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Three Tries, No Jewels

Two men attempted to break into a jewelry store in Beaudesert, Australia, on New Year’s Eve by breaking through the back wall of the building. However, when they went through the wall, they found themselves in a KFC outlet -which was still open! The two took the opportunity to hold up the restaurant, and made [...]

Oompa-Loompas Sought in Assault Case

Police in Norwich, Norfolk, England, are looking for two Oompa-Loompas in connection with an assault on a 28-year-old man, who was left with cuts, bruises, and two black eyes. The man was assaulted as he was leaving a kebab shop. “Police are seeking a group of four people, two of whom were dressed as Oompa-Loompas, who [...]

Police Car Lunch Bag

Police Car Lunch Bag  Is your little one in need of a new lunch bag before they had back to school? The Police Car Lunch Bag from the NeatoShop is to the rescue. This soft insulated lunch Bag, shaped like a police car, is here to save the day. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more [...]

Woman Crashes Car into House in Order to Distract the Police

A drunk driver in Red Hook, New York noticed that police had pulled over a friend of hers for drunk driving. She immediately swung into action, deciding that the best way to distract the police officer was to get him to chase her instead: [...] she drove past a Red Hook, N.Y., police officer on a [...]

The 30 Best Mugshots Of 2012

When people are hauled in by the police, they aren’t at their best. Still, some mug shots are head and shoulders above the rest, and tell a story all by themselves. This guy only ranked #15, so you must see the others. Link (Image source: The Smoking Gun)

The Teenager Who Flew into Red Square

Do you remember Mathias Rust? Hard to believe, but it’s been 25 years since the 19-year-old pilot flew from his home in West Germany and landed in the center of Moscow, breaking through every Soviet defense. Once the police had recovered from the shock of finding an unauthorised aircraft parked at the gates of the Kremlin, [...]

Librarians Found a Gun in a Donated Book

Image: Valparaiso Police Department Hiding a gun inside a hollowed-out book seems like something you’d only find in mystery books or at the movies, so employees at an Indiana public library were surprised to [...]

Bandits Attack Village, Villagers Set Bandits on Fire

In 2009, twenty bandits in India experienced a catastrophic victim selection failure when villagers fought back and slaughtered them: About 20 robbers raided a remote village in Jharkhand state late on Wednesday, but they were surrounded by hundreds of villagers, who began chasing them, police said. “Four were beaten to death, while eight took shelter in a [...]

Man Calls Police after Receiving Menacing Phone Call from His Dog

Bruce Gardner of Orem, Utah was just settling in for a day of work at his office when he received a phone call. No one spoke, but there was banging and scratching on the line. And the caller ID indicated that the call came from his own house! Gardner immediately called the police: Officers went to [...]

6 Remarkable Police Animals

We’ve seen bookstore cats, animals trained to sniff out bombs and heroic dogs, but now we’re here to focus on animals who have served, or are currently serving, their local police departments. 1. Momo, Nara Police Department, Japan We’re used to seeing large police dogs because, let’s face it, a lap dog can’t take down a [...]