criminal activity

Conman Tricks iPad Buyer Into Purchasing Bag of iSpuds
A man in Batley, England who thought he was buying an iPad ended up with a dirty sack of potatoes instead. If we had a nickel for every time we’ve fallen for that old trick… The Yorkshire Evening Post reported that an unidentified 31-year-old man gave the purported conman 200 pounds fo…
Thief Makes Very Slow Getaway in Motorized Wheelchair [VIDEO]
In New Martinsville, West Virginia, surveillance video captured a thief robbing a local store, then fleeing the scene on — get this — a motorized wheelchair. The alleged thief, Timothy Parker, was later arrested and charged with breaking and entering. All the stolen merchandise was rec…
Florida Mom Leaves Kids in the Car to Go Shoplifting
A woman from Kissimmee, FL is facing both theft and child neglect charges for allegedly leaving two children in a car in the parking lot of a store where she was shoplifting. Sheriff’s deputies arrested Stacey Armstrong after employees of the store caught her shoplifting $100 of candy and som…
Grandma Raided in NASA Sting For Trying to Sell Moon Rock
NASA officials recovered a tiny piece of a moon rock in a raid targeting a 74-year-old woman who tried to sell it at a California Denny’s restaurant. The raid was the result of a five month investigation into the missing lunar material that netted a “speck of lunar dust smaller than a …
87-Year-Old Man Caught With 104 Bricks of Cocaine [VIDEO]
Police in Michigan pulled an elderly man over during a routine traffic stop, and when he refused a search of his pickup truck, a drug sniffing dog found almost 228 pounds of cocaine in the back. Police then arrested 87-year-old Leo Sharp for possession of the drug. Sharp, an Indiana resident, has no…
Police in Germany Arrest Man Who Burned More Than 100 Cars
Police in Berlin have finally arrested a man who was responsible for the burning of more than 100 cars in Germany over the last four months. Officials say the 27-year-old man claimed that being out of work and in debt caused him to set fire to 67 vehicles, which then burned an additional 34 cars, [&…
Pantie-Headed Bandit Strikes in Dallas [VIDEO]
In what appears to be a combination of crime and fetish fantasy, a man in Dallas, Texas robbed an Exxon TigerMart while wearing a floral dress, white boots and with a pair of panties obscuring his face. The man, who either has a gun or is pretending to have a gun by covering his pointed […]
Thieves Steal 21 Tons of Ketchup and Mustard
Thieves who made off with a semitrailer near Vienna, Austria better have a lot of hot dogs. The trailer, parked in a lot and stolen over the weekend, contained 21 tons of ketchup and mustard. Police believe the trailer itself was the target since it was worth at least $22,000, but there’s no …