In a bizarre twist Steve Jobs' stolen iPad was briefly into the hands of Kenny The Clown, playing the "Pink Panther" theme

In a bizarre twist Steve Jobs' stolen iPad was briefly into the hands of Kenny The Clown, playing the
Remember that burglary Kariem McFarlin did on SJ's house in Palo Alto July 17 that we told you about yesterday? There we learned that among the $60, 000 loot were two iPads that belonged to Steve, and one of them was given to McFarlin's daughter, while the other he gave to a friend.

And that friend was none other but Kenneth Kahn, aka Kenny the Clown, who used Apple's iconic CEO tablet for his clown routine, entertaining the local kids with the "Pink Panther" theme song, as well as Michael Jackson tunes.

Police got back the iPad from him after Apple investigators locked the burglar by his IP address, and Kenny the Clown commented:
We guess this experience beats for Mr Kahn the times he was a candidate for mayor of Alameda in 2006 and 2010, as well as San Francisco in 2007: "It still hasn't really 100 percent set in for me. It was Steve Jobs' iPad -- literally," said Kahn. "If this thing weren't so tragic, it would be comical."

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8 Comments

1. Orbitman

Posts: 110; Member since: Oct 09, 2011

cool story bro

2. tedkord

Posts: 17408; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

A would be politician friends with a criminal? That's unusual.

3. Aeires unregistered

Lol, you can't write this stuff. Classic made for TV material right there.

4. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

And yet police are rarely so tenacious when it comes to the stolen/lost claims of normal folk...

5. jmoita2

Posts: 930; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

Being involved in LE part time myself, had it been a run of the mill citizen who had his home broken into at most he would have received a report number for whatever insurance or tax purposes. Sad,but that's just the way it goes.

6. joey18

Posts: 668; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

Tea party

7. ardent1

Posts: 2000; Member since: Apr 16, 2011

It's commonly known as "irony."

8. justme

Posts: 58; Member since: Jan 09, 2012

The original story said that the burglar was on hard times and sleeping in his car. Either "Kenny" doesn't know much about his so-called friend's circumstances and they're not that close, or he should have wondered why a destitute guy was giving him an iPad. Either way, on some level, he should have known something wasn't right.

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