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Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 -- 12:12pm

TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .

    Kyla Anne MacMillan, a Canadian woman whose dine-and-dash might have worked if she hadn't left her purse behind.
    MacMillan bailed on a $160 bar tab, but was forced to return to the pub because her medication was in her purse.
    MacMillan had been partying with two other ladies and their hefty tab included a pitcher of beer, chicken wings, nachos, and 23 shots.
    She plead guilty to fraudulently obtaining food and was fined $325.



AND THEN THERE'S .....

    Officer Robert Harrington, 35, a Syracuse police officer whose distracted driving caused an accident with another police officer.
    Harrington was looking at his in-dash computer, and failed to stop for a red light at an intersection.
    He collided with an unmarked vehicle driven by Detective Edward MacBlane.
    Officials say Harrington was responding to a suspicious person complaint and was focused on the computer and not on the road.
    Neither man was injured. No tickets have been issued.



OR HOW ABOUT .....

    New York real estate heir Robert Durst, 71, who was arrested after urinating on candy at a CVS drugstore.
    Durst had just purchased his prescription at the pharmacy and without any provocation, began urinating on the cash register, drenching a candy display.
    Witnesses said he turned casually and left the store and was last seen walking down the street.
    The millionaire heir was charged with criminal mischief.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Jul 23, 2014 -- 9:44am

TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .

    30-year-old Roger Beasley Jr., a Mississippi man who was arrested after leading police on a chase that ended at the law enforcement academy.
    Police say Beasley fled from a traffic stop and was apparently so focused on getting away that when he jumped from his vehicle and ran, he didn't notice marked police cars outside the Harrison County Law Enforcement Training Academy.
    He even ran into the building while training was in session, only to get arrested.


AND THEN THERE'S .....

    Stefen Michael Kessler, 27, who fell asleep in the middle of burglarizing a Florida hotel room.
    A couple returning to their Panhandle hotel room found their luggage unzipped, cash missing and Kessler snoozing in their bed.
    The man woke Kessler, who sprang from the bed, said he was in the wrong room and left wearing one of the woman's shirts.
    Kessler then went into the next room, gathered up his things and left with two females.
    Police caught up with Kessler some time later and charged him with unarmed burglary of an unoccupied structure and theft.


OR HOW ABOUT .....

    Timothy Keith Colgrove, a pharmacist at a Georgia grocery store, who was arrested for taking "up-skirt" photos of a female customer.
    After noticing his strange behavior, the woman in the photo confronted Colgrove and tried to take his cellphone.
    After a brief struggle, another customer helped the victim obtain the phone, which was later passed along to authorities.
    The victim told police that Colgrove was “trying to delete the pictures” before she took the phone.
    Colgrove was arrested and is on administrative leave from the pharmacy pending the outcome of the investigation.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Jul 22, 2014 -- 10:35am

TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .

    Danielle Saxton, 27, an Illinois woman who was arrested after stealing a dress from a boutique and posting a photo of her wearing it on Facebook.
    The store's owner, Kent Williams, posted about the burglary on Facebook and someone who saw Saxton's photos notified him.
    He then contacted police and Saxon was arrested on misdemeanor retail theft charges.


AND THEN THERE'S .....

    Daniel Lee Warn, a California man who was busted after returning to a chicken store he robbed to get lunch.
    Employees recognized Warn from the earlier robbery because he didn't even change clothes prior to returning to the restaurant.
    He was especially recognizable because he was wearing a hat with a cartoonish neon-pink face on it.
    While he waited in line at the eatery, police were called to come and arrest him.


OR HOW ABOUT .....

    Joshua James Driskell, a 24-year-old Washington man, who was sentenced to 10 years behind bars after he robbed the same bank and teller that had led to his previous jail sentence.
    Just one month after being released from prison for a 2010 bank robbery, Driskell held up the same bank and the same teller.
    A detective recognized him from security footage, and the teller gave police a partial license plate number of the getaway vehicle.
    Driskell told police he spent some of the $2,000 he got from the robbery on marijuana.

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Jul 21, 2014 -- 11:36am

 TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .

    Three teen burglars in St. Petersburg, Florida, who tried breaking into a parked car while an undercover detective sat inside.
    The teens had burglarized several cars when they decided to try one more.
    It was there that they found the detective, who was watching the area because numerous break-ins were reported.
    The teens, girls ages 13 and 15 and a 14-year-old boy, were arrested and charged with possession of burglary tools and burglary on a vehicle.



AND THEN THERE'S .....

    A bearded man in Massachusetts, who failed to rob a bank while disguised as a woman.
    The man walked into the bank wearing a wig, a dress, and bright red shoes during the heist.
    He passed a note to a teller, but it's unclear if he got any cash before fleeing.
    A K-9 unit tracked him to a nearby home, where he was arrested.



OR HOW ABOUT .....

    Evgeniy Tankov, 35, a lawyer in Kazakhstan, who is facing up to 10 years in jail after he pulled out a fly swatter and used it to slap a judge.
    Tankov had been hired in an inheritance case and was not happy with the way the case was going.
    Video footage shows him approach the judge and say, “Let’s not hang about arguing the law here, let’s decide this with fly swatters.”
    He then brandishes a fly swatter, and uses it to slap the judge.
    The opposing lawyer stood up and punched Tankov.
    Seconds later, the judge came around and started wrestling with Tankov as well.
    A court official confirmed the incident and said Tankov has been barred from practicing and also faces criminal charges of assault.

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Jul 18, 2014 -- 9:50am

 TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .

    An unidentified Seattle man, whose attempt to kill a spider ended up causing $60,000 worth of damage.
    A spokesman for the Seattle Fire Department said the man used spray paint and a lighter as "a self-made blowtorch to kill a spider in the laundry room" of a rental house.
    A fire broke out and, despite his attempts to put water on it, the blaze quickly spread into the attic.
    The man and his mother got out of the house, and no injuries were reported in the fire.


AND THEN THERE'S .....

    Claire Leeson, 24, who has already spent over $30,000 in cosmetic surgeries to look like Kim Kardashian.
    She got the idea to change her image after friends told her she resembled Kardashian.
    To date, she has had breast implants, hair extensions, spray tans, makeup and clothing, all to copy the body image of her idol.
    Leeson even plans to have pads added to her buttocks, but admits, "my bum is never going to be as big as Kim's is."
    Leeson said she is in debt "up to her eyeballs."
    Her cosmetically enhanced eye balls.



OR HOW ABOUT .....

    29-year-old Michael Harp, who ordered five pizzas while in custody at a police station in Kentucky.
    Police got a surprise when five pizzas showed up at the station.
    The name on the order was that of the officer who arrested Harp for shoplifting.
    Officers linked the call to Harp by tracking his cellphone number.
    Harp now faces additional charges, including theft of identity, theft by deception, and impersonating a police officer.

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