Arrest made in toilet bomb scare

In Towson, when a strange toilet turns up, with a cellphone attached, as well as taped-on business cards, mailing slips, photos and other items, as happened yesterday, police treat it as a possible bomb, shut down the street and make an arrest of the man who allegedly put it there.

In Baltimore, when a similar toilet shows up across the street from city schools headquarters on North Avenue, it’s pretty much ignored for days or treated as a bit of funky-poignant Baltimoreana for a  Baltimore City Paper photographer.

And for the American Visionary Art Museum, where a similarly embellished toilet was dropped off last fall, it was just another day at the office.  The museum regularly receives such unsolicited pieces,  an AVAM spokesman told the Sun.

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