Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Man arrested for getting mail nude, shaking his junk

It was a lazy Oklahoma City morning when neighbors reported seeing a man walk out to his mailbox in the buff, get the mail, and then begin masturbating for all to see. The first act was reportedly witnessed by a woman and her three children, ages 6, 10 and 12, and the second by a boy, 14, and police.

Sarah Edmondson and Ben Darrus, ‘Natural Born Killers’

After repeatedly watching Oliver Stone’s Natural Born Killers, Sarah Edmondson and Ben Darrus hopped in the car on March 6, 1995, and started a road trip that would quickly become a drug-fueled murder spree. Their rampage would ultimately pit writer John Grisham against Stone in a lawsuit that would go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Police: Guy on a horse gets lost with someone’s kid, drunkenly rides around trying to return him

Let’s think back to a simpler time. A man on a horse with a lost child gallops, seeking nothing but the child’s return to his worried and grateful parents. Well, in this danger-wary world things like that can’t happen anymore. Just ask Dennis Byers, whose allegedly tipsy act of equestrian good will ended in arrest and charges.

Police: Wife beat the crap out of husband who assaulted her

Police in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, were summoned to the home of Derrick Maynard and his wife on December 16, 2013, at around 10 p.m. to find the defendant looking about like he does here in this mugshot. We are not sure what that mark is under his right eye, but are hoping it is a boot print.

Oklahoma man ‘going ballistic’ in apartment blames gay demon sex

Jeremy Jarnell Anderson, 22, is in jail after police received a call about a “person going ballistic.” Specifically, the caller described a man with a bloody face, kicking a heavy door off its hinges, dousing himself with salt and soap and breaking stuff. The man, however, blames a homosexual demon for his outburst.

Cops Use DNA to Catch Burglar Who Didn’t Flush

Police in Oklahoma have upped the ante on burglars everywhere by DNA testing the poop of a suspect who broke into a home, January 23, 2913, stole several items and hurriedly used the toilet forgetting to flush.

Why Did They Kill Christopher Lane?

Authorities say the killing of Australian baseball player Chris Lane was not racially motivated, but you wouldn’t necessarily think that if you were reading the Twitter account of one of the alleged murderers…

Mother Sets Daughter on Fire in Louse Treatment Gone Horribly Wrong

An Oklahoma mother is behind bars after dousing her daughter with gasoline to get rid of some pesky lice in a home remedy that went almost as badly as one could expect. The child caught fire and wound up in the hospital with extensive burns to her upper body, while the mother wound up in police custody.

Police: Man Drowned Ducks in Acid

A man in Norman, Oklahoma, is accused of drowning two neighborhood ducks in muriatic acid after becoming upset with his mother.

Woman: ‘I Had Sex With my Cat and Everyone Knows’

In an assault case that still has cops in Oklahoma City scratching their heads, a young woman was arrested for threatening her male 72-year-old neighbor, who she said told everyone that she had had sex with her cat. He had no idea what she was talking about, and police do not seem to have interviewed the cat.

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