Today’s Weird Crime Links September 18, 2012

On September 18, 2012, in Weird Crime Digest, by CrimeWatch

The latest from the world of Weird Crime

  • Inmate says he is too obese for execution
    A condemned Ohio inmate who weighs at least 480 pounds wants his upcoming execution delayed, saying his weight could lead to a “torturous and lingering death.” Ronald Post, who shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost 30 years ago, said his weight, vein access, scar tissue and other medical problems raise the [...]
  • Man arrested for stealing his own car
    A man from Delaware was arrested for allegedly stealing his own impounded car, then leading police on a 35-minute chase before driving into a pond, police said. Donald Smith II, of Bear, was arrested early Friday and charged with theft, trespass and related offenses for the incident, the Philadelphia Daily News reported. Police said Smith [...]
  • Judge sentences groom to 4 years in prison then weds couple
    A judge has sentenced an Oklahoma man to four years in federal prison on a firearm charge. Minutes later performed a marriage ceremony to wed the new inmate and his longtime girlfriend. Thursday was a busy day for Larry Austin and Dustie Trojack. First they obtained their marriage license, then Austin pleaded guilty to the [...]
  • Cat ‘arrested’ after home break-in attempt
    A “fat and aggressive” cat named Oscar was arrested by police at the weekend for trespassing into a home in northern Swedish home and stealing food. A family in Piteå took action after what they first thought was a stray cat had been terrorizing the family’s own felines. They left out a cat trap for [...]
  • Man fined for using mobile phone while driving horse-drawn carriage
    The passengers on board a horse-drawn carriage ride in the Swan Valley, Australia last month got more excitement than the brochure advertised when the flashing lights of a police motorcycle pulled them over. Swan Valley Wagon Trails operator 56-year-old Ross Gundry was at the reins when he was pulled over and fined $250 for being [...]
  • Police capture sex offender after his girlfriend ‘likes’ their department on Facebook
    Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office used Facebook to track down a missing sex offender after his girlfriend “liked” the department’s page on the social networking site. 29-year-old Dyllan Naecher is a convicted sex offender in Maryland. He was allegedly hiding out with his girlfriend Samantha Dillow, 22, in Virginia. It is not sure what motivated Dillow, [...]
  • Man accused of stealing condoms and five bottles of lotion
    69-year-old Harry Johnson apparently had a big night planned when police say he tried stealing condoms and bottles of lotion from a Roxbury, Massachusetts, store. Johnson is facing charges of unarmed robbery after he was arrested outside the Tremont Street Walgreen’s & Stop Shop Shopping Center, police said. According to police, Johnson walked into the [...]
  • Property boundry dispute led to exchange of saliva and ‘boob to boob’ confrontation
    A dispute between two women in Georgia over whether property line markers had been moved ended in spitting, profanity and a close confrontation. Gwinnett County Police were called to the Ridgemill Terrace residence after the homeowner confronted the neighbor regarding the survey sticks. The Hamilton Mill homeowner told police she hired surveyors to mark her [...]
  • Electrician tasered by police for having a screwdriver in his pocket
    A Welsh man who went shopping after repairing a pub’s lights was Tasered by armed police because he still had a screwdriver in his pocket. Chris Thomas received four bursts of 50,000 volts from police officers after they confronted him in the Peacocks store in Swansea city centre in February last year. An armed response [...]
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Today’s Weird Crime Links September 18, 2012

On September 18, 2012, in Weird Crime Digest, by CrimeWatch

The latest from the world of Weird Crime

  • Inmate says he is too obese for execution
    A condemned Ohio inmate who weighs at least 480 pounds wants his upcoming execution delayed, saying his weight could lead to a “torturous and lingering death.” Ronald Post, who shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost 30 years ago, said his weight, vein access, scar tissue and other medical problems raise the [...]
  • Man arrested for stealing his own car
    A man from Delaware was arrested for allegedly stealing his own impounded car, then leading police on a 35-minute chase before driving into a pond, police said. Donald Smith II, of Bear, was arrested early Friday and charged with theft, trespass and related offenses for the incident, the Philadelphia Daily News reported. Police said Smith [...]
  • Judge sentences groom to 4 years in prison then weds couple
    A judge has sentenced an Oklahoma man to four years in federal prison on a firearm charge. Minutes later performed a marriage ceremony to wed the new inmate and his longtime girlfriend. Thursday was a busy day for Larry Austin and Dustie Trojack. First they obtained their marriage license, then Austin pleaded guilty to the [...]
  • Cat ‘arrested’ after home break-in attempt
    A “fat and aggressive” cat named Oscar was arrested by police at the weekend for trespassing into a home in northern Swedish home and stealing food. A family in Piteå took action after what they first thought was a stray cat had been terrorizing the family’s own felines. They left out a cat trap for [...]
  • Man fined for using mobile phone while driving horse-drawn carriage
    The passengers on board a horse-drawn carriage ride in the Swan Valley, Australia last month got more excitement than the brochure advertised when the flashing lights of a police motorcycle pulled them over. Swan Valley Wagon Trails operator 56-year-old Ross Gundry was at the reins when he was pulled over and fined $250 for being [...]
  • Police capture sex offender after his girlfriend ‘likes’ their department on Facebook
    Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office used Facebook to track down a missing sex offender after his girlfriend “liked” the department’s page on the social networking site. 29-year-old Dyllan Naecher is a convicted sex offender in Maryland. He was allegedly hiding out with his girlfriend Samantha Dillow, 22, in Virginia. It is not sure what motivated Dillow, [...]
  • Man accused of stealing condoms and five bottles of lotion
    69-year-old Harry Johnson apparently had a big night planned when police say he tried stealing condoms and bottles of lotion from a Roxbury, Massachusetts, store. Johnson is facing charges of unarmed robbery after he was arrested outside the Tremont Street Walgreen’s & Stop Shop Shopping Center, police said. According to police, Johnson walked into the [...]
  • Property boundry dispute led to exchange of saliva and ‘boob to boob’ confrontation
    A dispute between two women in Georgia over whether property line markers had been moved ended in spitting, profanity and a close confrontation. Gwinnett County Police were called to the Ridgemill Terrace residence after the homeowner confronted the neighbor regarding the survey sticks. The Hamilton Mill homeowner told police she hired surveyors to mark her [...]
  • Electrician tasered by police for having a screwdriver in his pocket
    A Welsh man who went shopping after repairing a pub’s lights was Tasered by armed police because he still had a screwdriver in his pocket. Chris Thomas received four bursts of 50,000 volts from police officers after they confronted him in the Peacocks store in Swansea city centre in February last year. An armed response [...]
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