Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Thief left driver license at dealership he robbed

This guy can been seen on a surveillance tape pulling out a phone while he’s robbing a car dealership and — unbeknownst to him — his license comes out too and falls to the floor. He might have noticed if he had just paid attention to the robbery he was committing and not fiddling with [...]

Guy shows up to court carrying 43 bags of heroin

People have been known to react strangely to the fact having to make a court appearance. In November a woman running late called in a bomb threat to the courthouse, in December a man stole a truck to get to court, and this week a New Jersey man allegedly brought his illicit business with him.

Alaskan faces prison for feeding cabbage to moose

An Alaska man who was in the habit of feeding moose cabbage and other vegetables faces up to a year in prison and a $10k fine.

Police called for Jell-O theft

Police say they’re still investigating a case of missing Jell-O from a Pennsylvania office refrigerator.

The Nine Dumbest Facebook Arrests

From our friends at the Daily Dot: Since the company’s launch in 2004, a number of users have gotten arrested for what they’ve posted to Facebook, whether it’s threats of violence, child pornography, or photographic evidence of theft. In honor of the company’s ninth anniversary, here are nine individuals, most of them quite dumb, who have been arrested for something as simple and avoidable as a Facebook post.

America’s Dumbest Weed Grower Arrested for How-To Videos

From our friends at the Daily Dot: A New Hampshire man was arrested for growing marijuana on Wednesday after posting video documentation of his budding collection to YouTube.

‘Drivin’ Drunk’ Status Gets Teen Arrested

We’d say you shouldn’t post about driving drunk on Facebook, but you shouldn’t drive drunk at all. Astoria, Ore., kid Jacob Cox-Brown, 18, apparently had a tipsy time on New Years’ Eve and decided to update his 600+ friends on how his drive home was going. In the status Cox-Brown admitted to driving drunk and to hitting someone’s car followed by a cheeky tongue-face emoticon.

Man Stole Own Car, Drove It Into Pond, Say Police

Police in Delware say a man didn’t pay for a repair shop’s services, so he stole his own car, led police on a chase, then crashed into a pond.

Teen Criminal Masterminds Devise Perfect Shoplifting Scheme

Not really, but it sounded pretty good before officers chased them down and slapped on the cuffs.

Texas Man Charged With Robbing, Raping Pizza Delivery Woman

Baytown, Tex., man James Jackson, 20, is charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and aggravated sexual assault for an alleged June incident involving a Domino’s delivery driver.

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