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COPPING TO IDIOCY: Man Attempts To Rob Police Station

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.14.2012 | Crime

Keithan Manuel is learning the hard way that a sense of humor is very subjective, but that's what happens when you attempt to rob a police station. ...

This Man May Be The Dumbest Terrorist Ever

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.17.2012 | Weird News

If Osama bin Laden is remembered as the most dangerous terrorist ever, then Mohammad Ashan may be remembered as the dumbest. Ashan, a mid-level Tal...

GRIME WAVE: Tide Detergent Is Cleaning Up On The Black Market

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 03.13.2012 | Weird News

Thieves in America may be cleaning up by stealing Tide detergent off the shelves of grocery stores and markets. News reports suggest that the theft...

Margarine Still Missing After Stolen Truck Found

AP | Posted 12.22.2011 | Crime

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Authorities say a thief who slipped away with $50,000 worth of margarine remains at large even though the truck that carried the p...

Alleged Thieves Arrested After Pocket-dialing 911 (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 12.16.2011 | Crime

MADISON, Wis. -- Police in Wisconsin's capital city barely had to try to catch a pair of unlucky suspected thieves. Madison police say two men in the...

Marijuana Flung From Car Pelts Oregon Trooper

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Crime

EUGENE Ore. -- An Oregon state trooper says he was giving chase at more than 100 mph when suspects in the car ahead ripped open half-pound bags of mar...

Man Asks Cop: 'Can I Have My Weed Back?'

Newser.com | Posted 02.12.2012 | Crime

A Pennsylvania man has become a case study in what not to say to cops. Devonte Davon Jeter was arrested for marijuana possession in May, and in a p...

Shoplifter Chops Off Wash. Security Guard's Ear (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Crime

LONGVIEW, Wash. -- Police in Washington state say a shoplifter with a hatchet sliced off most of a store security guard's ear. Longview police Sgt. D...

Fla. Women Stole Christmas Decorations From Neighbor's Lawn

AP | Posted 12.10.2011 | Crime

SWEETWATER, Fla. -- Police say two South Florida women are accused of stealing Christmas decorations from their neighbor's yard and putting them in a ...

Report: Thieves Target Toilet Paper At NM Diner

www.huffingtonpost.com | David Moye | Posted 01.07.2013 | Weird News

By Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico restaurant employee says he's now seen it all, after three men left his diner with rolls of ...

Cops: Woman Tried To Smuggle Drugs In Hollow Bible

AP | Posted 11.22.2011 | Crime

LANCASTER, S.C. -- Deputies in South Carolina say a woman used two hollowed-out Bibles to try to smuggle weapons, drugs and a cell phone to a prison i...

NY Inmate's Love Letters Prompt Powder Scare

AP | Posted 11.20.2011 | Crime

WATERTOWN, N.Y. -- Two inmates who tried to sweeten their love letters, quite literally, by adding a sprinkling of sugar to the envelopes accidentally...

Police: Man Broke Into Oregon Home To Watch TV (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 12.30.2011 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. (Associated Press) -- Police in Oregon say a man broke into a home in Portland to watch television. Police say Bastrom let himself i...

Police: NM Woman Put Ad On Craigslist To Buy Pot (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Crime

ROSWELL, N.M. -- A New Mexico woman faces charges after police say she put an ad on Craigslist looking to buy drugs. Roswell police arrested Anamicka...

Police Say Man Robbed Bank, Then Went For Pizza

AP | Posted 12.08.2011 | Weird News

YUMA, Ariz. -- Arizona authorities say they have arrested a man who robbed a Yuma bank then went and spent some of the stolen money on beer and pizza ...

Attention Thieves: Watch Who Is Behind You In Line

AP | Posted 12.06.2011 | Crime

WILLISTON, Fla. -- A would-be robber picked the wrong time to steal a jar of money from the counter of a north Florida convenience store. Williston P...

Man Who Washed Truck Naked Gets Probation In Mass. (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Weird News

ATTLEBORO, Mass. -- A man who scrubbed his pickup truck in the nude at a Massachusetts car wash has been sentenced to a year of probation. Robert E...

A Dozen Clothes Dryers Stolen From SC Apartments

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Weird News

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. -- Police say more than a dozen coin-operated clothes dryers have been stolen from apartment complexes in southeastern South Carolin...

Colo. Woman Faces Charges For Running Chihuahua By Car

AP | Posted 11.20.2011 | Denver

By Associated Press BOULDER, Colo. -- A dog-sitter's shortcut led to criminal charges for a Colorado woman who ran a Chihuahua alongside her car at...

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WATCH: Gumby's Boss Insists Robbery Is Out Of Character

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.14.2011 | Weird News

Millions of people have been following the story about the guy in San Diego who allegedly attempted to rob a convenience store dressed in a Gumby cost...

Thieves Hide Mugs With Thong Underwear (VIDEO)

Dumb As A Blog | David Moye | Posted 11.14.2011 | Weird News

Some robbers use ski-masks, others use pantyhose but this trio of bandits might be the only three criminals to ever wear thongs on their heads to hide...

9 Unbelievable Drunk Driving Stories

www.oddee.com | David Moye | Posted 10.24.2011 | Weird News

Everyone knows it's not good to drink and drive. After all, you don't want to spill your drink. It's obvious that driving drunk is just plain stupi...

Crazy "The Black Guy Did It" Excuses By White Criminals

newsone.com | David Moye | Posted 10.24.2011 | Crime

Some people might say that America's racial climate has improved. Maybe it has, but every so often, there's a white criminal who tries to get away ...

Ariz. Street Sign Prank Warns Of 'Rogue Panda'

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Weird News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Authorities in Flagstaff, Ariz., are assuring residents there are no rogue pandas roaming the city after some pranksters got creat...

2 Intruders Found Sleeping In Funeral Home Caskets

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Weird News

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Police in Tennessee were called to a funeral home where workers found two intruders sleeping inside caskets. One man escaped, but p...