Strange Crime

Manteca Police are pursuing several unidentified suspects, who will presumably be grilled once they're in custody. While
Superman was arrested in Utah this week — OK it wasn’t the real Superman. But this is probably one of the most ironic arrests we’ve ever heard of.
This year was FULL of dumb crime stories — so much so that we could easily ask 2013, “REALLY?” Here’s a few of our favorites.
A dance student from Tulsa, Okla., on a trip to Houston was taken into custody on Saturday after she was discovered in her instructor's car.
We learned a lot from a 22-year-old woman who tried to storm the field at a University of Iowa football game over the weekend.
There's nothing wrong with saying, "See you later, alligator," unless it's a real alligator that you left in your mom's bathtub. Authorities in Volusia County, Fla., have charged Sean Lewis, 45, with alligator poaching after his mother called 911 on Monday to report him.
Douglas M. Benold, the now-retired doctor who declared St. James insane after a 1968 examination, told the Sun-Times, of
The phrase "See you later, alligator" has never seemed more appropriate than in a West Virginia pet store, where a baby gator was shoplifted.
Joseph Michael Brannen had a burning ambition to be a firefighter, but his plans have gone up in smoke. Brannen, 18, is in hot water after police say he admitted he purposely started a fire at his local library, so he could help put it out.
Two sisters in Miami not only share an unbreakable bond, but they also share an unusual distinction: They both got popped for DUI while riding in the same car at the same time.
An elderly man accused of robbing a San Diego bank wasn't interested in remaining silent about his alleged crimes.
When the real zombie apocalypse comes, this guy is definitely not on our team. Jerimiah Hartline, 19, is accused of stealing a three-axle tractor truck Saturday, speeding down a California highway and then flipping it on its side, causing multiple wrecks. His excuse? Zombies.
Updated story The charge, DNAinfo notes, was unrelated to the bus theft. Rather, it was a result of his lacking a title for
Sometimes, spending gym class stuffed in your locker can be a positive experience. The school's principal told Betti that
A Florida family's home was broken into by carnival worker Gregory Bruni who trashed their home while naked then proceeded to poop and masturbate in their house.
Brock also turned out to be a suspect in a December 2011 burglary of a local church. During a police interview, he admitted
"It's a situation where the plea itself is illegal, so he basically gets to start from scratch through no fault of his own
A suburban Chicago man who pleaded guilty to and was convicted of murder in a 2001 slaying has been granted a retrial after