B) An Illinois man robbed a cab driver, and made off with $100. Too bad he left his ID in the cabbie's taxi. Police quickly tracked him down, and he was arrested.
C) These local would-be thieves who tried to steal a car, but hit a snag when they realized the car had a manual transmission. The men attempted to take another man's Volkswagen at a gas station. They ran off when the owner explained his car was a stick shift.
July 18, 2011
A) An Illinois man got arrested after he reported his pot stolen. The man called police and said he was robbed, and two pounds of marijuana was taken. When police arrived, they found even more drugs. He now faces a number of drug charges.
B) These two Wisconsin brothers got into a fight over shampoo. Police were called to the brothers home after complaints of a disturbance. One brother told police the fight started when the other took a bottle of shampoo from his room. Both were arrested.
C) This Massachusetts man tried to rob a bank ATM, using a hatchet. Witnesses spotted the man repeatedly hitting the machine with the object, but his attempts were unsuccessful. The man left the scene, but it didn't take police long to catch up with him. He was arrested.
July 11, 2011
A) This Colorado man who got burned after he tried to mix fireworks in a coffee grinder. The man says he read online about how larger fireworks could be made from smaller ones, but police say the friction from the electric grinder probably caused the fireworks to blow up.
B) A Florida man who probably should have learned how to fly a plane BEFORE he tried to steal it. Police say the man broke into the plane at a flight school, only to crash it into another plane a few minutes later. He wasn't hurt in the crash.
C) This Michigan man who fled a courthouse after his sentencing. Too bad the police officer chasing after him was a marathon runner. The man was quickly caught and taken back to jail.
June 27, 2011
A) A pastor in Dallas, Texas tried to burglarize one of her church member's homes on Christmas Eve. She spent Christmas Day in jail.
B) A man was arrested in Canada because he threw more than $1,000 in cash and marijuana from his rooftop. Police caught him on the rooftop.
C) In Buffalo New York, a 20-year-old was arrested after he threw a small bag of marijuana out of his moving car. It landed on a police cruiser.
June 20, 2011
A) A Polish man looking to impress a woman, rode shirtless on a horse into the front door of her home. The woman was not impressed and called police. The man now faces charges.
B) An Oregon man caught on camera relieving himself into an open reservoir. Authorities decided to drain the nearly 8 million gallon water source, costing the city of Portland $36,000 in the process. The man was charged and fined.
C) A Washington State escaped convict who knocked on a cabin door looking to use a phone and ended up finding an off duty officer from the same prison he ran away from a day earlier. The runaway is back behind bars.
June 13, 2011
A) An Illinois man walked into a convenience store demanding 99 cents. When the store clerk refused, the man held up a gun, but left the store when another customer came in. He didn't get far before police found him. He was also carrying drugs.
B) This New York teen convinced his girlfriend and her family he had inherited a multimillion-dollar home. Too bad it wasn't true. After the family got comfortable in the home, the real owner showed up. The teen now faces burglary charges.
C) An ex-California deputy showed up to his DUI sentencing drunk. The court bailiff smelled the alcohol on the man, and the judge decided to postpone the sentencing. The man's bail was also increased.
June 6, 2011
A) A Maryland man who was yelling during a phone conversation in his motel room about there being a warrant out for his arrest. He was so loud that other motel guests heard the conversation, called the police, and the man was arrested.