Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Cops: Ohio Man placed ad for stranger to beat and rape his child

An Ohio man is in custody after allegedly placing an ad online for a stranger to help him beat his daughter, 11, and rape her with sex toys. According to detectives, such ads are not unusual. What is unusual about this case is that the suspect, Anthony Brinkman, 32, actually showed up at the meet with his child.

Slideshow: Disappeared, The Taylor Behl Investigation

Soon after her arrival at school, college freshman Taylor Behl vanished, leaving behind a weird older boyfriend and a lot of unanswered questions. The story of the disappearance of Taylor Behl in pictures.

Admitted Pedophile Arrested After ‘Horrible’ Craigslist Post

From our friends at The Daily Dot: Sometimes it takes a major investigation to catch a pedophile. Other times, a man will allegedly post a picture of a child to Craigslist, claim the two have sex, and bring the cops right to his door.

A Fake Internet Girlfriend, a Catfish Scam, and a $50,000 Ransom

From our friends at The Daily Dot: “Somebody help me,” pleaded Kate Brianna Felton on Twitter shortly before a friend reported her missing to the U.S. Embassy in Moldova. Soon police were combing hotels and hostels in a European town looking for the teenage kidnapping victim. But they would never find her. Kate Brianna Felton did not exist.

Drunk Man Kills Royal Marine, Boasts About it on Twitter

From our friends at the Daily Dot: Soon after landing the punch that killed a Royal Marine, a drunk man boasted about the attack on Twitter. “Hahaha, f****** hand is killing me!” bragged Reece Kay at 5am, after throwing the deadly punch.

VIDEO: Man Arrested for Letting Son, 9, Drive the Ferrari

The award for Indulgent Parent of the Year may just go to successful rich person Mohammed Nisham of Kerala, India, who was arrested after he let his son, 9, drive his Ferrari and immortalized the event by posting it on

Schoolgirls Made 20-Minute Video Listing Classmates They’d Like to Kill

From our friends at the Daily Dot: Two seventh-grade New Jersey girls have been pulled out of school and are allegedly facing charges after posting a 20-minute YouTube video said to include a list of over a dozen classmates they wanted to kill, and descriptions of how they would do it.

Teen Arrested for Threatening Cop on Facebook

From our friends at the Daily Dot: The gangs of New York are moving their wars to Facebook. Last week, the NYPD announced it has been successful in trawling the social networking site to crack down on illicit gang activity and rid the streets of illegal firearms, but now one of the dissenters is expressing his displeasure on Facebook.

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