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Search Result: Odd Crimes

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Police: Pa. Man Pushed Kids, Attacked Officer To Get Candy

October 16, 2012
A Carlisle (Pa.) Police officer needed his TASER to subdue a 51-year-old man who pushed children aside so he could get candy tossed to attendees of a Halloween parade.

Fla. Man Impersonated Officer To Get Fast Food

October 9, 2012
A Florida man was arrested after he told employees of a fast food restaurant he was a law enforcement officer and shouldn't have to pay.

Gas Thefts On Rise In California

October 8, 2012
With the price of gas in California reaching record highs, thieves are increasingly targeting gas tanks with the most recent heist siphoning more than $4,500 from a gas station over a span of three days.

Unusual Calls: Beyond the Norm

October 4, 2012

There are those occasions when the fates bestow upon even an experienced officer something that he or she has not been previously exposed to and he or she has no idea of how to handle.

7 Tips for Handling the Unusual Call

October 4, 2012
If it is true that fortune favors the prepared, then it makes sense for law enforcement to have as much prior contingency planning in place as possible. There are several things patrol personnel can do in the absence of otherwise readily available protocol.

Ohio Student Threatens To Slap Officer With Penis

September 10, 2012
An Ohio college sophomore allegedly threatened to slap an Oxford Police officer "across the face with his penis" after he was caught urinating in public. Craig McIntire, a 21-year-old student at Miami University of Ohio, was arrested over the weekend when he refused to stop "urinating in an alleyway."

Del. Doctor Accused of Waterboarding Daughter

August 10, 2012
A Delaware pediatrician who has appeared on national television to discuss his research involving near-death experiences with children is charged with endangering the life of his own daughter, who told investigators she was subjected to waterboarding.

Face-Chewing Victim: Attacker 'Ripped Me To Ribbons'

August 9, 2012
The victim of the Miami face-chewing attack told police his attacker "went berserk" and "ripped me to ribbons" during an interview with investigators.

Topless Woman Leads Fla. Deputies On Pursuit

August 7, 2012
A woman led police on a car chase in north Marion County on Saturday because she was driving topless and on her way to surprise her boyfriend.

Texas Man Arrested, After Eating Family Pet

June 29, 2012
A 22-year-old Texas man has been charged with cruelty to non-livestock animals for attacking and partially eating a family pet, after taking the synthetic drug K-2.

Police Links: The Most Dangerous Job

June 28, 2012
It's nearing the end of another month, so it's time for another post covering a sprinkling of Internet morsels you might have missed, including a sleepwalking defense and jobs statistically more dangerous than yours.

Pa. Cop Fired for Taking Popsicle, Baseballs

June 7, 2012
An Allentown (Pa.) Police Department officer was fired on Wednesday for taking a Popsicle and two baseballs from a minor-league baseball stadium while on night patrol.

Student In Md. Cannibal Case Discussed Human Sacrifice

June 5, 2012
Alexander Kinyua allegedly chopped Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie into pieces and ate parts of his heart and brain was previously thrown out of the ROTC program for destroying property, and he was known to carry a machete and wear tribal-inspired face paint. He spoke about human sacrifice during a campus forum on hazing in January.

N.J. SWAT Team Subdues Suicidal Intestine Tosser

June 4, 2012
Tactical officers who arrived on the scene went off the playbook, after several attempts to subdue him with less-lethal force weren't successful. Officers used pepper spray, sprayed his face with water from a fire extinguisher, and fired 13 40mm "sponge rounds" at Wayne Carter.

New Video Shows More of Cannibal Attack

May 30, 2012
For almost 18 grisly minutes, Eugene savaged his victim, punching him and stripping the man's pants before gnawing off the homeless man's face — all as cars and cyclists rolled by on the busy causeway on a sunny Saturday afternoon.

Video: Miami Cop Who Stopped Cannibal Attack 'Doing All Right'

May 29, 2012
The Miami Police Department officer who fatally shot a naked man who was chewing off another naked man's face on Saturday has handled the traumatic episode well so far, according to the agency's patrol union.

Miami Cannibal Attack

May 29, 2012

A Miami man have been under the influence of "bath salts," a new form of LSD, when he chewed off the face of another man on the Miami Causeway. Read the full story here.

Miami Cop Shoots, Kills Naked Cannibal

May 28, 2012
Only the police tape, the bloodstain on the ground, and a grotesque mystery remained Sunday after the brutal attack on the MacArthur Causeway in which one naked man was shot dead by police after he attacked another naked man and began eating his face.

Pa. Cop Broke Into Neighbor's House, Did Laundry

May 23, 2012
A Rankin (Pa.) Police officer has been charged with trespassing and criminal mischief for breaking into a neighbor's vacant house to use the washer and dryer.

Fla. Soda Thief Faces Felony

April 23, 2012
A Naples, Fla., man faces a felony charge after being accused of walking out of the McDonald's in East Naples without paying for a cup of soda.
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