In the News

DNA evidence left behind in toilet leads to burglary arrest

Investigators in Southern California arrested a man for burglary based on the DNA evidence he left behind in the toilet. The suspect "did his business and didn't flush it," said Ventura County Sheriff's Office Det. Tim Lohman, according to the Associated Press....

Woman Hides in Coffin to Escape Police

From the brilliant criminals department: Upon arriving at a correctional facility after being arraigned on two outstanding warrants, a Philadelphia woman decided she "just couldn't do this," wrestled free, and ran away. A still-handcuffed Nicole Kelly, 19, managed to...

This ‘very bad bank robber’ might want to find a new racket

A bungling crook’s pathetic attempt to become John Dillinger ended Wednesday morning after he tried to rob banks around Manhattan and wound up coming away empty handed every time, sources told The Post. The crook allegedly tried to hold up two banks on the Lower East...

Florida drug dealer calls 911 to report missing cocaine

He could not have been louder about his missing powder. Responding to a call about a burglary Sunday, police in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., discovered a very forthright man claiming to be a drug dealer in need of some assistance. David Blackmon allegedly told deputies...

The Computer Crook

What’s the most jaw-droppingly stupid thing you could do if you’re on trial for attempting to steal computer equipment? Ask Jon Eipp. His strange story began with burglar alarms at Portal Publications in Novato, California, just north of San Francisco. Police rushed...

Showering Home Intruder Calls 911 on Homeowner

A man called 911 to say there was a burglary in progress and he wanted police to come protect him. The caller, however, was the alleged intruder. Timothy James Chapek, 24, had allegedly broken into a home in Portland, Ore., and was taking a shower in the house when...

2 Men Try to Steal Beer In Front of 4 Sheriff’s Deputies

You know when it's a bad time to try to steal a case of beer and some snacks from a convenience store? When there are four Sheriff's Deputies just feet away at the register. This hard lesson was learned at around 4 a.m. yesterday by a 29-year-old man and a 19-year-old...

Woman Steals Credit Cards, Uses Them 50 Yards Away

Today's adventure in stunning idiocy comes courtesy of 29-year-old mom Estella Marie Ruiz, who enjoys taking her children on weekend jaunts of petty theft and fraud. A Chicago woman was at a gas station when she noticed her wallet had been lifted from her car... The...

Florida Man Arrested 2 Times In 1 Night

Donald Gartner of Port Richey, Florida, downed a six-pack of beer and a handful of Oxycontin Sunday night and proceeded to get arrested for causing a ruckus at his neighbor's house. He found himself released from jail a few hours later, but wasn't done raising hell....

Share This