The latest from the world of Weird Crime

  • Honor student who works 2 jobs to support her family jailed for truancy due to exhaustion
    A despicable judge has thrown an eleventh grader in Texas in jail – just for missing school. Despite being in a position to help a clearly exhausted teenager, he instead decided that a criminal record was the way to go. It seems that Judge Lanny Moriarty does not understand that mercy should go hand-in-hand with [...]
  • Deputies raid home, cause kitchen fire, trap three people
    Deputies in Florida surrounded a house following reports that an armed gunman, suspected of robbing a medical marijuana delivery provider, was inside. It turned out that it was just a family cooking dinner. Christine Houston told reporters that deputies ordered everyone out of the Spring Valley house and ignored her plea to go back in [...]
  • Man accused of pouring bleach in nephews’ milk
    20-year-old Aaron Hickman is facing charges of assault and child endangerment, after admitting to pouring bleach in his nephews’ milk after an argument with the boys’ parents. Hickman told police that he and his brother had argued about Hickman’s lack of financial contributions to the household in the month and a half he had been [...]
  • Naked man shot dead by police as he chewed victim’s face off by side of freeway
    The moment police shot a naked man to death as he reportedly chewed the face off another man has been caught on CCTV. Images show the legs of two men lying beneath a freeway underpass in Miami when a police car arrives on scene – when one of the men was apparently gnawing on the [...]
  • Man trying to burn down Library calls 911 because fire spread too fast and he could not find an exit
    A 25-year-old man tried to burn down the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Love Library North on Wednesday morning. Joshua Hughes, is suspected of lighting three books on fire at 2:17 a.m. according to UNL Assistant Police Chief Charlotte Evans said. The library had closed at 11 p.m., but Hughes stayed hidden inside, according to court documents. [...]
  • Chinese man arrested for selling meat of 20 teens and boys
    Police in southwest China have arrested a man suspected of murdering more than a dozen boys and young men, chopping up their bodies and selling the flesh to unsuspecting consumers. Zhang Yongming, 56, was detained two weeks ago in Nanmen village in Yunnan province and is being investigated over the murder of a 19-year-old man [...]
  • Spanish doctor ordered to pay for upkeep of child after failed abortion
    A Spanish doctor has been ordered to pay for the upkeep of a child after an abortion sought by the mother failed and she gave birth. A judge on the island of Mallorca ordered the unnamed gynaecologist to pay the mother 150,000 euros (£120,000) in “moral damages” for his negligence and a monthly maintenance of [...]
  • Altercation over nail polish stirs public debate over rights of Saudi woman
    An altercation between a young Saudi woman and an agent of the country’s morality police over her nail polish in a Riyadh mall has stirred a public debate in the Middle Eastern kingdom. In a video the woman can be heard demanding the agents of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of [...]
  • Woman attempts to rob 7-11 with potato
    A Colorado woman tried to rob a store … with a potato. Colorado Springs Police were called to the 7-11 in the 3-hundred block of Mount View Ln. just after noon on Friday to an attempted robbery. Police say the woman called in appearing to be extremely drunk and pulled out the potato demanding the [...]
  • Man used toilet seat to steal gum
    A Lancaster, Pennsylvania, man was sent to prison after he allegedly broke in to a city store, police reported. Police were dispatched at 2:34 a.m. on Wednesday for a burglary at Medinas Market, 640 S. Queen St., city police said in a criminal complaint. Arriving officer Chris McCormick saw Galen Lee Esch, 36, walking north [...]
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