Archive for September, 2009
Detective kicks some Wal-mart greeter butt
Seriously though, we all know that wal-mart greeters are usually a little too old, or slow, to warrant a smack up. A Chattanooga detective accused of assaulting an elderly Wal-Mart greeter who asked to see his sales receipt at the store has been suspended from duty. Police Chief Freeman Cooper told the Chattanooga Times Free Press that following a disciplinary hearing the officer was suspended 28 days without pay for conduct unbecoming an officer, improper procedure and excessive use of force. The chief said the officer must also be retrained in the department’s use of force policy and take an...
Woman arrested for keeping over due library book 250 dollar bond
I hate to see what they do to people with over due Blu-ray movies. An Independence woman was arrested on theft charges Thursday for failing to return a library book. Shelly J. Koontz, 39, was arrested just after 8 p.m. at her residence after a warrant had been issued. She was originally charged with fifth-degree theft for keeping “The Freedom Writers Diary,” which she checked out from the Jesup Public Library in April 2008. Jesup Police Chief Rick Deitrick said the book was valued at $13.95. “Theft is theft, no matter what it is,” Deitrick said. Library employees tried to...
Mom guilty of letting 3 yr old son smoke
Take the kid away, and destroy her reproductive organs. A 24-year-old Brit woman has pleaded guilty for allowing her three-year-old son to smoke. Kelly Pocock was arrested and charged with cruelty to a child under 16. Natasha Dudley, 25, a family friend, was astonished to see the child puffing away while his mum was on the phone in the same room. She said it looked like the youngster had been smoking for “years”. Worried Dudley used her mobile to film him and showed the video to social workers who alerted cops. Shocked Judge John Curron said that the case was...
Bad ass of the week: Tough cop nabs crook after branch impales eyeball
What sucks is the suspect is already out of jail…. A police officer kept chasing a suspect for his first arrest – despite getting a six-inch branch stuck in his eye. Pc John Nash slipped on mud and slid head first into a bush while pursuing the man in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, just six days into the job. He only realised he was injured when he arrested the suspect, who told him he had “better get to hospital”. Pc Nash, 25, underwent three hours of surgery, which saved his eye, and says he now just wants to return to work....
Pyromaniac looks to make the next human torch
Local news from the Utica O.D. HOT off the press. A Dolgeville man was sent to jail after state police said he poured gasoline on another man and burned him. Kyle J. Edick, 18, of Timmerman Street, was charged with felony first-degree assault in connection with the assault in connection with the Jan. 3 incident on Peck Road in Salisbury, police said Thursday evening. Police said Edick poured gas on the clothing of a 19-year-old man, who suffered second-degree burns to his abdomen and arms. Link to Source...
Mans pistol shatters toilet during break
He must have shit his pants. The toilet at Centerville’s Carl’s Jr. restaurant never knew what hit it, but police say it was a slug from a 26-year-old Salt Lake City man’s .40-caliber handgun. As the man hitched up his pants, the pistol fell from the holster, hit the tile floor and fired — shattering the toilet and sending porcelain into the man’s arm. A woman in an adjacent restroom was frightened and complained of chest pain, but both she and the man were treated at the scene. Link to source...
Goats blamed for torching house
Yeah this one one hell of an insurance scam. Blame the poor scape-goat. Firefighters said goats may have started a fire that destroyed a home near Norwalk in central Iowa. The fire broke out early Tuesday. Three people escaped unharmed. John Hadley said his cat woke up him up, and he saw smoke coming from a ceiling. Hadley then woke up his ailing mother and her companion and got them out of the house. Assistant Northern Warren County Fire Chief Kevin Dingman said the fire may have been started by some goats kept in a shed attached to the rear...
Shit throwing monkey on the run
Say what? Wildlife officials said arhesus monkey known to throw feces when mad is on the loose in Tampa Bay. Authorities have been trying to capture the primate since Tuesday afternoon, but it managed to evade a bucket truck and tranquilizer dart. Gary Morse with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the adult male is thought to have escaped from an unlicensed source. It was last seen in Clearwater. Link to source...
Man attempts to sell daughter for 16k, 100 cases of beer and a few cases of meat (wtf)
Ok ok, we called for dad of the year before but this guy takes the cake. Police have arrested a Greenfield man for allegedly arranging to sell his 14-year-old daughter into marriage in exchange for $16,000, 100 cases of beer and several cases of meat. Police said they only learned of the deal after the 36-year-old man went to them to get his daughter back because payment wasn’t made as promised. The man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of human trafficking. Officers also arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of statutory rape. Investigators believe the girl went willingly with the...
Teen convicted of killing mother over video game

A judge Monday rejected the defense that a teenage boy opened fire on his family because he was addicted to video games, convicting him of wounding his clergyman father and killing his mother ...

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