A South Carolina man surprised the folks at Applebee’s when he tried to settle his Valentine’s Day bill with a $1 trillion note after his debit card was declined. There is no word on what his date thought of the whole thing.
In the past we have brought you stories of people falling off cliffs, and walking into canals while talking on their cell phones, but today we present a young man who set out to rob a bank, announced his intention to the teller, but became so absorbed in a call that he was easily disarmed.
They say people learn from their mistakes, but what exactly a person may or may not learn could surprise you.
No matter how much you may think you want a nicotine fix, sparking one up around an open container of gas is not worth it. The man shown in this video from Millicent, Australia, reportedly lit up a cigarette and then punched a hole in a car’s gas tank. He was found alive, with burns on his legs. He should’ve brought gum.
Florida man Depree Johnson, convicted felon and alleged jewel thief, got himself collared when he posted a bunch of photos of himself on Instagram posing with cash, guns, and stolen jewelry. Though he may not have the best temperament for a thief, Johnson may have a future in photography.
There has to be a better way to postpone a hearing if you’re the defendant and you’re late. Sure, there are bound to be consequences, like a pissed off judge, being held in contempt, but fessing up to running late has got to be better than threatening to blow up the courthouse.
Meet Kenneth Spangle, 62, sentenced to 262 months in prison for a 2012 bank robbery in Placentia, California. With a stocking over his head, he yelled, waved a fake gun and got about $10,000. He ditched his clothes near the bank, but left his ID with them. When arrested, in disgust he reportedly asked the officer to shoot him.
From the flasher in a bookstore for the blind, to the inebriated robber who can’t find the way out of the home he is robbing, to the guy who tried to cash a forged check for $1,000,000, these cases prove inconclusively that you just can’t fix stupid.
In our latest edition of How to Get Arrested — Fast we present a Massachusetts man who was so jazzed about being a wanted criminal that he just couldn’t keep it to himself.
It seems that on July 21, 2013, Jay Matthew Riley, 21, of Woodbridge, Virginia, decided out of the blue to go down to his friendly neighborhood police station to find out if police had any outstanding warrants on him for child porn.