‘Radioactive Man’ Pulled Over By Connecticut Police

Stop RadioactivityState police cars have radioactivity detectors … Reports Amanda Cuda in the Connecticut Post:

Mike Apatow was minding his own business Wednesday, driving to an appointment for work in Washington Depot when a state police car appeared suddenly and signaled for the Milford resident to pull over. Apatow, 42, was entering Interstate 84 in Newtown when the cruiser appeared, and he had no idea what he’d done to merit police attention. It turns out he didn’t do anything.

But earlier that day, Apatow, who’d experienced a recent spike in his blood pressure, had a nuclear stress test at Cardiology Associates of Fairfield County in Trumbull. In the test, a small amount of a radioactive material is injected into the veins and used to help track blood flow to the heart. Though the amount of radioactive material used in the test is relatively low — equal to a few X-rays or a diagnostic CT scan — it was enough to set off a radioactivity detector in the state police car. The detectors are used to help identify potential terror threats…

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4 Comments on "‘Radioactive Man’ Pulled Over By Connecticut Police"

    • Great idea! When I feel like robbing a store i’ll just throw a can of radioactive ore in back seat of some poor chap’s car. Then call in his licence plate and say he was seen with a suspicious looking device. Before you know it, all the cops in the town will be after him and I can rob the store without the pesky pigs being around the corner. Winning!  

  1. Mamagriff50 | May 17, 2012 at 1:08 pm |

    I have had several tests where radio-active dye is used. They give you a card to carry to show officials why you are radio-active.

  2. F%^& these PIGs.

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