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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 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.

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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.

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

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