Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

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.

Slideshow: The Fetish Files

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

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.

UPDATE: Former Pastor Convicted of Murder Found Dead in his Cell

Michigan man John White, who murdered Rebekah Gay, 24, on Halloween 2012 as part of a morbid fantasy to have sex with her corpse was found dead in his cell on Wednesday.

Japanese Police Arrest Bicycle Seat Thief

Nope, it’s not a 1949 neo-realist film about an Italian bicycle thief, it’s a news item about a creepy guy from Japan, who just steals the seats — allegedly. This week police in Yokohama arrested a man who allegedly stole over 200 women’s bicycle seats because he likes the “scent of a woman.”