Simms is a 102-year-old woman with an unusual item on her to-do list.
And, thanks to some officers in St. Louis, she was able to cross that
off, CNN reports. Simms wanted to be arrested — handcuffed, and placed
in the back of a police cruiser.
“She was so excited that she can
ride in a police car and she said, ‘Do you think you could put those
handcuffs on me?'” Michael Howard of the Five Star Senior Center told
CNN affiliate KPLR.
“A St. Louis County car pulled up next to the police and Edie holds up her hands with the handcuffs on. She’s just a riot.”
has produced over 400 handmade items — scarves, eye glass cases, pot
holders — for the seniors at the center. Last Friday, she made her
usual delivery, but this time she was ferried to the center in the back
of a St. Louis PD car.
“We’re more than happy to do
these type of things,” said Sgt. John McLaughlin. “We love it and we get
more out of it than the seniors do.” Simms couldn’t be happier. “It`s a
great world if you just open your eyes and look at it,” she said. More