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Monday, January 21st, 2013

Jan 21, 2013 -- 9:55am

 

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

    Amii Jones, 21, who was hoping to sell a yellow dress on eBay, but accidentally uploaded a photo of her partially naked body along with the item. Jones took a photo of the dress hanging from a closet door, but failed to notice her own reflection in the door mirror, camera in hand, and in just a black bra and no panties. An embarrassed Jones reported it to eBay and they took it down, but by then it had gone viral.

AND THEN THERE'S .....

    Andrew Lee Bassett, 36, who robbed a bank, then fled into a local bar, sat down and started playing video poker. Bassett walked into an Oregon bank and handed the teller a note demanding cash. After getting the money he didn't head for a getaway car, but to the bar across the street where he sat down and started playing video poker. When the police arrived, Bassett was so engrossed in his poker playing that he had to be asked several times to stop what he was doing and place his hands on his head. When he instead reached for something in his pocket he was tased and placed under arrest.

OR HOW 'BOUT .....

    Noelle Clough, 23, who was sentenced to three years probation for stabbing her husband over a Cosmopolitan magazine quiz. Clough initially told police her husband told her to stab him; then changed her story to say her husband was choking her and she pulled a knife on him. In the report police blame the fight on a Cosmopolitan magazine quiz, a discussion of ex-lovers and too much alcohol.

    OKAY, ONE MORE .....

    22-year-old Hastings, Minnesota man, who jumped from a second story balcony at the Dakota County Courthouse in an attempt to avoid taking a urine test. The man was being escorted for drug testing when he ran away, jumped off the balcony and landed on his face. The man was taken to a hospital with a broken arm, bruises and a possible broken bone in his face.

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