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19 Of The Funniest Police Blotters Ever (PICTURES)

First Posted: 03/19/11 01:16 PM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:40 PM ET

Let's face it: police blotters can be one of the most entertaining parts of a newspaper, when they're funny. Who doesn't love stories of crime gone wrong or police getting called into highly ridiculous situations? We can't verify the validity of all of these hilarious news briefs, but we can guarantee you'll get a kick out of them. Vote for your favorite!

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  • Well That Was Easy

    Look, when you work at Wendy's you've got to be tough. (Via <a href="http://www.collegehumor.com/picture:1951061" target="_hplink">College Humor</a>)

  • Thief?

    It was probably the computer gnomes. (Via <a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/e015f/police_notes/" target="_hplink">Reddit</a>)

  • Pet Names

    Good thing their parakeet named "Gun" was inside. (Via <a href="http://www.oddee.com/item_96447.aspx" target="_hplink">Oddee.com</a>)

  • No Pants

    Actually, 77% of police interactions end with he phrase "Beat it." (Via <a href="http://www.funnyordie.com/articles/e75416a03c/the-funniest-police-blotters-ever-printed" target="_hplink">Funny Or Die</a>)

  • There's Nothing Less Dangerous Than Canadians

    Canadians are known for their lack of flashlight related crimes. (Via <a href="http://www.11points.com/News-Politics/11_Great_Moments_In_Police_Blotter_History,_Part_3" target="_hplink">11 Points</a>)

  • The "Suspicious Package" Incident

    Or, The Case Of The Forgetful Consumer. (Via <a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/e64kb/the_lead_story_in_my_hometown_newspapers_police/" target="_hplink">Reddit</a>)

  • Kindergarten Perp

    The children went from being very scared to very excited. (Via <a href="http://www.oddee.com/item_96447.aspx" target="_hplink">Oddee.com</a>)

  • Baking Utensil Beating

    The rolling pin is the signature weapon of the gang known as "The Betty Crocker Boys." (Via <a href="http://www.11points.com/News-Politics/11_Great_Moments_In_Police_Blotter_History,_Part_3" target="_hplink">11 Points</a>)

  • Baby With Extra Guacamole

    That must've been a huge burrito. (Via <a href="http://boingboing.net/2008/12/22/police-blotter-baby.html" target="_hplink">Boing Boing</a>)

  • They Weren't Even In A Pool

    During his escape the criminal was caught due to the rules of Freeze-Tag. (Via <a href="http://www.oddee.com/item_96447.aspx" target="_hplink">Oddee.com</a>)

  • Dog Anti-Force Field

    Some people just can't keep the crazy to themselves. (Via <a href="http://criggo.com/" target="_hplink">Criggo</a>)

  • Keeping It Legal

    Hopefully he doesn't ask for permission to escape from prison. (Via <a href="http://www.oddee.com/item_96447.aspx" target="_hplink">Oddee.com</a>)

  • Renegade Pot-Pie

    How did they know it was a Swanson? (Via <a href="http://www.ebaumsworld.com/pictures/view/649977/" target="_hplink">Ebaums World</a>)

  • Strange Coin? Call The Police

    "There's no way Arkansas is spelled this way." - Market Employee (Via <a href="http://www.11points.com/News-Politics/11_Great_Moments_in_Police_Blotter_History" target="_hplink">11 Points</a>)

  • Stubborn As A Duck

    Are ducks covered under Obama's healthcare plan? (Via <a href="http://www.oddee.com/item_96447.aspx" target="_hplink">Oddee.com</a>)

  • Not Much To Report

    Fact checking never occurred to you? (Via <a href="http://www.11points.com/News-Politics/11_Great_Moments_in_Police_Blotter_History" target="_hplink">11Points</a>)

  • The Vagisil Bandit

    That anti-fungal cream goes for a high price on the streets. (Via <a href="http://www.oddee.com/item_96447.aspx" target="_hplink">Oddee.com</a>)

  • Well It Is His Job

    To be fair though, he was doing it pretty suspiciously. (Via <a href="http://boingboing.net/2008/10/14/blog-of-funny-newspa.html" target="_hplink">Boing Boing</a>)

  • Missing Bacon? Call The Police

    You'd think he would notice if his wife ate five pounds of bacon in one sitting. (Via <a href="http://www.11points.com/News-Politics/11_Great_Moments_in_Police_Blotter_History" target="_hplink">11 Points</a>)

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