TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .
A Massachusetts man who fled police after a high speed chase then made a wrong turn and ran through the parking lot of the state police barracks. The man and his accomplice stole a van then lead police on a high speed chase. The driver fled the van when it crashed and ran into the rear lot of the state police barracks in Charlton, where he was corralled by the station commander. Some guys make it pretty easy.
AND THEN THERE'S .....
Robert Nedeski, 36, who called 911 twenty times for a taxi, but had to settle for a ride in a police car. Nedeski got into a fight with a taxi driver about the fare. The driver eventually pulled over and let Nedeski out and refused to take him to his intended destination. So Nedeski called 911 over and over until the police showed up, but instead of taking him where he wanted to go, they took him to jail.
OR HOW 'BOUT .....
Israel Amaya, who learned if you steal an XBox, it's a bad idea to go online with the victim's account. The victim was still able to log into his account and was able to help find the suspect, who had started using the Xbox. The victim learned the suspect's name by chatting with the suspect's friends in an online chat room. Police found the suspect on Facebook and saw that he'd posted the stolen items for sale on his page. Amaya was arrested during a traffic stop where they also found he was carrying a loaded gun without a permit.
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