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Monday, February 18th, 2013

Feb 18, 2013 -- 9:35am

 

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

    A fifteen-year-old from Des Moines, Iowa, who swiped a car to go joyriding with friends, but didn't get far. Police had no problem identifying the stolen car, because the teen didn't remove the Northern Lights Pizza car top sign from the roof. Within a half hour the teen and his three friends were arrested.

AND THEN THERE'S .....

    37-year-old Joshua Blake Stricklin of Little Rock, Arkansas, who was spotted by police officer Lt. Brent Everett as he was carrying a bag of items out of a home. When questioned by Everett, Stricklin said he was picking up items for his aunt. Unfortunately, the home belonged to Everett's mother, not Stricklin's aunt. He was arrested on the spot.

OKAY, ONE MORE .....

    Conner Hinton, 17, and Taylor Nuttal, 17, who broke into a home in Sugar Land, Texas, just days after the town was named one of the safest towns in America. Oh, and the home was owned by the town's Chief of Police, Doug Brinkley, who was a mere five blocks away when the alarm in his home began to sound. So now, with the two boys behind bars, the town is even safer.

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