The latest from the world of Weird Crime

  • Robber casually held up newsagent while carrying a cup of coffee
    A man robbed a newsagent in England armed with nothing but a cup of coffee. The masked raider walked into the shop holding a mug of black coffee in his right hand – then told the sales assistant to empty the stock of cigarettes into a binbag. He also stole cash during the raid at [...]
  • Man ran down sister with car after her cat urinated on his computer
    An Australian man allegedly ran down his sister with his car after her cat urinated on his computer. 19-year-old Hannah Richardson suffered a fractured spine, a fractured leg and a collapsed lung and remains in a serious condition in hospital. It’s believed an argument erupted between her and her 20-year-old brother Oliver inside a house [...]
  • Mexican police arrest couple arguing over heroin-stuffed teddy bear
    Police in Juárez arrested a man and a woman who were arguing loudly over a child’s stuffed bear that turned out to be stuffed with heroin, officials have said. The unlikely arrest took place when police came across the couple arguing at Maria Martinez and Pipila streets, officials with the municipal police said. When police [...]
  • Man steals horse-drawn carriage, then punches horse
    Police have arrested a man they say attacked the driver of a horse-drawn carriage then took the reins in downtown St. Louis on Tuesday night. Police said the victim was steering a horse-drawn carriage southbound on 8th Street between Chestnut and Market around 8:25 p.m. when he saw the suspect running toward him. Police said [...]
  • Police arrest naked man on unicycle
    Police arrested a naked man who was riding a unicycle over a bridge in Southeast Texas. Kemah police said calls started coming in to the police station at about 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. When an officer spotted the man on the bridge, he was riding his unicycle without any clothing. Police said Joseph Farley took [...]
  • Cowboy hat smuggler caught at Norwegian border
    A smuggler travelling across Sweden’s western border recently baffled customs officials who found over 500 cowboy hats stashed in the back of his car along with a large quantity of booze and cigarettes. “This is our largest seizure of cowboy hats,” said Morten Nystuen of the Kongsvinger customs. “We’ve had to confiscate clothes before, but [...]
  • Man to stand trial accused of yawning in court
    A Scottish man is to face trial accused of yawning loudly in court. Thomas Tams faces a single charge alleging he conducted himself in a disorderly manner and committed a breach of the peace. The incident is said to have happened at Alloa Sheriff Court on February 20. At Stirling Sheriff Court, Tams, 35, pleaded [...]
  • Burglars target home tented for fumigation
    Police in Florida have said that they have arrested suspects accused of burglarizing a home while it was tented for fumigation. Vicim, T.V. Sagnella of Fort Lauderdale, said that the thieves were only able to make off with his Microsoft Xbox, some jewelry and a few other items before police arrived and chased them away. [...]
  • Fake Mountie tries to steal ATM
    A Canadian man who wore a fake Mountie uniform is facing several charges in British Columbia after allegedly trying to remove an ATM cash machine from a gas station. Two men told a Chilliwack gas station clerk that they had to remove the cash dispensing machine. One of them was wearing the work uniform of [...]
  • Sixth graders made porn video at Mexican school
    Police in Mexico’s state of Campeche said that they are investigating how a porn video was made by sixth-graders inside their school. Authorities didn’t announce the students’ ages, but sixth-graders in Mexico are generally 12 years old or younger. Omar Kantun, the State Education Department spokesman, said that the video was apparently made in an [...]
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