dumb criminals

Man Calls 911 Nine Times to Request a Cheeseburger
There is just something about fast food that makes people abuse 911. In the past, folks have been arrested after calling emergency services to report problems with their orders at Burger King, McDonald’s, Subway and Hardee’s. Gregory Jackson Sr. decided to cut out the middleman. Instea…
Woman Loses Tooth In Burglar’s Hand
Police in the Cayman Islands are on the look out for a local woman’s tooth. They may well find it still stuck in the hand of the man who “stole” it from her. What had happened is the woman awoke early Friday morning to find a burglar in her house. The thief tried to si…
Thief Arrested After Trying To Ransom Stolen Lemur
James Edward Welborn Jr. probably didn’t have primate theft on his mind when he broke into Julie Harris’s home in Mobile, Alabama. But there was Gizmo, a two-year old lemur, and Welborn allegedly snagged it along with Harris’s TV. The problem with stealing an exotic an…
Rude Girl Flips Off Judge, Gets 30 Days in Lockup
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Left on her own without legal representation, this girl (who was awaiting arraignment for a first arrest) was in over her head. It probably also didn’t help that she didn’t get the sobering reality of being physically present in court to knock so…
Braying Getaway Donkey Foils Robbery
Three thieves wanted to knock over a small shop in the Columbian village of Juan de Acosta. For their getaway, they enlisted the services of a donkey. Or stole the service is more like it, as they had snatched 10-year-old Xavi from his pen 12 hours earlier. This proved to be a very bad idea. Th…
YouTube Prankster Hauled to Jail for Giving Wedgies
Charles Ross has been caught with his pants down because his victims were caught with their pants up. Way up. Ross, 18, was arrested Sunday, for giving people wedgies outside a movie theater in Bradenton, Florida. Ross isn’t some overgrown high school bully; rather, it seems he was filming th…
Clerk Foils Robbery by Being on the Phone
The clerk at the Sheridan Mini Mart in East Bremerton, Washington probably isn’t the world’s greatest employee. In fact, when a woman came into the store at 10 PM Thursday night the slacker-in-question wouldn’t stop talking on his phone as she tried to grab his attention. H…
2012’s Dumbest Criminals Are Painfully Dumb
It turns out to make it onto a list of the dumbest criminals, you have to actually be pretty dumb. Granted, we can’t all be masterminds, but it probably doesn’t take much to know you shouldn’t make a YouTube video boasting about the bank you just robbed. Or tweet about punching …
Woman Returns Home From Work to Find Her Driveway Stolen
You’ve surely heard of highway robbery? It turns out that driveway robbery is also a thing (a very, very literal thing). When Florida woman Rachel McCarty returned home from her job Tuesday, she felt a strange bump as she pulled into her driveway. Then she “noticed there was definitely…
Man Steals Ex’s Engagement Ring, Gives It To His Wife
Donald Albritton’s marriage was going through a rough patch, so he turned to his ex-girlfriend for help. The catch is Megan White, the 35-year old’s former-flame, didn’t exactly get a say in the matter… That’s because Albritton swiped White’s engagement ring…