TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .
Samantha Fawcett, 24, who dropped by the Alaska State Trooper's post in Ketchikan, Alaska, to ask for a criminal background check. She got it, but she may not have wanted it. The check revealed an outstanding $100 arrest warrant on her. She was arrested on the spot.
AND THEN THERE'S .....
43-year-old Scott Rodrigue, a Louisiana man, who left behind the pickaxe he used during a break-in at a pharmacy. However, the robber failed to remove the barcode sticker from the newly purchased pickaxe and police were able to determine the store it was purchased at. From there they were able to get the store's video of the purchase and the buyer's license plate. When police ran the plates they obtained a search warrant and found the drugs from the pharmacy in Rodrigue's home. Rodrigue was arrested on a variety of charges.
OR HOW 'BOUT .....
24-year-old Andrew Steven Jung, whose pension for munchies lead to his ultimate arrest. Police responded to a break-in at the St. Peters Catholic Church in St. Charles, Missouri and found that a deep freezer had been damaged, and ice cream had been taken. Jung was spotted walking about three blocks from the church, intoxicated and with ice cream on his face and clothing. Court documents show that Jung is on probation for burglarizing another church nearby.
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