Today’s Weird Crime Links September 21, 2012

On September 21, 2012, in Weird Crime Digest, by CrimeWatch

The latest from the world of Weird Crime

  • Sentence reduced for killer in bizarre ‘wee stab’ case
    A Scottish man’s 10-year jail term for a bizarre killing has been cut by two years on appeal. Colin McFarlane, 50, and Mark Gallagher, 37, had struck a deal to end a feud after Mr Gallagher appeared in court charged with stabbing McFarlane’s son. The men met behind the pavilion of a park in Alexandria, [...]
  • Hot sauce tantrum ends in arrest
    Police in Michigan said a woman squirted a convenience store clerk with ketchup because she was angry about a lack of hot sauce. Troy police said the Pontiac woman became angry and squirted the clerk with ketchup around 1:22 a.m. Tuesday because there was no hot sauce for her nachos. “When a Troy Officer pulled [...]
  • Thief brings a knife to a beer fight (video)
    A knife-wielding robber was no match for a convenience store clerk who armed himself with cans of beer. On Tuesday, a man, later identified as Steven Paul Larson entered a Citgo gas station in Port Orange, Florida. Security camera footage shows Larson enter the store with a shirt over his head, waving a knife and [...]
  • Man who hacked student election site, changed it to ‘erection’ is fined
    A former Western University graduate student in Canada who hacked into the students’ union election site last February has been fined and granted a conditional discharge. 23-year-old Keith Horwood pleaded guilty Thursday to intercepting computer functions and mischief to data for successfully breaching the University Students’ Council election website on election night. He posted remarks [...]
  • KFC customer goes on rampage after being refused a bargain bucket (video)
    A KFC restaurant was driven into and two vehicles, including a police car, were repeatedly rammed when staff refused to serve a bargain bucket to an irate ‘drive-though’ customer because they were closed. Hugh Brown, 50, flipped out and went on the rampage with his car when staff at KFC in Oakley Road, Corby refused [...]
  • Man accused of causing fear and alarm by being aggressive with a black pudding
    A 47-year-old Scottish man has appeared before Perth Sheriff court accused of causing fear and alarm by being aggressive with a black pudding. Bradley Davidson is alleged to have behaved in a threatening and abusive manner before hurling the blood sausage across a room. Mr Davidson denied the charge and the case will be heard [...]
  • Jail for pirate lady who stole passenger ferry
    A drunken woman in England stole a passenger ferry on the River Dart in Devon and shouted ‘I’m Jack Sparrow’ and ‘I’m a pirate’ as she drifted away from police on the shore. 51-year-old Alison Whelan had been on a two-day bender drinking Lambrini and eating hallucinogenic plants when she sought late-night shelter with a [...]
  • Woman accused of shoplifting beer, feminine cream and Alka-Seltzer
    A Florida woman’s grocery shopping trip ended at the Land O’ Lakes jail after deputies say she tried to walk out of a Holiday Sweetbay without paying for her beer, feminine cream and heartburn tablets. According to a Pasco County complaint affidavit, Janet Lynnette Dolinger of Holiday, Florida, was observed concealing a four-pack of a [...]
  • Police arrest man with bags of women’s and girls’ underwear … and pornography in his hat
    Police are seeking information regarding a 30-year-old Glendale, California, man who was allegedly in possession of more than a dozen pieces of women’s and girls’ underwear. Detectives believe the man, Fernando Oureoles, stole underwear because he gave inconsistent statements when questioned about having the clothing, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. Police are asking anyone [...]
  • Man arrested for shoving green tomato in wife’s mouth
    60-year-old Dennis Eskew of Bozeman, Montana, has been arrested for partner/family member assault after police say he shoved a green tomato in his wife’s mouth. On Monday, Sept. 17, Eskew’s wife called 911 saying that Eskew threw her down to the floor and was throwing things at her. When Gallatin Co. Sheriff’s deputy, Cindy Crawford, [...]
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