Originally posted on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 9/26/13
Former NFL running back and currently imprisoned O.J. Simpson has reached a new low. According to the National Enquirer, the former Heisman winner was caught trying to steal cookies from the cafeteria of the Nevada prison in which he is currently serving a 33-year sentence. According to a source, guards noticed the 66-year-old hiding something under his prison clothes as he walked back to his cell after lunch. When they quizzed him, he revealed a stash of more than a dozen oatmeal cookies, which were then seized as other inmates laughed. “O.J. just stood there with a goofy grin on his face as the guard kept digging inside his shirt and throwing the cookies on the floor,” the source told The National Enquirer. Simpson, who has diabetes, said eating sweets "is the only pleasure he has left." Fortunately, Simpson was let off with just a warning. But the embarrassment of getting caught trying to smuggle cookies will live on for awhile. Via SportsGrid
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