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Zopittybop-bop-bop Arrested In Wis.

January 9, 2012
Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-bop-bop, 30, was arrested for possession of marijuana and a knife in a park near the state Capitol. He was also found in violation of his probation following the arrest.

Iowa Man Assaults Officer With Toy Monkey

January 9, 2012
A Des Moines (Iowa) Police officer was struck in the face with a stuffed monkey while questioning a 24-year-old suspect who had caused a disturbance in a convenience store late Saturday.

University Fires Officer Who Sold Sex Toys On Duty

December 28, 2011
A judge upheld the decision of North Carolina Central University officials to fire a campus police officer who sold sex toys out of his patrol car while on duty.

Calif. Coffee Shop Cited for Nude Waitresses

September 9, 2011
San Jose (Calif.) Police are cracking down on Vietnamese coffee shops who are offering more than just sugar with their coffee. San Jose PD officers have begun citing waitresses for showing too much skin.

Cops Tell Idaho Man In Bunny Suit To Stop Scaring Children

August 3, 2011
Idaho Falls Police officers have told a local 34-year-old man to stop wearing his bunny suit in public because he has been annoying neighbors and frightening their children.

Virginia Police Seek Serial Butt Slasher

July 28, 2011
Fairfax County (Va.) Police believe a man captured on video surveillance footage may be responsible for cutting the buttocks of five women in retail stores while they are shopping.

Calif. Woman who Allegedly Swiped Ancient Relic Arrested

June 17, 2011
Long Beach (Calif.) Police have arrested a 41-year-old woman believed to have swiped an 800-year-old religious relic from a local church. The relic is a silver-and-gold-plated, Gothic-style ornament that measures about 16 inches tall and 10 inches wide at its widest point.

N.C. Man Urinated on Highway Patrol Cruiser

April 18, 2011
A Wilson man is expected in court in May on charges he urinated on a North Carolina Highway Patrol car parked in front of a county magistrate's office.

Ohio Man Who Assaulted Driver Claimed To Be 'the Lord'

April 9, 2011
A 54-year-old aspiring Olympic weightlifter was arrested in Westlake, Ohio, on Friday, after assaulting one driver while claiming he was "the Lord" and attempting to do the same to a second driver.

Woman Bit Cop, After Refusing to Pick Up Dog Waste

April 5, 2011
A Memphis Police officer advised East Memphis resident Kristen Anise Hall, 24, to clean up her pit bull's waste on Monday, and was met with a fight and a bite. Hall apparently bit the officer, after refusing to clean up after her dog, who was defecating in a park.

S.C. Road Sign Warns Motorists of Zombie Hazard

March 21, 2011
One sign read "Zombies Ahead" and rotated to "Watch for Hunters." On the other side of the road, another sign read "Be alert for Tanks."

Minnesota Officer Charged In Corkscrew Theft

January 10, 2011
Hastings Officer Rene Doffing was charged with misdemeanor theft for grabbing the corkscrew at the Green Mill on Nov. 22. If convicted, Doffing could lose his law enforcement license and job.

Costumed Entertainers Return to Hollywood, After Court Win

November 22, 2010
The "super heroes" and other costumed characters who had become a familiar sight along Hollywood Boulevard before the LAPD swept them away in June won a federal court ruling that will allow Darth Vader, The Hulk, and Spider-Man to return.

Police Reports Make Humorous Headlines

April 8, 2010

A staple section of local newspapers has always been the short crime report items culled from the police blotter. Usually, it's a cub reporter's first job to head to the local substation to jot down pertinent details from the crime reports officers take about mostly petty crimes. Once in awhile, these young reporters submit a suggestion for a headline that squeaks by an overworked, bleary eyed editor. Sometimes, as they say, mistakes were made.

Police Fatally Shoot Woman With Meat Cleaver

December 16, 2009
Modesto police shot a woman on a California playground after she allegedly entered school grounds and began hitting herself in the head with a meat cleaver.

Ohio Rookie Tasers Boy After $2 Tobacco Canister Theft

December 10, 2009
A rookie officer from the Piqua (Ohio) Police Department used a Taser on a 16-year-old who had stolen a $2 tobacco canister from a convenience store.

SWAT Called After Worker's Lego Gun Scares Colleagues

December 9, 2009
A worker at a Toronto design firm's decision to bring his new replica Lego gun to work got him in hot water when the city's SWAT unit was called to investigate, the National Post reports.

Louisiana Police Arrest Nude Burglar

October 8, 2009
The Slidell (La.) Police Department have arrested the man captured by a resident's video surveillance system, while he broke into a home in the buff.

Oregon Man Who Robbed Police Station Faces Nine Charges

August 20, 2009
A 26-year-old Oregon man will face nine charges related to his brazen robbery of the North Bend police station in which he made off with a police cruiser, two Tasers and a radio, the Register-Guard reports.

Arizona Man with Police Siren Pulls Over Off-Duty Officer

May 15, 2009
Officer Matt Lydic said a man driving a black Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor model turned on a police siren while driving behind him, authorities said. Lydic pulled over to the side of the road believing there was an emergency vehicle he couldn't see. The driver pulled up beside him and told him to slow down.
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