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Sweet Surrender: Michigan Man Brings Doughnuts to His Arrest After Cops Win Bet

He'd promised to turn himself in if a post on the department's Facebook page was shared 1,000 times

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    A man brought doughnuts and a bagel when he turned himself in to police in Redford, Michigan, on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017.

    A 21-year-old man wanted for probation violations surrendered at a suburban Detroit police station — with a dozen doughnuts for officers.

    The sweet gesture didn't help Michael Zaydel. He still was sentenced to 39 days in jail Tuesday, a day after walking into the Redford Township police department.

    Zaydel had promised to turn himself in if a post on the department's Facebook page was shared 1,000 times, Sgt. Duane Gregg said. The threshold was easily met.

    Zaydel was arrested when he appeared Monday with a bag of doughnuts and a bagel, Gregg said. He told TV station WXYZ that "cops like doughnuts," and he wanted to reward them for any inconvenience.

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    The Michigan man said he wanted to give the officers a gift for the "inconvenience" after saying he would turn himself in if his mugshot got a certain amount of likes on social media.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017)

    Gregg got the bagel. Did other officers eat the doughnuts? The sergeant says: "No comment."