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The Times police log mentioned on 'Tonight Show'

Jay Leno, host of 'The Tonight Show' reads an entry in an Aug. 29 issue of The Times during his most recent segment of 'Police Blotter.' The entry was submitted by a Times reader(Image is Clickable Link) Click here to view the segment including The Times' Aug. 29 police log entryAnyone catch “The Tonight Show” Thursday night? If you did you likely saw host Jay Leno’s long running “Police Blotter” segment, and read a short snippet from a recent entry in The Times.

"Blotter" — a segment on the long running NBC late night show that includes humorous entries from newspaper police logs across the country — included a segment from The Times’ Aug. 29 issue.

“People call the cops for anything,” Leno said.

The Times' entry, which was reported to police on Sunday, Aug. 25, read: “A dead opossum was seen in the 10800 block of Black Diamond Way. It was not clear if the animal was actually deceased or ‘playing possum.’

The entry drew big laughs and even applause from the audience.

The piece was sent in by a Times reader.

See something funny in the future? Tonight Show is always accepting humorous police log entries. Future entries can be sent to 3000 W. Alameda Ave., Burbank, CA 91523.

You can view the segment here, or watch the full episode, which includes guests MSNBC's Chris Matthews and Gilmore Girls’ Lauren Graham, by clicking here.




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