A Pennsylvania woman hired a guy she thought was a hitman to kill her husband because he was abusing her and her family as well as cheating on her with several other women. The man was actually an undercover detective who agreed to do the job for $4,000. When she expressed an inability to pay the amount in full, he agreed to allow her to pay him $100 a month. She did not find this at all suspicious.
NO ONE’S EVER ASKED THAT BEFORE, MONSIEUR: The chief executive officer of a video game development company, appearing in a Paris court in a defamation lawsuit against two French publications, asked the judges if he could lie since he was not under oath.
NICE PLACE YOU’VE GOT HERE, MISTER: A man checked out the footage from the doorbell camera at his home in Orlando, Fla., and saw that an alligator had come to his front door at 4:30 in the morning, placed its front feet on the welcome mat and looked through a window into the residence. “He almost appears to knock at the door,” he said, before it wandered away.
DON’T DRIVE! HOW MANY TIMES DO WE HAVE TO TELL YOU!? After police pulled over a man for failing to signal a turn in New York City, they found that he had 99 suspensions of his driver’s license. He was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
HOW DID YOU CATCH ME? A 54-year-old woman phoned in a bomb threat to a casino in Tampa, Fla., because she was angry over losing nearly $400 playing slot machines and she wanted to “blow off steam.” She used her cellphone to make the call, and, because she is a member of the “Player’s Club” rewards program, her phone number was in casino records.
HOW COULD YOU THINK YOU’D GET AWAY WITH THIS!? When someone stole their Ford F-250 pickup truck from a convenience store in Phoenix, a couple lied to police, telling them that they had left an 18-month-old baby girl in the vehicle because they wanted quicker police response to get it back. The cops found the vehicle after an all-out search, and arrested the couple for false reporting to law enforcement.
WE HAVE BEEN MORE THAN PATIENT WITH YOU, SIR: A man was arrested for making more than 8,000 insulting calls to emergency services in Spain, ignoring “repeated requests from the operators to stop using the emergency lines.”
HEH, HEH, IT’L BE CLEAR SAILING FROM HERE … WHAT THE — A man stole a sailboat on the Sacramento River and took it on a joyride which ended when he crashed it into the Tower Bridge where it got stuck.