The lowest high there is
For a trio of drug thieves, it was their lucky day. They broke into a home in Silver Springs, Florida, and discovered three jars of cocaine. They took it home and snorted the contents. Thatâs when they discovered that the jars were in fact urns, and that they were snorting the cremains of the victimâs husband and two dogs.
The Telltale Trousers
When an attempted robbery at a Lowes Home Improvement store went awry, Milton J. Hodges fled across the street and jumped a fence â¦ right into the Cypress Cove Nudist Resort & Spa. As the Orlando Sentinel pointed out, âAs one of the only folks wearing clothing,â Hodges was easily spotted by police.
Itâs the worst possible time to faintâin the middle of robbing a bank. But thatâs what happened to a Beavercreek, Ohio, thief. The teller called 911 and asked for medics. But you have to applaud the manâs stick-to-it-iveness. While the ambulance was en route, the suspect handed a note to the teller demanding all her cash.
The victimâs jewelry was missing, the electronics were gone, and a window was smashed. No wonder she was hysterical when officer Charanjit Meharu of the Calgary police arrived. Then her French-speaking father called. Speaking in French, she explained that it was all a scam in order to get the insurance money. What she didnât suspect was that Officer Meharu speaks six languages, including French.
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Incarceration? There's an app for that!
A 12-year-old boy adamantly denied having stolen an iPhone when questioned by police at his home. And then the iPhone rang in his closet. Okay, yes, he stole that. But as for the Blackberry he was also accused of stealing, he double-adamantly deniedâ¦ *RING!!*
Source: Tampa Bay Times
Donât you hate it when you suffer a heart attack and think youâre going to die, so you confess to a 17-year-old murder, only to find out youâre not going to die and then get sentenced to life in prison as a result? Yeah, so does James Washington, of Nashville, because it happened to him.
A molotov cock-and-bull story
Following a dispute, Craig Aylesworth, of Bithlo, Florida, allegedly tossed a Molotov Cocktail at his neighborâs trailer home â¦ just as the winds shifted, sending embers on to his own trailer. Luckily, he was arrested, since he no longer had a home of his own to return to.
The new Apple iDiot
A San Francisco thief pedaled his bike up to a woman on the sidewalk, snatched the iPhone out of her hands, and rode away. Unknown to him, the woman was in the middle of demonstrating the iPhoneâs new GPS tracking device, which workedâthe thief was captured minutes later.
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"License and registration and an attorney, please."
Anthony Kenneth Mastrogiovanni was impersonating a police officer when he pulled over another car for speeding. The driver quickly sussed out that Mastrogiovanni was fibbing since he, too, was a cop, but in his case, the kind of cop who doesnât have to pretend heâs a cop because he really is a cop. Mastrogiovanni was arrested for impersonating a police officer.
"Who're you gonna trust, yourself, or yourself?"
How convenient! Only a few months earlier, an Iowa City, Iowa, man had his driverâs license stolen. Then who should show up at the bar where he worked as a bouncer, but the thief brandishing the bouncerâs very own license as his form of ID.
Should've activated your karma alarm
Is there no honor among thieves? While two suspects were being questioned by Ogden, Utah, police about shoplifting from a store, someone broke into their car and stole a stereo and several other items.
This looks like a safe place...
An El Paso, Texas, man busted into a church and absconded with the safe. Safes are heavy, so he only got a few yards before dropping it on a neighborâs lawn, where he tried to crack it open. Thatâs when he was confronted by the homeâs occupantâa police officer.