The prosecutors are not experts in the care and storage of fine furs. And so, they deferred to the staff at Mano Swartz, who advised keeping the coats in a cool, dry place. The investigators hung them in the computer room of their Towson office.
For a year and a half, the furs dangled from a beam next to the whirring computer mainframe, occasionally giving investigator Drayton Peterson a jolt.
"You'd walk in there and the furs were always twisting in the wind," said Peterson, the office's resident technology expert.
[From the article "Dixon's coats go on sale online," by Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun, March 11, 2010.]
And now, back to the music. This next one goes out to the State Prosecutor's Office - "Twisting" by They Might Giants...