Condo board may screen resident dogs’ DNA to ID wayward poo

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DNA has long been used to solve crimes and even exonerate the innocent. Soon, it could be used to pinpoint poo. Apparently, video camera surveillance was way too 20th-century for the good people of Scarlett Place Condominiums in Baltimore, who have proposed DNA tests to identify the originators of dog poop left on the premises.

Someone has not been doing his or her civic, um, duty and picking up Fido’s waste, leaving messes all over the ritzy condo grounds, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Members of the condo board want to find out who’s responsible, so they’re turning to the same technology used to connect suspects to crime scenes and to prove paternity.

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