Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Slideshow: The fetish files

People who let their freaky side out in public and got arrested for it.

Woman sentenced to 10 years for animal snuff porn

Ashley Richards was sentenced today to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to making fetishist “hard crush” videos. “Hard crush” fetishists get gratification from watching cute animals get tortured with knives and such, and then stomped to death by women’s feet, bare or in high heels. A look at Richards’ case and the twisted road to outlawing crush porn.

Ricky Davis and Dena Riley: Real snuff movies

On May 15, 2006, fishermen discovered the nude, raped and badly beaten body of Marsha Spicer. A woman came forward linking Spicer to Davis, who had asked her to become a serial killer with him, strangling women during three-way sex and videotaping it for fun. She turned him down, but someone else, it seemed, had not.

Inside the world of fetish killer Jerry Brudos

On March 27, 1969, Karen Sprinker, 19, disappeared, the third victim of serial killer Jerome “Jerry” Brudos, a married father of two and one of the most disturbing serial killers known. Brudos abducted, tortured, and mutilated his victims before killing them. Brudos saved body parts for his post-mortem high-heeled rituals.

Police release composite of flashing serial urinator

Police in Gainesville, Florida, have release a sketch of a suspect, that admittedly looks more like a hand puppet than a person, wanted for allegedly urinating on at least seven women in February and March of this year.

Update: Shoe salesman who tried to eat girlfriend’s toes is sentenced

Daniel Anaya, 28, of New Mexico, was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison for assaulting his ex-girlfriend in April 2013. This was the third such attack by the former shoe salesman on the woman, who had taken out a restraining order against him after the second incident. This time, he attacked with his teeth, but brought a cigar cutter to do the job right.

Police make arrest in ‘Swiss cheese pervert’ case

Police announced the arrested of Chris Pagano, 41 of Norristown, Pennsylvania, in connection with at least three instances of exposing himself to random women, showing them a block of Swiss cheese and asking for a cheese-related sexual favor in exchange for money.

Wanted: Philadelphia ‘Swiss cheese pervert’

Police in Philly are on the lookout for the “Swiss cheese pervert,” who pulls up in his car, genitals exposed, and propositions women for money. As the moniker would imply, this guy asks the women to slather his privates with –no not cream cheese– Swiss cheese, and then perform sex acts on him with the cheese.

Scotland Yard announces weird British spy death ‘probably an accident’

Scotland Yard has reconfirmed that MI6 spy Gareth Williams died by misadventure. This perplexing case began with the discovery of his body, decomposing in a padlocked gym bag in his bathtub. Since then authorities have been trying to determine if he was murdered or the victim of his own fetishist pursuits. Read the case from the beginning.

Guy Who Had Sex With Pool Float Cops a Plea

Edwin Tobergta of Hamilton, Ohio, was arrested in June 2013, again, for having sex in public with an inflatable rubber pool floatie. Some of you may remember him from The Fetish Files for his 2011 arrest for the same offense; same guy, same fetish, same float.

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