster was injured when he got loaded into a garbage truck's compactor. Man, that dumpster is looking at a serious hit to its Yelp rating.

In other Tampa-people-using-things-in-ways-other-than-their-intended-purpose news, Valrico authorities are looking for some people who burglarized a home after entering through its doggy door. "How'd they get the stuff back out through the doggy door?" wondered someone with whom I never want to hatch a caper.

And finally, five circus performers were hurt, some badly, while rehearsing a tightrope performance in Sarasota. If you don't think a whole bunch of other people are currently irritated that it didn't happen during a real show while they were in the audience, I envy your naivete. We wish those injured a speedy recovery.

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