Today’s Weird Crime Links April 28, 2012

On April 28, 2012, in Weird Crime Digest, by CrimeWatch

The latest from the world of Weird Crime

  • Teen buys pot online, goes to wrong address, gets arrested
    A teenager who scored a pot deal over the Internet was arrested after the package arrived at the wrong house in Kentucky. Garrett Bryant, 19, admitted arranging to buy a pound of marijuana from a California person he met playing Xbox Live online. Bryant had the drugs sent to him under the false name of [...]
  • Woman gets early release from prison, gets returned a few hours later
    A Florida woman who was nearly released from prison was back behind bars within hours of her release for allegedly racking up a $45 restaurant bill without the funds to pay for it. 42-year-old Jennifer McNeill, of Spring Hill, wined and dined at Carrabba’s restaurant then tried to pay her bill with a credit card [...]
  • Woman hit cop in head with pink dildo
    Upstate New York police reqacted angrily after a woman threw a pink sex toy which then hit an officer in the head. The Smoking Gun reported that cops went to the Watertown home of Lisa Anderson, 47, on a complaint of an “unwanted person” in the home at 3 a.m. What happened next left officer [...]
  • WANTED: Hooligan who urinates in elevators
    Hammersmith & Fulham Council in England are asking for your help to track down this filthy yob who has a nasty habit of urinating in lifts at Bush Court. WANTED The time is shortly after 1.15 am on Wednesday February 22 and this hooligan can clearly be seen relieving himself in the lift of the [...]
  • Photoshopping mayor faces fraud inquiry
    A mayor in Romania Photoshopped pictures of happy swimmers into a half-built swimming pool to justify a £1.5 million EU grant. He is now facing a fraud inquiry in Bihor, Romania. Town Hall leader Dorel Talpos submitted pictures showing smiling swimmers in crystal clear water to government officials to show the cash had been spent [...]
  • ‘Careless Norwegian driver’ gets 7 years for US toe squash
    And over in the US is the opposite problem to Britain where prosecutors judges are routinely overzealous in prosecuting people. In a case described by Norway’s consul as ”shameful for the United States”, a Norwegian man who injured a woman’s toes after driving the wrong way down a one-way street was sentenced on Tuesday to [...]
  • Spurned man crushed ex-girlfriend’s hamster and fed it to his dog
    Soft-touch justice is in vogue in Britain these days, where no matter how horrific your crime may be, you will escpae a jail sentence. In this case, a man hurled his girlfriend’s hamster against the wall then stamped it to death before feeding it to his dog – because she dumped him. Ryan O’Brien, 22, [...]
  • Police learn how to catch swans
    A group of UK police officers received lesson in swan handling at a wildfowl and wetlands centre. Traffic officers from Gloucestershire Police were shown how to approach a swan to capture it and then handle it while transporting it to safety. WWT Slimbridge experts led the training for the force which reported 18 incidents involving [...]
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