He lives in a pineapple under the sea and for a limited time, high atop Burger King restaurants across America. He's Spongebob Squarepants, and you may have seen him or you may not have as pranksters have been stealing the ten foot tall inflatable promotional blow-ups.
Nationally, 75-100 Spongebobs have been taken. Here in Michigan, three are gone. Police are using the incidents to remind people that stealing, even if it is an inflatable balloon, is a crime. If caught, charges could include trespassing and larceny.