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OnStar Stops Carjacker, Who Then Falls Into Pool

October 20, 2009
A man who carjacked a Chevrolet Tahoe in a Visalia, Calif., parking lot using a sawed-off shotgun led police on a high-speed pursuit, until OnStar operators disabled the vehicle using a new feature added in 2009, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Man Sentenced To 3 Years For Lasering Police Copter

September 17, 2009
Pointing lasers at aircraft is extremely dangerous, and the pilot who was targeted by Balltazar Valladares, 30, said the incidents happen often in the Sacramento area.

Foot Pursuit Ends When Suspect Jumps Fence Into Sheriff's Yard

September 3, 2009
A Carson City man was apprehended after a foot pursuit that began when deputies pulled him over during a traffic stop and ended when he jumped over a fence into Sheriff Ken Furlong's backyard, reports the Nevada Appeal.

Inmate Admits Mailing Bomb Threat to Federal Agency

September 3, 2009
Inmate Glen Sharkany, 40, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport, Conn., to one count of conveying false information through the postal system,U.S. Attorney Nora R. Dannehy announced.

Money Laundering for Morons

August 27, 2009
Collectibles are fragile and a very poor investment. That's why I was stunned earlier this week when I read that a methamphetamine ring in Colorado used comic books for money laundering.

Home Invaders Apologize For Ransacking Wrong House

August 27, 2009
Two men held a 16-year-old girl at gunpoint as they ransacked a Newport News, Va., home, then suddenly left without stealing any items, after apologizing for entering the 'wrong house,' WAVY.com reports.

Large Meth Ring Busted in Colorado

August 25, 2009
A massive methamphetamine ring with suspected gang affiliation that used women as drug mules and classic Batman and Superman comic books to hide drug profits has been dismantled after a year-long undercover operation.

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.

Alabama Man Admitted Sex Crimes During Police Interview

August 14, 2009
A 21-year-old man who admitted to possessing child pornography and having sex with an underage girl during a job interview with Montgomery police has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, AL.com reports.

Chicago Man Charged with Punching Police Horse

August 11, 2009
A 21-year-old man spent the night in jail after he allegedly punched a Chicago police horse near the Lollapalooza music festival.

Florida Man Assaults SWAT Officer

July 27, 2009
A 30-year-old man who threatened to kill his mother was arrested, after a SWAT unit used gas to expel him from his home in Port St. Lucie, Florida, TCPalm.com reports.

S.C. Serial Killer Spent His Last Days Partying

July 9, 2009
Patrick Tracy Burris spent his last days taking drugs in a partying binge. When police found him early Monday in an abandoned house near Dallas, N.C., he was so impaired he could barely walk.

Police Arrest Man in Miniskirt Viewing Porn in Gym

June 24, 2009

Tustin (Calif.) Police arrested a man on suspicion of drug possession Tuesday after finding him wearing women's clothes and looking at porn in an apartment gym. Stephen Murdoch, 45, was dressed in a miniskirt, stockings and heels, and was looking at pornography on a computer, said Tustin police Sgt. Jeff Blair.

Man Impersonates a Police Officer When Pulled Over by Real Cop

June 19, 2009
A Dodge Charger modified to look like a police car caught the eye of the real police when its owner, Evan Kane of Waterford, was driving through Mechanicville, N.Y. Kane made a minor traffic infraction, and an officer right behind him pulled up to talk. Police say during the conversation, Kane identified himself as an officer.

Police: Man Attacked for Bologna Sandwich

June 18, 2009
A man in Oklahoma City said he was attacked for his bologna and cheese sandwich. Police say 24-year-old Roger Hamilton told them he was sitting on a bus station bench Wednesday, about to put mayonnaise on his sandwich, when another man began staring at him.

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.

Minnesota Cops Who Stopped for Gas Bust Motorist Pulling in with "Cooking" Meth Lab

May 7, 2009
A search of the vehicle revealed an overwhelming odor of ammonia. Drug paraphernalia, containers and other items were located "that confirmed the presence of a methamphetamine lab," said West Hennepin Public Safety Director Ray McCoy.

Bank Robber Hails Cab for His Getaway Try, Boston Officers Say

April 3, 2009
Glenn Carbonneau appeared to be in a hurry, running and waving his arms at a cab as it drove from Symphony Hall yesterday morning. The driver stopped and waited for him to catch up, thinking the man needed to tend to urgent family matters.

Speeding Driver Was Rushing to Bid on eBay "Star Wars" Collectible

March 13, 2009
Just after 9 p.m., a State Patrol trooper patrolling Interstate 90 saw a speeding 2004 Volkswagen R32 passing other vehicles in the express lane in the Mount Baker Tunnel. As the Volkswagen came out of the tunnel, the trooper clocked it going 110 mph as it continued across the floating bridge. With the trooper behind him, the driver eventually pulled over on Mercer Island.

Man Robs Colorado 7-11 with "Star Trek" Sword

February 5, 2009
It may be a galactic first - a Colorado Springs 7-Eleven robbed early Wednesday by a man wielding a Klingon Bat'leth blade. It's the weapon of choice for the war-like race on "Star Trek", but fairly rare in stickups on Earth.
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