I'll take any chance I get to mention Star Wars on this here blog. With your forgiveness, let's think back to the Special Edition of A New Hope (has it really already been 12 years? Yikes) and that new scene with Han Solo and Jabba The Hutt:

Jabba: Han, Han. If only you hadn't had to dump that shipment of spice. I just can't make exceptions. Where would I be if every pilot who smuggled for me dumped their shipment at the first sign of an Imperial starship? It's not good business.
Han Solo: Look Jabba, even I get boarded sometimes.


I'm guessing this is similar to a discussion a Tulsa truck driver had with his boss after the trucker, Carl Wescott, dumped about 500 gallons of ethanol so that his truck wouldn't be overweight. The incident happened back in 2008 and Wescott was just charged with unlawful discharge of water contaminants, according to local news TV station KTUL. Wescott, not quite as clever as Han, dumped the fuel into a ditch in southern Missouri. His penalty, up to a year in jail and a fine up to $25,000. Better than carbon freezing.

[Source: KTUL]

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