According to Whitleysworld sources two crop circle makers were arrested at noon today UK time and taken into custody by British police at Salisbury. Crop circle making equipment and computer records were seized.

Few details are as yet available, but it is believed that they were charged with trespass and malicious damage to a farmer’s crops, and there may have been other charges relating to threats made against crop circle researchers as well.

Further reports will be posted as soon as they become available.

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Self-professed crop circle hoaxer Matthew Williams was arrested today in Salisbury, England and charged with criminal damage in connection with creating crop circles in farmer’s fields without the permission of owners.

The arrest is being used in the British media as a means of debunking crop circles in general, by suggesting that Mr. Williams was responsible for the most magnificent and unexplained of the formations that have appeared.

It is likely that this debunking process will spread throughout the media, despite the fact that the crop circle that Mr. Williams made to prove to Whitley Strieber that the best circles were manmade was, in fact, immediately recognized by investigators as a relatively crude hoax.
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