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Kenny the Clown had late Steve Jobs' stolen iPad

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  • Imagine the potential treasures inside the stolen iPad of the late Steve Jobs, secret corporate documents, personal correspondence and maybe even game prototypes. Professional entertainer Kenny the Clown, who unwittingly received the stolen tablet after the Apple co-founder's Palo Alto home was burglarized last month, says he never examined the touch-screen device's contents.

      Imagine the potential treasures inside the stolen iPad of the late Steve Jobs, secret corporate documents, personal correspondence and maybe even game prototypes. Professional entertainer Kenny the Clown, who unwittingly received the stolen tablet after the Apple co-founder's Palo Alto home was burglarized last month, says he never examined the touch-screen device's contents.
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PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Imagine the potential treasures inside the stolen iPad of the late Steve Jobs: Secret corporate documents, personal correspondence and maybe even game prototypes.

But professional entertainer Kenny the Clown, who unwittingly received the stolen tablet after the Apple co-founder's Palo Alto home was burglarized last month, says he never examined the touch-screen device's contents.

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Instead, the 47-year-old clown downloaded music to play for San Francisco Bay Area kids and tourists.

The San Jose Mercury News says Kenny the Clown, whose real name is Kenneth Kahn, had no idea the iPad came from the Jobs residence until a friend who gave it to him was charged with burglary and police had confiscated the device.

Authorities say 35-year-old Kariem McFarlin stole iPods, Macs, jewelry and Jobs' wallet. He is due in court Monday and recently hired a lawyer.

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