TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .
Dyonta Rose, 29, an escaped prisoner who was re-arrested after calling 911 to complain about the pain from the handcuffs he had on. Texas police arrested Rose on drug charges but he ran off after they took their eye off him. They had no idea where he went until hours later when he called 911 to complain that he was losing circulation in his arms from the handcuffs. EMT's responded along with police, who arrested him... again.
AND THEN THERE'S .....
A North Texas mail carrier who was fired for marking all of his packages "return to sender" so he wouldn't have to make his deliveries. Post office officials were investigating higher than usual amounts of returned packages when they realized they were all marked by one carrier. Officials would not release anymore information about the investigation or detail how long the delivery problem had been going on.
OR HOW 'BOUT .....
A grade school in Sterling, Connecticut, who sent a great grandfather home with the wrong kid.
The man’s great-grandson and another boy were wearing similar hats when the teacher released them to their parents.ithout realizing the difference, the great-grandfather drove all the way home before realizing the mistake. He then headed back to the school to swap kids.
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