550-pound, Gun-Running Kingpin Can’t Fit Into Courthouse Elevator

William Soler

Talk about embarrassing. A king-sized kingpin of gun-running in New York was to big for a courthouse elevator and had to plead not guilty in a basement room, authorities said. William “Wobbles” Soler, a 550-pound boss of an alleged Bronx gun-running ring was unable to make it to court Friday, May 8, 2015 because his over-sized […]

Florida Woman Arrested for DUI Three Times in One Week

Jennifer Yi mugshot

Someone didn’t get the message that drinking and driving don’t mix. A Florida woman woman was arrested on charges of DUI three times in just six days, according to authorities. Jennifer Yi, 31, of Brandon, was busted on April 30, May 1, and May 5, 2015 according to jail records. The first time, Hillsborough County […]

Shoplifter Fail in Texas as Man Shouts: ‘Don’t Chase Me! I’ve Got AIDS!’

Rodrigo Rivas Garcia III mugshot

A Texas shoplifter spit on a security officer and claimed he had AIDS as he tried to escape after stealing from a Macy’s store, authorities said. Rodrigo Rivas Garcia III, 41, was charged with robbery Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Police in McAllen responded to a robbery in progress at the Macy’s in La Plaza Mall. That’s […]

Connecticut Shoplifter Caught After Hiding in Pre-School Dumpster

Heisze Chan mugshot

A Connecticut shoplifter was caught by police after hiding in a pre-school dumpster, authorities said. Heisze Chan, 36, of Stamford, was arrested after fleeing from CVS store in Greenwich on April 14, 2015. She tried to hide in a dumpster at Gateway Preschool and was subsequently found in a pile of trash. Officers went to […]

Montana Man Arrested After Liking His Own Mugshot on CrimeStoppers Page

Levi Reardon mugshot

Some people are too dumb – even for Facebook. A Montana man who “liked” his own mugshot on a CrimeStoppers Facebook page was subsequently arrested, authorities say. Levi Charles Reardon, 23, was featured as one of Cascade County’s Most Wanted in April since he had two warrants for stealing wallets and trying to cash fraudulent […]

NY Woman Tapes ‘Judge Judy’ & Gets Busted for Stealing on Flight Home

Melissa Perez mugshot
"Judge Judy" series clip

A New York dummy lost her case on Judge Judy and then got arrested for stealing on the flight home after taping the TV show, authorities said. Melissa Perez, 26, of the Bronx, lost her case tried by Judge Judy, which is taped in California. She then returned home – but not before getting into trouble […]

Texas Man Arrested After Refusing to Mow Lawn for 20 Years

Rick Yoes mugshot

A Texas man who stubbornly refused to cut his lawn for 20 years was finally arrested in early April, 2015. Rick Yoes, 58, of Grand Prarie, surrendered to Tarrant County officials on April 4 and chose to serve jail time instead of pay a $1,700 fine he couldn’t afford. He was sentenced to 17 days, but […]

Wisconsin Drunk Driver Caught After 2 Trips Through Taco Bell

Sara Hemming

A Wisconsin woman brought attention to her erratic driving after her second trip through the Taco Bell drive-thru, authorities said. Sara Hemming, 37, of Milton, was arrested for drunk driving while waiting in line at the fast-food restaurant in Janesville. A Taco Bell worker called police when she suspected the woman was intoxicated while making […]

Indiana Man Gets Stuck in Attic While Hiding from Cops

Steven Shuler mugshot

  An Indiana man tried to hide from cops in his attic and eventually needed their help after getting stuck. Steven Shuler, of Monrovia, was being sought on April 20, 2015 on charges of domestic battery and intimidation. His wife told authorities he wasn’t there and the cops left. Police returned the next day in efforts […]

New Orleans Shoplifter Dresses Like a Police to Look Official

Mase Nguyen mugshot

A New Orleans shoplifter returned to the store in police attire with hopes it would make her look official while returning stolen goods, authorities said. Mase Nguyen was caught as investigators looking into a rash of shoplifting cases at Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie, Louisiana, a police spokesman said. Investigators watching security footage spotted the 31-year-old suspect stealing […]