Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Guy showed up drunk to New Jersey DMV for road test

According to police, Stephen Goss, 53, of Hackettstown, New Jersey, showed up intoxicated at the DMV to take his December 11, 2013, road test. Luckily for everyone the instructor caught it and did not allow Goss to take the test.

Slideshow: The Jayson Williams Gunplay Case

A look back in photos at the case against former basketball star Jayson Williams.

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.

Man Accused of Stabbing Wife 47 Times Released, Her Death Possible Suicide

Valentino Ianetti of Stanhope, New Jersey, who has spent three years in prison for the stabbing death of his wife Pamela in 2009, was released after prosecutors dropped the charges against him.

Amy Locane-Bovenizer and the Fatal Car Crash

Driving home from dinner with friends on June 27, 2010, Fred Seeman and his wife Helene were hit by actress-turned-homemaker Amy Locane-Bovenizer, of Melrose Place fame, in a deadly DUI crash. Helene died, but Fred lived to see Locane-Bovenizer get the equivalent of a judicial slap on the wrist because of her personal circumstances.

Former Mortician who Stripped Bodies for Parts Hired by Cemetery

Former New Jersey funeral director Steven Finley, convicted of desecrating corpses to sell the parts on the medical transplant market and barred from ever being a mortician again, was discovered working at a cemetery to the shock of the community and the families of his victims.

Manager of Famous Jersey Diner Allegedly Ordered Hit on Wife’s Uncle

It was like a scene in a noir movie. Seated at a table at TGI Fridays, one of the managers of the nearby Tick Tock diner on Route 3 in northern New Jersey was speaking quietly to another man about allegedly wanting to have the owner killed.

Kai ‘The Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker’ Charged With Murder

Fans of Caleb Lawrence “Kai” McGillvary, the self-proclaimed “home-free” hitchhiker that became an Internet sensation after saving two people in Fresno, California, with his handy hatchet, from a giant racist are having trouble believing that the same heroic young man is now being charged in a New Jersey murder.

Three Senior Citizens Arrested in Prostitution Sting

So what do people in senior living homes do with their time anyway? Bingo? Ice cream socials? Perhaps a hand or two of pinochle? Well at least three people at the Vicente Tibbs Senior Citizen Center in Edgewood, New Jersey, spent at least some of their time smoking crack and marketing the local prostitutes.

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.

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