The ex-husband yard sale… and everything is FREE! Wife dumps former partner’s belongings by side of the road and spray paints ‘cheater’ on his SUV
She also flattened the tires of the SUV. It all happened in Superior, Wisconsin.
They were married since 1997 and she filed for divorce last July. The divorce was finalized this week and she threw a celebration in honor of the divorce by offering all of her ex-husband’s belongings for free. Several friends joined her and the wild graffiti giveaway stopped traffic for hours.
Duluth News Tribune: …A public display of anger over love gone wrong — or a celebration over a marriage ended — caused traffic delays on North 21st Street in Superior on Wednesday.
Large signs reading “X-HUSBAND SALE” and “FREE” by a pile of discarded belongings in the front yard of 202 N. 21st St. caused passersby to slow down and check out what was there. But it was the once-green GMC Yukon SUV with flat tires and “cheater” and obscenities spray-painted all over it that slowed traffic to a halt and got the cameras clicking.
Police arrived at the house in mid-afternoon and talked to a woman inside, but no one answered the door after that when a News Tribune reporter knocked. The vandalized vehicle was towed from the driveway in front of the house a short time later to keep traffic flowing.
Superior Police Sgt. William Lear said there’s no law against spray painting a vehicle in one’s own yard.
“If it’s a running vehicle and someone wants to paint their own car, they can do it,” he said….Read more…