Today’s Weird Crime Links March 14, 2012

On March 14, 2012, in Weird Crime Digest, by CrimeWatch

The latest from the world of Weird Crime

  • Swiss media blurred suspect’s face in ‘wanted photo
    Swiss media have taken privacy rulings to a new extreme – after they blurred out a police photo of a wanted bank robber with a gun in one hand and a sack of cash in the other – because it interfered with his right to privacy. The photo had been issued by Swiss police who [...]
  • Man killed over a condom
    A gas station clerk in Detroit is being charged with first-degree murder following the shooting death of a customer after an argument over the price of a box of condoms. Kassim Saleh, 23, of Dearbornfaces up to life in prison without parole if convicted of Saturday’s shooting death of 24-year-old Michael Haynes. Wayne County Prosecutor [...]
  • Girl Scouts get scammed by counterfeiter
    When Girl Scout leader Dianna Mines tried to deposit the $258 her troop had collected selling cookies, she got a nasty surprise instead. A TD Bank teller told her that four of the $20 bills in the deposit were counterfeit. “I was shocked,” said Mines, who heads Troop 60916 in Tyngsborough, Mass. “Girl Scouts is [...]
  • Officer used stun gun on 9-year-old boy for refusing to leave his home with cop
    A 9-year-old Ohio boy was reportedly shocked twice with a stun gun for refusing to leave his home with a police officer. The boy’s mother said that the last thing she expected was Mount Sterling police officer Scott O’Neil using his Taser on her child during a truancy arrest last week. “She certainly never wanted [...]
  • Alleged dognappers deny charges
    A pair of men in Ohio are accused of stealing a $3,000 dog and then attempting to ransom it for $500. However, they said that their calls to the owner were about reward, not ransom. Pierre Cabell and Gilbert Dickson of Akron, are facing charges of receiving stolen property, theft and extortion. They claim that [...]
  • Jail inmate breaches max security unit for sex
    A security breach allowed a Cumberland County Jail inmate to sneak into another cellblock for an alleged sexual encounter over the weekend. This incident is now under investigation. The incident occurred in the jail’s maximum security unit at a time of day when all inmates are required to be secured in their cells, Cumberland County [...]
  • Beehive stolen from outside restaurant
    Thieves have made off with a 500-pound beehive which was stolen from a garden outside a Texas restaurant. Houston police spokesman Victor Senties said on Tuesday that nobody has been arrested so far. Surveillance security video shows a truck pulling up before dawn Saturday near the Haven Restaurant. Police believe that at least two people [...]
  • Dispute over cat feces results in assault charge
    27-year-old Kristine Thomas pleaded guilty to assault after the origin of some cat feces had caused a quarrel between neighbors. A woman had been cleaning up cat poo outside her door, and she accused Thomas, of being responsible for the waste, Crown attorney Kelly Eberhard told the court on Tuesday. Thomas responded to the accusation [...]
  • Teen caught on camera having sex with two bitches
    Police in Georgia have arrested a teenager after he was videotaped having sex with his neighbor’s female pit bulls. Dr. Cathryn Lafayette says that 19-year old Bernard Archer was supposed to clean out the kennel that housed her four pit bulls on Saturday. She had paid for him to enter a program to get his [...]
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