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Kentucky Police Impersonator Arrested After Calling For 'Backup'

July 6, 2010
When arrested, Justice was wearing a police baton, gold security guard's badge and silver volunteer firefighter badge. Justice also had two dashboard-mounted video cameras, which he used to videotape the incident.

Florida Drug Suspect Tells Police 'Tooth Fairy' Gave Her Money

July 5, 2010
Officers seized $1,300 from Hudson, who told police she received the funds from the "tooth fairy."

Suspect In Chicago Officer's Shooting Has No Problem 'Pullin da Trigger'

May 23, 2010
One of the two men who have been charged in the killing of off-duty Chicago officer Thomas Wortham bragged on his Facebook page about his hobbies of "basketball, dice and robbin," and wrote under his personal description: "I hav no promlem wit pullin da trigger!!!!!"

Nebraska Police Arrest 'Toilet Paper' Bandit

May 10, 2010
The man, who was captured on surveillance footage, had gained the nickname of the "toilet paper bandit" by authorities following the Saturday holdup.

Smoking Woman Attacks Duluth Officer

April 12, 2010
A 37-year-old woman who was allegedly violating a new law banning smoking near bus shelters punched and threatened a female officer who approached her.

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.

Officer Who Smelled Burning Marijuana From Chimney Triggered $10M Bust

March 10, 2010
An officer's keen nose has led to the largest pot bust in New Jersey history, which took an estimated $10 million in marijuana off the market.

Kentucky Woman Who Squirted Officer With Breast Milk Charged With Assault

March 8, 2010
The move brought a third-degree assault charge for 31-year-old Tony Tramel, who assaulted a corrections deputy as she was changing into an inmate uniform.

Wyoming Theft Suspect Runs Into Police Station

February 8, 2010
A Wyoming man may not have picked the best hiding place from officers, when he ran inside a nearby police station after stealing a bottle of liquor from a store.

Judge Sentences Abusive Traveler Who Impersonated Air Marshal

January 28, 2010
A U.S. District Court judge sentenced Paul Henry Boritzer to 10 months imprisonment for impersonating a federal air marshal while he was traveling to New Orleans from New York for Mardi Gras, the FBI announced.

Baltimore Police Imposter Arrested At Flea Market

January 25, 2010
When arrested, 32-year-old Thomas Godley was wearing a navy blue "special police" shirt and carrying a silver badge and silver Walther P99S handgun.

Wisconsin Woman Stripped and Spit At Female Officer During Arrest

January 17, 2010
A Sheboygan, Wisc., woman will serve six months for a bizarre day that began with a beef-jerky theft and ended with an arrest that involved her stripping in front of her children, kicking one officer in the groin and spitting into the mouth of another officer.

Arizona Motorcyclist Fails To Outrun Police Helicopter

December 30, 2009
A 22-year-old Arizona man rode his motorcycle 50 miles around Phoenix attempting to outrun a police helicopter, traveling at speeds of up to 100 mph and heading down a wrong-way street leading into an airport terminal.

The Stupid Factor

December 10, 2009

I especially love the folks who are not only stupid but self-righteously stupid, which ought to have its own special term like "extremepidity."

When This Guy Says He Wants Someone Decisive, Believe Him

December 8, 2009
"I thank God my partner had the balls to do what he had to do," he said. "I'd rather he take [the shot at me] than hesitate and get me or both of us killed. He's my partner, and any guys that are Monday morning quarterbacking the guy can kiss my ass."

Drunk 'Ninja' Impales Himself On Fence Post

November 19, 2009
A drunken man who believed he was a ninja needed the help of police and aid crews after he impaled himself while attempting to vault over a fence, the SeattlePI.com reports.

Police Follow Snow Tracks To Arrest Burglars

October 30, 2009
Three parolees living in a halfway house were arrested after Greenwood Village (Colo.) police followed their snow tracks to a Motel 6.

Man Tells Police God Told Him to Steal Car

October 28, 2009
The man smashed a window and was collared by a security guard before he could enter the showroom. When police arrived, the suspect initially told them his name was "Seven."

Police Nab Poster of "Sex For Phillies Tickets" Craiglist Ad

October 28, 2009
Susan Finkelstein, 43, was nabbed in the sting, but will not serve any jail time, since no money was exchanged. The offer isn't considered illegal for that reason.

'Last Samurai' Arrested After Attacking Officer

October 20, 2009
A suicidal Pennsylvania man who threatened to torch his apartment attacked a SWAT officer with a Samurai sword, and then was taken into custody when that officer used his Taser to subdue him, the Daily Times reports.
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