Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Today in Crime History: Ted Bundy Arrested After Escaping

On February 15, 1978, Ted Bundy was arrested, this time for good. While at a Colorado jail, he’d sawed a hole in his cell and lost 35 pounds to be able to wriggle through it. He made his way to Chicago, then Michigan–where he caught a college football game–and finally down to Florida, where he killed six women before being captured.

As Casey Anthony Probation Ends, Zenaida Gonzales Is Arrested

As Casey Anthony prepares to enjoy her freedom, the woman who is suing her for defamation, Zenaida Gonzales, is arrested for selling alcohol to a minor.

Heiress Found Dead, Husband Arrested

Eva Rausing was found dead in her London home after police searched the residence in connection with her husband, billionaire Hans Kristian Rausing, being suspected of illegal drug possession.

Emaciated Boy Found in Trailer Fire, Father Arrested for Neglect

Emergency personnel were called to the scene of a fire on July 3, 2012, in Deerfield Beach, Fla., when Darin MacDannald’s trailer caught fire. On entering the structure they found his son, who weighed only 85 pounds, and transported him to the Coral Springs Medical Center, where they found much more.

East Texas Woman Allegedly High on PCP Wanders into DPS, Leaves Children in Car

Angelina County, Tex., woman Laricia Young, 25, showed up around noon on July 3 at the Lufkin, Tex., Department of Public Safety and was seen in the lobby not talking and behaving strangely. Police arrived to find her sitting on the floor, unresponsive. According to Sgt. Rodney Squires, Young seemed disoriented and smelled strongly of PCP.

Florida Man Returns Used Enemas to CVS

The unidentified white male returned the enemas to the store saying that he didn’t need them anymore. In truth, he didn’t need them, because he had already used them all.

Man Poses as DEA Agent to Get Into Lockup

In a potentially great escape gone wrong, a Texas man trying to free a prisoner joins him in the lockup.

Mom Jailed for Overdue ‘Twilight’ Library Books and DVDs

In a shocking display of lawlessness, a New Mexico mom failed to return her library books and DVDs. Luckily police were on hand at her home to slap the cuffs on this dangerous criminal, in front of her five small children, and throw her in the slammer.

Another Bad High on Legal Substance Ends in Senseless Violence and Bloodshed

Man on hands and knees attacks neighbor while barking like a dog, then attacks and eats family dog alive.

Thwarted Shoplifter Arrested after Defecating at Walmart

A Chandler, Arizona, man recently decided he really wanted a beer that he didn’t want to pay for. That’s when Tomas Arenas, 56, allegedly went to a local Walmart, on June 19 around Miller time, grabbed a beer, and walked out with it.

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