Utah Shoplifter Leaves Purse at Walmart

Celeste Dangerfield

OLEM, Utah (July 9, 2014 arrest) A Utah woman who tried to steal $1,800 in merchandise from a Walmart July 9 was easy to identify after leaving her purse in a shopping cart. Celeste Dangerfield, 29, was stopped while pushing a cart full of merchandise into the parking lot without paying. Officers in Olem, Utah, responded […]

A Man Named Shelby Mustang GT500 is Arrested in Iowa

Shelby Mustang GT500 Miller

DES MOINES, Iowa (July 10, 2014 arrest) An Iowa man with a silly name was arrested July 10 for fighting at a bar and returning with a hatchet, authorities said. Here’s his full name: Shelby Mustang GT500 Miller. The 26-year-old man began fighting with other patrons at Cheap Seats Sports Bar in Des Moines at […]

Oregon Man Arrested for ‘Karate-Kicking’ Police Horse

Joseph Cruz

PORTLAND, Ore. (July 9, 2014 arrest) It’s hard to hurt a horse. But an Oregon man gave it a good try July 9, using a karate-kick on the police horse in Portland. The horse seemed unfazed by the dumb assault, which is no surprise since “Olin” had the man outweighed by about 1,000 pounds. Witnesses say […]

Drunk Florida Woman Confuses Police Car for Cab

Heather McKean

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (June 29, 2014 arrest) A drunk Florida woman tried to use a police car as a taxi cab in June. Heather McKean, 29, of St. Petersburg, stepped into the back seat of a police cruiser that stopped at an intersection about 1 in the morning on June 30. The officer. who was […]

Michigan Man Mows Lawn Naked, Neighbors Complain

Bobby Blodgett

BAY CITY, Mich. (June 13, 2014 arrest) A Michigan man was recently arrested for indecent exposure after neighbors complained about him stripping naked to moss his grass. Bobby Blodgett, 61, of Bay City, got area residents upset in May when he decided to cut his back yard in the nude.  A neighbor told officers that […]

Ohio Man Robs Bank with Shoe Polish on Face

Jonathan Black

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio (June 28, 2014 arrest)  An Ohio man — known as the “Shoe Polish Robber” — was arrested June 28 after authorities received tips about the identity of the oddly-dressed thief. Jonathan Black, 44, has been charged in the May 31st robbery of Fifth Third Bank in Middleburg Heights. He is also accused of […]

Indiana Science Teacher Jailed After Class Experiment Burns Student

Asia Moses

INDIANAPOLIS , Ind. (June 23, 2014 arrest) Who said all science teachers were bright? A former teacher in Indiana was formally charged with neglect and reckless conduct last week following a classroom experiment that burned a 14-year-old student in her class. Asia Moses, 23, surrendered to face charges that she acted recklessly during an April 9th […]

Montana Woman Slashes Husband’s Face for Peeing on the Floor

Shery Downs

BILLINGS, Mont. (June 23, 2014 arrest) A Montana woman had her limits. Shery Lynn Downs was getting angrier and angrier with her husband last week. And when he urinated on the bathroom floor, she lost it. According to authorities, the 52-year-old Billings woman reacted by slashing her husband’s face. She’s been charged with felony assault. […]

Florida Man Plants Fake Bombs in Grocery Store to ‘Startle People’

Richard Capon

PALM CITY, Fla. (June 25, 2014 arrest) A 72-year-old Florida man planted fake bombs on the shelves of a Publix grocery store to “startle people,” authorities say. Richard Capon, 72, made the bombs with parts from old telephones such as wires and bells. He then went to a Palm City grocery store and placed it […]