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'Monster-in-Law' Arrest

Woman Jailed

For Overdue Video Rental

2/15/2014 9:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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An out-of-business video store in South Carolina just taught a former customer a very hard lesson -- DON'T BAIL ON RETURNING VIDEOS OR YOU'LL BE ARRESTED!!!!!

Kayla Finley was arrested Thursday when she visited the Pickens County Sheriff's Office on an unrelated matter ... and according to reports cops discovered she had a nearly 10-year-old warrant.

Turns out Kayla allegedly rented "Monster-in-Law" from Dalton Video in 2005 but never returned it ... so the store owner got the police involved before going out of business.

It's unclear when Dalton Video went out of business ... but cops say they've been trying to get in touch with her about the warrant for years and never heard back.

Kayla swore she never got a notice -- but was hauled off to jail anyway ... and released a few hours later on bond.

The charge she's facing: "failure to return rented video cassette."

Fun Fact: "Monster-in-Law" has a 16% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

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61.

isaiah    

A smart judge will just throw it out.

196 days ago
62.

Anna    

That's absoltuely insane that you can arrest people for something like that! "The Land of the Free" is a hoax!

196 days ago
63.

Ray    

she was featured on a cold cases show the other day,she should have gone deep cover.

196 days ago
64.

immamamma    

Way to make good people feel like absolute criminals. That is terrible. No wonder all those damn video places went under.

196 days ago
65.

Bob    

I'm so sending a copy of the DVD to the police station in protest. It's only two bucks a copy on eBay (clearly a classic).

196 days ago
66.

Luz    

Stupid! Totally stupid. I'm glad all those video rental places went out of business. Was never a fan of renting videos. Now I have Hulu Plus. $8.00 a month!

196 days ago
67.

Vote2012    

Who still rents videos? She should be arrested for being stuck in the last century.

196 days ago
68.

Johndoethesecond    

Expect more of this. The courts and cops are scard, they are losing money on marijuana drug busts by the minute. People are relaxing on marijuana so they will embellish any little crime to get you in the money making corrupt legal system.

196 days ago
69.

Daron    

I never returned Big Fat Lair to a video store in 1998. Where is my Arrest?

196 days ago
70.

Lisa    

This is insane! Does it show up on the cops computer why there is a warrant? if so, he is a douche!

196 days ago
71.

nibziebreazy    

I think I have a few red box DVD's hanging around somewhere.. Oops

196 days ago
72.

Rigby    

Hurray for Netflix!!! 😃

196 days ago
73.

Mary    

In her defense, it was a forgettable movie.

196 days ago
74.

Dawn    

America loves locking people up. I love that movie. That was a great movie.

196 days ago
75.

Yurra Knutz    

Maybe I should return Lucky Number Slevin from 2006 to Blockbuster?
Nah.

196 days ago
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