C) A Delaware bank robber who made a getaway before running out of gas. The crook's empty car was spotted on the side of the road by state troopers. They arrested him when he came back carrying a can of gas.
November 5, 2012
A) An Ohio woman who broke into a home to clean. The 53-year-old washed some coffee cups, took out the trash, vacuumed and dusted before leaving a 75 dollar bill for her services on a napkin. She pled guilty to attempted burglary.
B) Two suspected smugglers who tried to illegally cross the border by driving over the fence. They built a ramp over the 14-foot-tall border fence and tried to drive a SUV up and over. The Jeep got stuck at the top and the suspects fled back to Mexico on foot.
C) A Canadian cop who tried to bum a beer from a woman he had arrested for drunk driving. The officer text messaged the woman offering to forget everything at trial if she bought him a brew. He's under investigation.
October 22, 2012
A) An Arizona man who broke up a fight on train using a samurai sword. Two men where jumping a third passenger when the man pulled the sword out. He chased them attackers off the train, but didn't hurt anyone.
B) A Florida man who was dealing on the black market in dinosaur bones. The 38 year old stole a T-Rex skeleton from Mongolia that was auctioned off for a million dollars in May. He is charged with smuggling bones and faces 35 years in prison.
C) A Bosnian scrap metal thief who stole a 40-foot bridge. The 29 year old dragged it to his home and stashed it in his front yard. The bridge weighed several tons.
October 15, 2012
A) An elderly couple in Britain who unknowingly grew a marijuana plant in their backyard. The couple thought they bought a regular bush at a flea market and planted it in their backyard. Police said it was the largest pot plant they'd ever seen.
B) A Virginia man who was drunk when he went looking for a job as a truck driver. The 51-year-old was also driving without a license, which had been taken from him for another DUI arrest. He was sentenced to more than 2 years in prison.
C) Florida governor Rick Scott who gave people looking for information on a meningitis outbreak the number to a phone sex hotline. He was trying to send them the Florida Department of Health, but was off by one digit.
October 8, 2012
A) A Michigan man whose crime fighting interfered with a police investigation. The 33 year old was dressed as Batman and refused to leave the scene of an accident. The man was making it hard for the police to conduct an investigation. He was arrested and part of his probation forbids him from wearing costumes.
B) A Pennsylvania man who tried to eat a marijuana plant when police came to search his home. But, go figures, he couldn't finish the whole thing before the cops found him. They seized 4 pounds of marijuana and thousands of dollars in cash.
C) A high school student who apparently drugged his teacher with butt-enchancing drugs. The North Carolina woman claims the kid put the pills in her coffee. The student was disciplined by the school but no word if she pressed charges.
October 1, 2012
A) A Florida man who deposited a stolen $1,000 check into an ATM, and then, tried to withdraw the money. When the ATM took his card, he tied a seatbelt to the ATM and attempted to rip it from the wall. He didn't get away with any cash, but a bank camera caught the whole thing on tape.
B) A Pennsylvania woman who was more worried about good hygiene than a stint in jail. She insisted on taking a bath when police showed up at her door with an arrest warrant. She tried to close the door on the officers and fought with them when they tried to arrest her.
C) A Florida man who assaulted two police officers before attempting to escape... into the ocean. After refusing arrest, the man punched out a bedroom window with his head and ran into the Atlantic. The officers are okay, but the man is now in jail.